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Iran Celebrates World Science Day for Peace and Development

This World Science Day for Peace and Development is themed “Open Science, Leaving No One Behind”. Open science is the movement to make scientific research and dissemination accessible to all levels of society, amateur or professional
Iran Celebrates World Science Day for Peace and DevelopmentIran Celebrates World Science Day for Peace and Development

Iranian scientific authorities and academicians gathered at the Science Ministry in Tehran on Sunday to mark World Science Day for Peace and Development.
Bahman Namvar Motlaq, the head of Iranian National Commission for UNESCO, and Deputy Culture Minister Mohsen Javadi were among key speakers at the event, IRNA reported.
Celebrated every Nov. 10, World Science Day for Peace and Development highlights the important role of science in society and the need to engage the wider public in debates on emerging scientific issues. It also underlines the importance and relevance of science in daily lives.
World Science Day was proclaimed by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization in 2001 and celebrated for the first time in 2002.

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