World Science Day for Peace and Development

Poster "World Science Day for Peace and Development 2011"

Established by UNESCO in 2001, World Science Day for Peace and Development is celebrated worldwide on 10 November each year.

The Day is an occasion to recall UNESCO's mandate and commitment to science. A broad range of activities is being organized worldwide.

This year's theme is "Towards green societies: equity, inclusiveness, participation". The day's activities include a Demonstration of the Micro-science Kits and Global Experiment, book launch of the Large Hadron Collider-LHC and an event entitled "Knowledge Systems, Knowledge Diversity, Knowledge Societies: Towards a UNESCO Policy on Engaging with Indigenous Peoples".


Type of Event Category 8-Symposium
Start 10.11.2011 08:00 local time
End 10.11.2011 17:00 local time
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Focal point Malpede, Diana
Organizer Division of Science Policy and Capacity Building
Country France
City Paris
Permanent Delegation Contact
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Official Website Programme [PDF, 40 KB]
Link 1 A little history
Link 2 World Science Day for Peace and Development 2011
Link 3 Read the Director-General’s message
Link 4