World Science Day for Peace and Development
10 November every year: Strengthening public awareness on the role of science for peaceful and sustainable societies.
Established by UNESCO in 2001, the objectives of World Science Day for Peace and Development (WSDPD) are:
- To strengthen public awareness on the role of science for peaceful and sustainable societies
- To promote national and international solidarity for a shared science between countries
- To renew national and international commitment for the use of science for the benefit of societies
- To draw attention to the challenges faced by science and raise support for the scientific endeavour.