World Philosophy Day

World Philosophy Day annually observed on the third Thursday of November to honor philosophical reflections around the world. It is a day for people to share thoughts, openly explore and discuss new ideas and inspire public debate or discussion on society’s challenges.

World Philosophy Day is a United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) initiative that draws people around the world to engage in shared reflection on contemporary issues. Different organizations, community groups and government agencies in many countries, including Chile, France, Morocco, the Philippines, and Turkey, have participated in actively promoting World Philosophy Day. Global events for this day include holding philosophical debates, discussions, and meetings with renowned philosophers. International conferences, book fairs, and exhibits are also held. UNESCO introduced World Philosophy Day in 2002. During the 2005 General Conference, UNESCO proclaimed that World Philosophy Day be celebrated every third Thursday of November.


                                                                                         Bagul JUMAYEVA,

1st Year Student of the Faculty of International Journalism
of the Institute of International Relations
of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan.


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