World Science Day

World Science Day (World Science Day), or more formally — World Science Day for Peace and Development (World Science Day for Peace and Development) is celebrated every year November 10 in order to increase public awareness of the worldwide use of science. Although this day was declared a public holiday, each country are activities associated with the World Science Day.

Celebration of World Science Day was recommended in 1999 held in Budapest World Conference on Science (World Conference on Science), which was expressed the need for close cooperation between science and society.

Following the agenda of the conference in 1999, formally established the UNESCO World Science Day, proclaiming it to the general conference in 2001. Globally, the day was marked for the first time November 10, 2002 and has since been widely celebrated around the world.

UNESCO annually holds a lot of work with government organizations, scientific and academic groups, the public dissemination of knowledge about the importance of the World Science Day. The main celebrations include:

We — future scientists! — holding open days in order to highlight the important role of science in achieving peace and development;
— Round tables and seminars to highlight the impact of science and technology on everyday life;
— Distribution posters telling about the World Day of Science, among schools, college campuses and community organizations;
— Organization of visits to museums and thematic exhibitions;
— Visiting schools and vocational institutions for lectures about science and its role in society.

Some governments are held in conjunction with the World Day of Science adoption of programs in support of science and research initiatives, and develop new research projects in collaboration with scientific organizations, schools and universities.

Recall that Day of Russian Science celebrated annually February 8 in the day when I was signed by Peter Ordinance Education of the Russian Academy of Sciences and Arts.