The upcoming 20th-anniversary celebration of Games for Change, a non-profit organization that promotes the use of video games for social impact, is set to be a historic event as it will be held at the prestigious United Nations in New York. In a momentous first, the United Nations will be hosting a video games event as part of the Games for Change Festival.
This much-anticipated festival will span a week-long and is organized in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme and the United Nations Environment Programme. Be ready to immerse yourself in a captivating lineup of events that showcase the intersection of gaming, technology, and social good.
Mark your calendars for July 17 to July 21 as Games for Change presents a groundbreaking program that is not to be missed. The highlight of this charitable organization’s mission to make a difference in the world through video games is the first-ever summit to be held at the prestigious UN headquarters in New York City. Alongside this momentous occasion, a special Next Gen Fest for young adults aged 13 to 18 years old will also be held, showcasing the power of gaming to inspire and motivate the next generation.
In addition, the Games and Sustainable Development Goals event promises to be a highlight of the festival, highlighting how video games can play a significant role in achieving sustainable development. Join us for an unforgettable week of innovative and impactful events that aim to make a positive change in the world.
Established in 2004, Games for Change is a non-profit organization that seeks to unite technology and gaming companies, non-profit organizations, foundations, and government agencies in organizing events and programs that harness the power of video games for social change. Through its activities, Games for Change aims to demonstrate that video games can be a potent tool for driving positive social transformation.