IACC Series, Transparency International: Reality-Based Game Provides Knowledge About Political Corruption

In our latest article about the work of Transparency International and the IACC conference, we look at the work of Paolo Rivas and a board game he created that provides an easy way to teach difficult and complex topics surrounding governance and corruption.

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Staying Safe From Floods Through Gamification

In many parts of the world, flooding and natural disasters can be a seasonal threat to people’s lives. While these may be a recurrent theme in some regions, education on preventive and awareness are not always as readily adopted as humanitarian agencies would like. UNESCO-Bangkok has teamed up with software developer Opendream to address this very problem through a unique approach.

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“Free Rice” Uses Trivia Games to Feed the Hungry

  This article celebrates World Food Day, 16 October, 2014.   World Food Day has been officially recognized by the United Nations every year since it was first conceived in 1945. It’s meant to celebrate and recognize the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) branch of the UN, which works towards ending world hunger. While the officially recognized day draws much …

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AlJazeera Releases Interactive Game on Pirate Fishing

In 2012, Al Jazeera set out on an investigative project in which journalist Juliana Ruhfus began probing illegal pirate fishing off the coast of Sierra Leone. The resulting two-part series, called “Pirate Fishing”, was part of the People & Power series, and set out to show that not only were illegal fishing practices taking place, but also expose the negative effects …

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