World Science Day for Peace and Development 2021: Theme, Purpose And Background

World Science Day for Peace and Development is dedicated to the importance of science in keeping the fabric of society intact and flourishing. 

World Science Day for Peace and Development 2021: Theme, Purpose And Background



World Science Day for Peace and Development 2021: Celebrated Every Year 10 November, World Science Day for Peace and Development highlights the significant role of science in society and the need to engage the wider public in debates on emerging scientific issues.


The first World Science Day for Peace and Development was celebrated worldwide on 10 November 2002 under UNESCO auspices. The celebration involved many partners, such as governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations, UNESCO National Commissions, scientific and research institutions, professional associations, the media, science teachers and schools.


Background :

The event is the positive outcome of the 1999 World Conference on Science in Budapest. It was considered as an opportunity to reaffirm the commitment to attaining the goals proclaimed in the Declaration on Science and the Use of Scientific Knowledge every year.


The purpose of the Day is to:

  • Strengthen public awareness of the role of science for peaceful and sustainable societies;
  • Promote national and international solidarity for shared science between countries;
  • Renew national and international commitment for the use of science for the benefit of societies;
  • Draw attention to the challenges faced by science in raising support for the scientific endeavour.


2021 Theme: "Building Climate-Ready Communities"

The year 2021 marks the 20th edition of World Science Day for Peace and Development. With climate change becoming a serious threat to the lives of billions of people and the planet, this year’s celebration will highlight the importance of “Building Climate-Ready Communities”.


Find More Important Days 

Post a Comment

Thanks For Visiting...Keep learning...!

Previous Post Next Post