The G4C Latin America network partners with UNESCO, the School of Communication and Arts at the University of São Paulo, the University of Paris Laboratory on Cultural Industries and Creative Arts (ICCA) and the Municipal Secretary of Human Rights and Citizenship of São Paulo to hold the "Global Media and Information Literacy (MIL) Week" in November, 2016.
This session explores the role of games in media and information projects leveraged by educational and social challenges in Latin American urban settings. The Global MIL Week will host the first General Assembly of the Global Alliance for Partnerships in Media and Information Literacy (GAPMIL) as well as the VI Latin America Games for Change Festival. Gilson Schwartz, Director of G4C Latin America, and Gabriela Vallim, Youth Coordinator at the São Paulo Prefecture, will share visions, experiences and challenges in the creation of the engaged ludic age in the peripheries of global cities. Indie games and audiovisual projects bring youth protagonism to the fore of contemporary political and social transformation. LIMITED SPACE AVAILABLE.