World Science Day for Peace and Development
World Science Day for Peace and Development was celebrated on November 10, Himali IAS coaching Centre in Bangalore aimed to strengthen the growth of science by organizing several activities like speech about world science day, various experiments, highlights various important achievements of science to bring awareness in IAS Coaching, KAS Coaching.
While the world is struggling with the global COVID-19 pandemic, UNESCO has ventured to bring science closer to society and to support the critically needed international scientific collaborations. From the science perspective, this year UNESCO’s response to COVID-19 has structured around three major pillars: promoting international scientific cooperation, ensuring access to water and supporting ecological reconstruction.
History of World Science Day
The day highlights the significant role of science in society. World Science Day celebrated on the very first time in 2002, in 2001 it was proclaimed by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).
The world science day was proposed by the delegations of Ethiopia and Malawi with the British Association for the Advancement of Science to create to the relevance of science in our daily lives.
The world science day is also known as World Science Day for Peace and Development (WSDPD) to build awareness of the benefits of the science world widely. In 1999, it was recommended at the world conference on science in Budapest need for a new compact between society and science.
World Science Day 2020 Theme
In 2020, at the time when the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic further demonstrated the critical role of science in addressing global challenges, the main target of the World Science Day is on Science for and with Society. To celebrate the 2020 World Science Day, UNESCO will organize a web roundtable on the theme of “Science for and with Society in dealing with COVID-19” , the viewers all over the world can join the conversation with hashtag #ScienceDay.
The objectives of World Science Day for peace and development are:
- Raising support for the scientific endeavour and drawn attention to the challenges faced by science. Strengthen sustainable societies and public awareness on the role of science for peaceful. Since 2001 UNESCO generated many concrete projects, programs and funding for science around the world.
- UNESCO supported the creation of the IPSO-Israeli Palestinian Science Organization and also promote national and international solidarity for science.
- World science day for peace and development aimed to create social awareness of science contributes to international solidarity, international collaboration in science and raising support to challenges that science faces today.
- In celebration of the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, when we use rights to join and support scientific endeavours to transition stronger science and reinforce a culture in our societies.
- Human rights (art.27) recommendation on science and scientific researches everyone has a right to participate in the benefits of science for sustainable development.
- UNESCO works with government agencies, people and organization to promote World Science Day for Peace and Development.
- UNESCO organizes the celebration of WSDPD with classroom discussions to aware of how science and technology affect daily life, arrange to visit a science museum, highlights the science important role in peace and development, visit local schools to educate about careers in science and scientific fields.
World science day speech about CV Raman
The great physicist sir Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman invented the Raman Effect, made world great invention in the year 1928. In 1930 he was awarded and honoured Nobel Prize for his great success in the field of science in India.
On world science day with remembrance of Indian physicist to mark his discovery of the Raman Effect, he was born on 7th November 1888 at Tiruchirapalli, Tamil Nadu. His father was a lecturer in Physics and Maths, Raman worked in Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science from 1907 to 1933 in Kolkata doing research on many topics Raman Effect became his great success marked achievement in the Indian history. Raman effect on the scattering of light when passing through different materials.
National Teachers Science Congress (NTSC) provides a forum to teachers to enhance their level of scientific awareness, first national event was held in 2003. Its became a biennial activity of NCSTC educators of vocational, teachers educators, scientist, technologist are eligible to submit their papers.