UNESCO international YEAR of chemistry

Client: UNESCO Science sector, Paris, France

Brochure and poster design

At its 63rd session in December 2008, the United Nations General Assembly declared 2011 the International Year of Chemistry, with the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as the leading UN Agency together with its partner, the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC).

The broad objectives of the Year were to:
- Increase the public appreciation and understanding of chemistry in meeting world needs.
- Encourage the interest of young people in chemistry.
- Generate enthusiasm for the creative future of chemistry.
- Celebrate the role of women in chemistry or major historical events in chemistry, including the centenaries of Marie Curie’s Nobel Prize and the founding of the International Association of Chemical Societies.