John Dudley

Steering Committee Chair

Bethany Downer

Communications Coordinator

Jorge Rivero González 

IDL Outreach Officer


Jean-Paul Ngome-Abiaga

International Basic Sciences Programme UNESCO

Press Room

Press Kit

The International Day of Light is a global initiative that provides an annual focal point for the continued appreciation of light and the role it plays in science, culture and art, education, and sustainable development, and in fields as diverse as medicine, communications, and energy. The broad theme of light will allow many different sectors of society worldwide to participate in activities that demonstrates how science, technology, art and culture can help achieve the goals of UNESCO – education, equality, and peace.


The resources below contain information, useful text and language, and logos that can be used to promote Trust Science campaign and the International Day of Light:

Press Release 8 June 2021
Fact Sheet
Press Release Template
Email Template
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Jorge Rivero González 

IDL Outreach Officer


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