World Science Day 2021: Climate change is hastening due to rising worldwide worries, wildfires, droughts, hurricanes, and floods, as well as a global pandemic. Not only that, but our social lives are as well. Science is the one aspect of existence that provides hope during terrible times, much as the Covid-19 vaccine helped combat the epidemic. On November 10, World Science Day for Peace and Development is observed to raise awareness of science’s importance in society.
World Science Day for Peace and Development aims to bring science closer to all members of society by keeping them up to date on scientific advances. World Science Day for Peace and Development is a chance to demonstrate the value of science in people’s lives and engage them in scientific debates. Furthermore, such an undertaking adds new perspectives to the worldwide search for peace and development.
History of World Science Day
World Science Day for Peace and Development was declared by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in 2001, while the first World Science Day was held on November 10, 2002. The participants were among the governments, inter-governmental and non-governmental organizations, UNESCO National Commissions, scientific and research institutions, professional associations, the media, and science instructors and schools. UNESCO has developed several projects, programs, and funds for research around the world to promote the role of science and scientists in the development of sustainable societies and the necessity to inform and involve citizens in science.
The theme for World Science Day 2021
The subject for this year’s World Science Day for Peace and Development is “Building Climate-Ready Communities,” which is the 20th edition. It emphasizes the significance of climate change, which is posing a significant threat to billions of people worldwide.
During the new coronavirus epidemic, one of the gloomy years demonstrated the necessity of health and climatic resilience. The purpose is to bring science closer to society by presenting several fundamental scientific features and prospective answers provided by research, technology, and innovation to some of society’s most pressing global issues.