COVID-19: proposals from engineers
WFEO Statement for 2020 International Women in Engineering Day

The World Federation of Engineering Organizations (WFEO) is the international organization for the engineering profession. Founded in 1968, under the auspices of UNESCO, WFEO brings together national engineering institutions from some 100 nations and represents more than 30 million engineers.
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WFEO Statement

As many stakeholders are now reflecting upon a “build-back-better” strategy after the COVID-19 crisis, and in the context of the World Environment Day celebrated on 5 June, WFEO issued the statement “WFEO position to the build-back-better call for arms”.

COVID-19 virus

Engineering: Stepping up to the challenge of coronavirus and other global threats: WFEO has followed the developments in the global spread of COVID-19 with deep concern, both for those affected and those on the frontline of response. In English / Chinese.

Climate Emergency

WFEO, in the frame of the UNFCCC COP25, held in Madrid from 2 to 13 December 2019, expresses its deep concern on the matter of Climate emergency, by summarizing its position and commitment to act quickly through this Declaration.

WFEO President
Events Calendar
Events Calendar June 2020
World Engineering Day – WED

Almost the whole WED program that was planned to be presented at the Inaugural Celebration at UNESCO HQ on March 4th has been uploaded in this dedicated website Global Inaugural World Engineering Day which is part of the main World Engineering Day website.

Declaration on Global Engineering Education Standards and Capacity Building

The Declaration on Global Engineering Education Standards and Capacity Building for Sustainable Development was signed by WFEO, UNESCO and International Engineering Alliance on need to work together for internationally recognised engineering education standards.

Engineering Leaders Podcasts

These mini episodes, no longer than 15 minutes, have been released to promote the very first World Engineering Day, and are aimed at helping you understand how engineers are perfectly placed, and already working, within each of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

The 4th World Intelligence Congress – WIC2020

WFEO President attented the 4th World Intelligence Congress – WIC2020, successfully held online in light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic around the globe, in Tianjin from June 23 to 24, 2020 under the theme of “Intelligence New Era: Innovation, Energization and Ecology”.

Participation in the Creativity 2030 Forum

ICCSD organized the online event of the “Creativity 2030 Forum” in May 8 to conduct discussions in respond to the challenge posted by COVID-19 from perspectives of public health policy, urban planning, application of science and technology, community building, etc.

Blasting Away the Iced Floods

The WFEO Committee on Engineering for Innovative Technologies (CEIT) wrote an innovation story about a group of young engineers in the field of water who have developed a new toolbox on the freezingly cold river ice to prevent ice-jam flooding in the high-latitude northeastern area of China.

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