World Science Day for Peace and Development


Celebrated on the 10th of November. World Science Day for Peace and Development highlights the role of science in society and the need to engage and open the debate on emerging scientific issues. It also underlines the importance and relevance of science in our daily lives.

This day aims to ensure that citizens are kept informed of developments in science. It also seeks to show the role scientists play in broadening our understanding of the planet we call home and in making our societies more sustainable.

World Science Day offers the opportunity to mobilize around this topic for peace and development. The objectives of World Science Day for Peace and Development are to (UN,2019):

  • Strengthen public awareness on the role of science for peaceful and sustainable societies;
  • Promote national and international solidarity for shared science between countries;
  • Renew national and international commitment for the use of science for the benefit of societies;
  • Draw attention to the challenges faced by science and raising support for the scientific endeavour.

Join us and contribute to the conversation by recognizing World Science Day for Peace and Development.

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November 10, 2019