Dear friends,

We are glad to inform you that after our pleasant experience with the Italian blog, the IIMA Human Rights Office has decided to open a new blog in English.

On this blog, you may follow our main activities with the United Nations and its mechanisms for the protection and promotion of human rights, as well as news from the UN bodies and IIMA offices in different countries related to the right to education.

Do you want to collaborate with us? You can apply for an internship at the IIMA Human Rights Office. Click here!

Have a great time reading!


Celebrating World Science Day for Peace and Development

November 10th is World Science Day for Peace and Development and has been celebrated since 2001. The 2016 celebration seeks to emphasize the importance of science centers and museums to foster science communication. One of its goals is also to support teachers who are making children excited about science and are encouraging them to use their creativity to make a positive impact on the world. Furthermore, this day can be especially useful for inspiring young women to enter STEM fields, seeing as they are vastly underrepresented in these careers.

On this day, let us renew the worldwide commitment of the 1999 UNESCO-ICSU World Conference on Science in Budapest to using science for purposes of peace and development.

Read more: http://www.un.org/en/events/scienceday/

No comments:

Post a Comment