Since its proclamation by UNESCO in 2001, World Science Day for Peace and Development has been celebrated each year to emphasize the fundamental role that science plays in society and the need to engage the general public in debates around scientific issues.
The 2023 celebration of the World Science Day for Peace and Development, will be hosted at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris on 13 November from 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. CET, in the margins of the 42nd session of the General Conference of UNESCO.
This year’s celebration of the Day at UNESCO will focus on “Building Trust in Science” and will include:
- A high-level roundtable on “Building Trust in Science at the Nexus of Science, Policy and Society”, which will explore different approaches and strategies contributing to building and preserving trust in science, featuring the ISC’s Centre for Science Future’s new paper, The Contextualization Deficit: Reframing Trust in Science for Multilateral Policy and
- The 2023 Award Ceremony of the UNESCO Kalinga Prize for the Popularization of Science.