Building peace in the minds of men and women

2017 World Science Forum: Science for Peace

When, local time: 
Tuesday, 7 November 2017 - 9:30am to Saturday, 11 November 2017 - 10:00pm
Jordan, Dead Sea
Type of Event: 
Category 2-Intergovernmental meeting

Organized every 2 years, the forum is one of the world’s major science events. It brings together over 600 scientists and provides linkages between scientists, industry and policy makers to focus on the social and economic relevance, influence and responsibilities of science. This edition of the forum is organized Under the theme "Science for Peace"
The 2017 World Science Forum will take place in Jordan, at the heart of a region where countless civilizations have had to innovate to survive, where innovative adaptation and cultural exchange have gone hand in hand over many millennia.

Participants will have ample opportunities to exchange and debate during session on diverse topics, including: Energy and Water, Food, Climate Change, the Alleviation of Poverty and Inequality, Cultural Understanding Between Peoples and the Creation of Wealth and Opportunity Within All Societies.

Displays and exhibitions will highlight and showcase the work of Jordanian scientists, engineers, and researchers.

A special celebration of the World Science Day for Peace and Development will take place on 10 November.

The Forum is an invitation to:

Debate: the resource challenges that are in danger of defining our age

Discover: the latest developments in policy and hard science that offer a hopeful alternative to today’s complex and challenged world

Define: a policy agenda that can complement and support Agenda 2O3O

Engage: with old and new networks of scientists and policymakers who share a belief in the power of science

Celebrate: the scientific heritage of the Middle East in a beautiful and inspiring location

Explore: a land where 12,000 years of history have shaped the people and the landscape