Series of events to highlight UNESCO's work in natural and social sciences over the past 70 years

When, local time: 
Sunday, 9 November 2014 - 9:00am to Friday, 14 November 2014 - 2:00pm
Where: 
Iran (Islamic Republic of), Tehran
Type of Event: 
Специальное мероприятие
Contact: 
n.sadeghi@unesco.org

This series of events, organized the UNESCO Tehran Cluster Office, will include an Official opening ceremony, a seminar on education for peace and sustainable development, a training workshop on science journalism, an open doors at un iversities and science education centers, and a rountable discussion on women, science and the environment.
From 9-14 November, the UNESCO Tehran Cluster Office in partnership with the Iranian Association for the Popularization of Sciences and the Iranian NatCom will organize a series of events on the occasion of international science week. We will use these events to highlight UNESCO's global activities in natural and social sciences over the past 70 years as well as UNESCO's activities in Iran where we have 4 scientific cat II centers and a long history of cooperation in the field of sciences. Day I on 9 Nov will be the opening ceremony with the participation of the Vice Minister of Science, the Deputy Minister of Energy and the Deputy Head of the Department of Environment for Research and Educational Affairs. Day II will be a one-day seminar on science education for peace and sustainable development. Day 3 will be a day of open doors for students from selected districts to visit 10 universities and science education centers. On 12-13 November, we will organize a science journalism workshop. On 13 November there will also be a roundtable discussion on women, science and environment. On 14 November will be the closing ceremony. Throughout the week, there will also be a science exhibition with more than 20 booths from different organisations that UNESCO works with in Iran, which will be open to the general public. Through all of these activities, we will highlight different aspects of UNESCO's work and mandate in cooperation with our key partners in the country.