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World Science Day for Peace and Development 2015 observed

The theme for 2015 is Science for a Sustainable Future.

Nov 10, 2015 14:39 IST
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10 November: World Science Day for Peace and Development

The World Science Day for Peace and Development, dubbed World Science Day, was observed on 10 November 2015 across the world. The theme for 2015 is Science for a Sustainable Future.

To mark the day, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) conducted several discussions, special campaigns, visits to science museums for school children, etc to raise awareness of benefits of science worldwide.

For 2015, the theme Science for a Sustainable Future is chosen against the backdrop of 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development as approved by the UN.

World Science Day was created as follow-up to the World Conference on Science, organized jointly by UNESCO and the International Council for Science in Budapest (Hungary) in 1999.

The theme for 2014 World Science Day was Quality Science Education: Ensuring a sustainable future for all.

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