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BAKU: at UN forum, Arab entrepreneur touts potential of virtual games to make real-world impact

UN News Centre:

27 April 2016 – “In a virtual world, everyone can be a world-saving hero,” an Arab entrepreneur from Israel told the UN News Centre in Baku, underscoring the potential of online games to bridge the divide between young adults in conflict zones and foster inclusive society.

Hans Shakur, a co-founder of GamesForPeace, a growing non-profit initiative that started two years ago as a pilot, was among the panelists invited to the 7th Global Forum of the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) under way in the Azerbaijani capital.

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