World Science Day for Peace and Development

When, local time: 
Thursday, 10 November 2016 - 8:00am to Friday, 11 November 2016 - 7:00pm
France, Paris
Type of Event: 
Special Event

Established by UNESCO in 2001, the World Science Day for Peace and Development (WSDPD) is celebrated worldwide on 10 November each year. The day offers an opportunity to mobilize various partners to highlight the important role of science in society and to engage the wider public in debates on emerging scientific issues and the relevance of science in their daily lives.

This year, the Day will be celebrated Under the theme: "Celebrating Science Centers and Science Museums".

A conference will be organized at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris, France, among other events.