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World Science Day for Peace and Development: 10 November 2017

World Science Day for Peace and Development is celebrated every year on 10th November.


  • The day shows the significant role of science in society and the need to engage the wider public in debates on emerging scientific issues. 
  • It also highlights the importance and relevance of science in our daily lives.
  • World Science Day for Peace and Development aims to ensure that citizens are kept informed of developments in science. 
  • 2017 Theme: Science for Global Understanding
  • Global understanding is key to peace and sustainable development in that it promotes the commitment of individuals and local communities in sharing knowledge for actions and behavioral change.


The objectives of World Science Day for Peace and Development



  • To strengthen public awareness on the role of science for peaceful and sustainable societies;
  • To promote national and international solidarity for shared science between countries;
  • To renew national and international commitment for the use of science for the benefit of societies;
  • Tp draw attention to the challenges faced by science and raising support for the scientific endeavour.
World Science Day for Peace and Development: 10 November 2017 World Science Day for Peace and Development: 10 November 2017 Reviewed by insiya yadav on November 10, 2017 Rating: 5

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