The UN and partners are asking ordinary citizens around the world to unleash their creativity. Competitions on a variety of themes are regularly being organized. They are challenging, fun and rewarding, representing a great opportunity to get involved and help raise awareness on a given subject.
In an organized effort to promote the work of the United Nations system, raise awareness and influence international decision making, there are a number of campaigns and outreach initiatives that are being organized throughout the year.
The United Nations has sought to capitalise on the popularity of video games to educate and raise awareness about the work of the organization.
From the crippling toll of hunger to the desperate plight of refugees, the United Nations system is turning to video games as a vivid tool with realistic simulations to raise awareness of the world’s ills among the more affluent nations.
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The Brussels based United Nations Regional Information Centre for Western Europe - UNRIC provides information on UN activities to the countries of the region. It also provides liaison with institutions of the European Union in the field of information. Its outreach activities extend to all segments of society and joint campaigns, projects and events are organized with partners including the EU, governments, the media, NGOs, schools and local authorities.
United Nations Regional Information Centre for Western Europe (UNRIC Brussels)
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