World Philosophy Day – November 21

2013 Theme: “Inclusive Societies, Sustainable Planet” World Philosophy Day was introduced in 2002 by UNESCO to honour philosophical reflection in the entire world by opening up free and accessible spaces. Its objective is to encourage the peoples of the world to share their philosophical heritage and to open their minds to new ideas, as well as to inspire a public debate between intellectuals and civil society on the challenges confronting our society. Read more...

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International Day for Tolerance – November 16

In 1996, the UN General Assembly (by resolution  51/95) invited UN Member States to observe the International Day for Tolerance on 16 November, with activities directed towards both educational establishments and the wider public. Read more  

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World Science Day for Peace and Development – November 10

Theme for 2013: Science for Water Cooperation: Sharing Data, Knowledge and Innovations Proclaimed by the UNESCO General Conference (Resolution 31C/ 20) in 2001, the World Science Day for Peace and Development is an annual event celebrated all over the world to recall the commitment made at the UNESCO-ICSU World Conference on Science (Budapest 1999). Read more...

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