The UN Office of Counter-Terrorism will hold an Expert Roundtable Event on Video Games and Violent Extremism on 6 December between 09:30 AM and 11:30 AM EDT (New York Time). With 2.7 billion gamers worldwide, the growing popularity of video games and their interaction with other online communities has created significant sub-cultures. Terrorists and violent extremists are increasingly exploiting these expanding spaces in attempts to recruit, radicalize, and disseminate propaganda. The threat is multifaceted with terrorists creating new games, modifying existing games, and utilizing adjacent gaming platforms to infiltrate every aspect of gamers’ lives.

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Published on December 6, 2021

June 6 @ 00:00
00:00 — 00:00 (24h)