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Uri Mishol talks about Games for Peace at Build Peace Conference

Games for Peace chairman Uri Mishol gave a talk at the Build Peace conference, speaking about the past two years at Games for Peace.

 

May 7th, 2015|Updates|0 Comments

Play for Peace Weekend #6 – Minecraft Amusement Park

The sixth Play for Peace Weekend event was held on December 12-13 2014, hosting about 70 participants from Jordan, Israel, Palestine, Egypt and other countries in the Middle East who spent the weekend playing and creating together.

This time, players were invited to build a theme park for peace, competing for a $50 amazon.com coupon. The […]

December 15th, 2014|Updates|0 Comments

Play2Talk school program to run in 12 Jewish and Arab schools in Israel, in collaboration with the Amal Educational Network.

Games for Peace’s Play2Talk school program, which uses the popular computer game Minecraft to foster trust and create a dialogue between Jewish and Arab schoolchildren, is set to run in 12 schools in the coming school year.

 

The program will run as part of a collaboration between Games for Peace and The Amal educational network, a […]

November 10th, 2014|Updates|0 Comments

Games for Peace to help use online games for inter-ethnic youth engagement in the Caucasus

Games for Peace and the Elva Community Engagement organization have signed an agreement in which Games for Peace will participate as a consultant for the project “Promoting Mutual Trust and Interaction Amongst Youth through Online Gaming”, supported by EU/UNDP program Confidence Building Early Response Mechanism (COBERM).

The project aims to stimulate trust, understanding and interaction amongst […]

October 6th, 2014|Updates|0 Comments

Video from Play for Peace Weekend #5 – Minecraft World Cup

Thanks everyone who attended the fifth Play for Peace Weekend event, which featured over 50 players from across the middle east supporting their favorite teams in a Minecraft world based around the world cup! […]

July 9th, 2014|Updates|0 Comments

Play for Peace Weekend #5 -Minecraft World Cup!

Play for Peace weekend #5 is here, and this time the theme is The Football World Cup – Brazil 2014.

Join here!

Minecraft lovers from across the Middle East are invited to join us on July 3rd-4th to build in honor of the World Cup. Build for your team, build for the sport… we are excited to […]

June 27th, 2014|Updates|0 Comments

Second Round of “Minecraft Talk” School program Ends

The second “Minecraft Talk” school program, held between schools in Jewish-Israeli Be’er Sheva and the Bedouin town of Tel-Sheva, ended this week.

For 6 weeks, 52 children from the two schools met, communicated and played together – all in a Virtual Minecraft game world. The children were divided into two teams – Red and Blue – […]

June 20th, 2014|Updates|0 Comments

Play for Peace Weekend #4: Team Fortress 2!

Join us later this month, during the weekend of May 30th-31st, for a glorious battle in Team Fortress 2! Previous Play for Peace weekends were held in Minecraft, with over 100 players building a village together. It’s time to expand the game shelf and play some cooperative team-play games this month.

Team Fortress, by Valve, is […]

May 20th, 2014|Updates|0 Comments

Second Minecraft Talk inter-school Program started this week

The second Minecraft Talk inter-school program, which uses the game Minecraft to create a dialog of play between Israeli Jewish and Palestinian schoolchildren, started this week. The two schools partcipating in the second round of this program are located in Israeli Be’er Sheva and Palestinian-Bedouin Tel-Sheba (Tel as-Sabi), only 15 minutes apart.

Organized by Games for […]

May 12th, 2014|Updates|0 Comments

Third Play for Peace Weekend held on April 19-20, 2014

The third Play for Peace Weekend virtual event was held on April 19-20, 2014. Minecraft players from across the middle east were invited to play and build figures, buildings and creations based on historical events and figures. Close to 50 players from a variety of countries participated in a great event!

 

April 19th, 2014|Updates|0 Comments