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Training Peace Practitioners through Serious Games

Training Peace Practitioners through Serious Games

by Marzia Baldassari -
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Imagine peacebuilding practitioners immersed in a virtual scenario where they hone skills in critical areas of peacebuilding.

What if these professionals could ‘learn by doing’ in a safe environment where failure had no real-life consequences?

An international consortium of key peacebuilding institutions has convened to make this vision a reality.

The Challenge - Peacebuilding Training

While international and national civilian and military professionals have sufficient technical knowledge in their area of specialization, they receive little training in how to adapt to unforeseen peacebuilding challenges. At the same time, limited financial resources, time constraints and professional demands often prevent individuals from attending face-to-face training courses. 

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