World Engineering Forum - WEF 2017

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Report of the 4th World Landslide Forum 2017

Report of the 4th World Landslide Forum 2017

The 4th World Landslide Forum was held in Ljubljana, Slovenia from May 30th to June 2nd, 2017, with over 600 active participants from 51 countries.


Women showcase Innovations in Science and Technology to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals in Malaysia

Women showcase innovations in science and technology to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals in Malaysia

The report of the ISTIC UNESCO Conference on “Women in Science, Technology & Innovation" held in Malaysia from 15-16 May 2017.


Report of the WFEO Side event in the UN Multi-Stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation

Report of the WFEO Side event in the UN Multi-Stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation

Members of WFEO UN Relations Committee (WURC) participated in the UN Multi Stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation.


WFEO Committee on Information and Communication Seminar in Kuala Lumpur shows Internet of Things important for Sustainable Development

WFEO Committee on Information and Communication Seminar in Kuala Lumpur shows Internet of Things importance for Sustainable Development

The report of the WFEO-CIC International Seminar on Internet of Things (IoT) 2017 that took place the 13th May in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.


WFEO at the UNESCO NGO Forum 2017

WFEO at the UNESCO NGO Forum 2017

Eng. Zainab Garashi, Chair of WFEO Committee on Young Engineers / Future Leaders (YEFL) attended the 8th UNESCO NGO Forum which took place in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia from 3-4 may 2017.


WFEO at the UN CSW61

WFEO at the UN CSW61

On the opening day of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), WFEO participated in a high level forum on the importance of engineering and science in empowering women.


The World Water Development Report 2017

The World Water Development Report 2017

The World Water Assessment Programme (WWAP) launched the 2017 edition of the World Water Development Report: "Wastewater, The Untapped Resource".


WFEO celebrates International Women’s Day 2017

WFEO celebrates International Women’s Day 2017

Dr. Marlene Kanga, WFEO President Elect and Valerie Agberagba, Chair of the Committee on Women in Engineering, recorded a video message to celebrate the International Women’s Day, the 8 March.


Engineers Canada kicks off National Engineering Month 2017

Engineers Canada kicks off National Engineering Month 2017

Engineers Canada is proud to once again present March as National Engineering Month.


The E in STEM – Dr Marlene Kanga talks Engineering

The "E" in STEM – Dr Marlene Kanga talks Engineering

President Elect Dr. Marlene Kanga has been interviewed for the podcast Shirtloads of Science presented by Dr Karl Kruszelnicki, a media personality on science.


WFEO at the 2017 ECOSOC Youth Forum

WFEO at the 2017 ECOSOC Youth Forum

The 2017 Economic & Social Council Youth Forum took place between January 30-31, 2017 at the UN HQ in New York City.


Jorge Spitalnik invited to be an Advisory Board member of ICEE, UNESCO’s Category II Centre

Jorge Spitalnik invited to be an Advisory Board member of ICEE, UNESCO’s Category II Centre

Yashin Brijmohan, Chair of the WFEO Committee on Engineering Capacity Building, will be a member of Governing Board.


WFEO Committe on Energy Vice President Prof. Hongbin Sun’s research achievements listed as 'Top-10 Science and Technology Progresses of Chinese Universities' in 2016

WFEO Committe on Energy Vice President Prof. Hongbin Sun’s research achievements listed as "Top-10 Science and Technology Progresses of Chinese Universities" in 2016.



WFEO – The Committee on Disaster Risk Management (CDRM) Newsletter – January 2017

WFEO – The Committee on Disaster Risk Management (CDRM) Last Newsletter – January 2017.






COP 22 Report - Outcomes of the U.N. Climate Change Conference

The 22nd session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 22) to the UNFCCC took place in Marrakesh, Morocco, from 7-18 November 2016.


Engineers Australia Magazine Article 'The World Stage'

The article on WFEO President Elect Dr. Marlene Kanga published in Engineers Australia Members Magazine Create in November 2016.


The 50th anniversary of UNIDO

UNIDO is a specialized agency in the United Nations system which objective is the promotion of industrial development in developing countries. Eng. Crtomir Remec, WFEO Executive Vice President and President of ECEC, attended this anniversary.


Report on FAEO Conference and 3rd UNESCO Africa Engineering Week

The 1st edition of the Federation of African Engineering Organisation’s conference was done simultaneously with the 3rd UNESCO Africa Engineering Week.


WFEO at the 60th IAEA General Conference

WFEO attended the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) 60th General Conference as certified NGO Observers.


The Future of Scientific Advice to the United Nations

The summary report of the Scientific Advisory Board to the Secretary-General of the United Nations, entitled "The Future of Scientific Advice to the United Nations" is available for download.


WFEO-CEIT is exploring new approaches for Earthquake Prediction with seismo-electromagnetic technologies

WFEO Standing Committee on Engineering for Innovative Technologies is planning to launch an initiative for breaking through both scientific & engineering problem in earthquake prediction.


WFEO International Member FEIAP progresses UN Sustainable Development Goals for education, infrastructure and sustainable cities

The Federation of Engineering Institutions in Asia and the Pacific (FEIAP) held it s annual General Assembly in Perth, Australia, in July 2016.


UNESCO Workshop on Science and Knowledge for Advancing the 2030 SDGs in the Arab Region

Eng. Zainab Garashi, Chair of WFEO Committee on Young Engineers / Future Leaders (YEFL) was invited to attend the workshop organized by UNESCO Bureau for Science for the Arab States in Cairo, Egypt.


Brasilia Declaration - International Engineering Conference 2016 – New Approaches for Supplying Sustainable Water and Energy

The Brasilia Declaration: International Engineering Conference 2016 – New Approaches for Supplying Sustainable Water and Energy.



World Future Energy Forum (WFEF) 2016 successfully held in Beijing

WFEF 2016 was convened by WFEO Committee on Energy in collaboration with Energy Internet Research Institute (EIRI), Tsinghua University on June 29, 2016 in Beijing, China.


WFEO UN Relations Committee (WURC) participation in the UN Session of STI Forum

The First annual Multi-stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation for the Sustainable Development Goals met June 6-7 at the UN HQ.


8th China Cloud Computing Conference (CCCC 2016)

WFEO-CEIT co-organized the 8th China Cloud Computing Conference (CCCC2016) from 18 to 20 May 2016 at Beijing, China.


Jorge Spitalnik’s visit to China

WFEO President Jorge Spitalnik's visit to China from 5 to 16 April 2016. During his stay in Beijing and Nanjing, he met with leading Chinese organisations and eminent personalities.


The WECC 2015 report

The WECC 2015 Report is available

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Cuba International Engineering Convention – Professional Performance of the Young Engineer


See the article on UNESCO WFEO COP-21 Summit as written by Darrel Danyluk ( Past-Chair of the WFEO-CEE ) and published in Engineers Australia magazine.


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