International Year of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements” (IYPT2019) is a United Nations initiative driven by UNESCO.

The initiative for IYPT2019 is supported by IUPAC in partnership with the International Union of Pure and Applied Physics (IUPAP), European Association for Chemical and Molecular Science (EuCheMS), the International Council for Science (ICSU), International Astronomical Union (IAU), and the International Union of History and Philosophy of Science and Technology (IUHPS).

Please note, that the IYPT 2019 India Program is solely the initiative of IARC and it has been granted permission to use the IYPT 2019 logo for IYPT 2019 India Program initiatives which include short-term course, events and awareness campaigns.