Looking towards a United Nations declaration
Over the past 60 years, the General Assembly of the United Nations has acknowledged important fields of international endeavour and their contributions to society by declaring United Nations International Years. The International Commission on Glass, along with the Community of Glass Associations and the Glass Art Society are promoting a United Nations International Year of Glass for 2022. It will underline the technological, scientific and economic importance of glass… that transparent and enabling material underpinning many technologies and can facilitate the development of more just and sustainable societies to meet the challenges of globalisation. Alicia Durán explains.