WORLD SCIENCE DAY FOR PEACE AND DEVELOPMENT “Building Climate Resilient Communities”

Date & Time: 10th November, 2021 From 15:00-17:30 (Pakistan Standard Time)
Venue: COMSTECH Secretariat, Islamabad

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Overview

The World Science Day for Peace and Development, celebrated every year on 10th November, was established by UNESCO in 2001, to highlight the important role of science in society and the need to engage the wider public in debates on emerging and important contemporary issues relevant to science. The theme of this year is ‘Building Climate Resilient Communities” with emphasis on global climate change challenges.

Celebration of the World Science Day, 2021 provides a perfect opportunity to mobilize the scientific community to bring science closer to society and bolster the international community to promote science for, and with society. Furthermore, it provides a platform to share good practices and provide guidance to improve the interlinkages between science and society to resolve global challenges.

Key Areas

COMSTECH is organizing an event on Wednesday, November 10, 2021 to celebrate this year’s World Science Day for Peace and Development.

Distinguish experts and speakers will present talks on key areas including but not limited to:

  • Impacts of climate change and extreme weather
  • Building climate resilience and reducing disaster risk
  • Climate change adaptation and mitigation
  • The role of science for society and the future of science;
  • Improving dialogue among scientists, government, and citizens;
  • Enhancing national capacities for evidence-based policymaking;
  • Strengthening international scientific cooperation.

Venue:

The event is being organized at COMSTECH Secretariat, Islamabad (Auditorium) on Wednesday, November 10, 2021. (Program Schedule attached)
Accommodation at COMSTECH Guest house will NOT be provided for this event.

Target Audience

The event is open to students, researchers, scientists, academicians, policy makers, government officials, think tanks and anyone relevant to the field of environmental sciences. 

Registration

Please visit the following link for registration: https://forms.gle/x33BdH6rNvHa4gkh8

Event coordinators

Muhammad Haris Akram
Program Manager
COMSTECH, Islamabad.
Email: haris@comstech.org
Phone: +92 51 9220681

Muhammad Haseeb Ahmad
Program Officer
COMSTECH, Islamabad.
Email: Haseeb.ahmad@comstech.org
Phone: +92 51 9220681

Tentative Programme Schedule

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