World Engineering Forum - WEF 2017

 Highlights

Africa Engineering Conference 2017 / UNESCO Africa Engineering Week

Africa Engineering Conference 2017 / UNESCO Africa Engineering Week

The main theme was "Effective Waste Management in Africa" and it took place from 25 to 29 September in Kigali, Rwanda.


Report on EXPO 2017 Astana, Kazakhstan

Report on EXPO 2017 Astana, Kazakhstan

The World Scientists and Engineers Congress (WSEC-2017) hosted the "Energy of the Future" event held during the EXPO 2017.


3rd European Engineers Day in Vienna

3rd European Engineers Day in Vienna

For the third time the European Engineers’ Day led to high-level disccussions about engineering profession in Europe.


ICT to Industry 4.0, the Journey thus far, and the Road Ahead

ICT to Industry 4.0, the Journey thus far, and the Road Ahead

From the TIP Magazine, a publication jointly issued by WFEO Committee on Information and Communication and the Indian Technology Congress.


Report on the National Conference on Food Security in Morocco

Report on the National Conference on Food Security in Morocco

The Conference was co-organized by the National Union of Moroccan Engineers.


Report on the 11th joint International Symposium on Disaster Risk Management in Fukuoka, Japan

Report on the 11th Joint International Symposium on Disaster Risk Management in Fukuoka, Japan

The Symposium, held in Kyushu University, Japan, was co-organized by the WFEO Standing Technical Committee on Disaster Risk Management.


In memoriam of William Salmon

In memoriam of William Salmon

WFEO presents its deepest regrets on the passing away of William “Bill” Salmon.



WFEO participation at the World Scientific and Engineering Congress – WSEC 2017

WFEO participation at the World Scientific and Engineering Congress – WSEC 2017

WSEC 2017 took place during the International Exhibition EXPO 2017 in Astana, Kazakhstan. Read the report by Expert in solar energy Prof. Dr. Carsten Ahrens.


The High Level Political Forum 2017: SDG Interactions, gender and the science-policy interface

The High Level Political Forum 2017: SDG Interactions, gender and the science-policy interface

This year’s High Level Political Forum (HLPF) at the United Nations was the first-ever in-depth review of selected Sustainable Development Goals.


The Cancun High-Level Communiqué – Leaders’ Forum for Disaster Risk Reduction 2017

The Cancun High-Level Communiqué – Leaders’ Forum for Disaster Risk Reduction 2017




Marie-Hélène Therre was made Officer of the Legion of Honor

Marie-Hélène Therre was made Officer of the Legion of Honor

WFEO congratulates Marie-Hélène Therre, founder of the Committee on Women in Engineering (WFEO-WIE), who was made Officer of the Legion of Honor.


World Intelligence Congress (WIC2017), supported by WFEO-CEIT, was successfully held in Tianjin, China

World Intelligence Congress (WIC2017), supported by WFEO-CEIT, was successfully held in Tianjin, China

Report of the World Intelligence Congress (WIC2017), the highest standard and first international Artificial Intelligence convention in China.


Report on the WFEO Anti Corruption Workshop during the ACRID 2017 Conference

Report on the WFEO Anti Corruption Workshop during the ACRID 2017 Conference

Zimbabwe has hosted the International Conference for Research, Innovation and Development for Africa (ACRID 2017) in Victoria Falls on June 20 to 21.


WFEO holds a side event at the UNFCCC Bonn Climate Change Conference in May 2017

WFEO holds a side event at the UNFCCC Bonn Climate Change Conference in May 2017

WFEO participated to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) negotiation meetings that took place in Bonn, Germany, from 8 to 18 May 2017.


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.






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