The World Science Day for Peace and Development is celebrated on November 10, 2017. This day had been proclaimed by the UNESCO in 2001 and aims to commemorate the major contribution of science to support peace and development. Annually on World Science Day for Peace and Development the UNESCO science awards are granted.
Science and the exercise of scientific insights is essential to ensure a successful development of the global world. The World Science Day for Peace and Development also urges a responsible use of science only for the peaceful benefit of all nations. It also tries to catch the interest of society for scientific procedures.