Message of the World Science Day for Peace and Development 2012
Message from Ms Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO, on the occasion of World Science Day for Peace and Development, 10 November 2012
World Science Day for Peace and Development is an opportunity for us to confirm the potential of the sciences to build a better world. It is through human intelligence, scientific research and innovation that we will be able find tomorrow the answers to the challenges that today seem insurmountable. Science is our best asset for supporting inclusive and equitable development, and for building global sustainability at a time of uncertainty, and faced with the biophysical limits of the planet.