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World Engineering Day
World Engineering Day (WED 2021) achieved great success with more than 100 events registered on the WED website in every continent of the world. 32 million people were engaged through conventional and social media. UN and UNESCO communicated their support for the Day.
UN Expert Group Meeting for 2021 HLPF
UN Expert Group Meetings took place during the week of 17 May 2021 to prepare for the United Nations 2021 HLPF thematic reviews, bringing together a multi-stakeholder group of experts from academia, civil society, government experts. WFEO Immediate Past President Dr Marlene Kanga AM represented the UN Major Group of Stakeholders in the discussions relating to SDG 8.
FIDIC Africa Infrastructure Conference
The Annual FIDIC (International Federation of Consulting Engineers) Africa Conference is one of the biggest events for Consulting Engineers in the African diaspora, attracting engineering practitioners, built environment professionals, governments, state-owned entities, property developers, funding agencies, contractors, and suppliers from at least 17 countries across the Continent.
Stakeholder Online Briefing of the STI Forum on Sustainable Development
In preparation of the sixth annual “Multi-stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation for the SDGs” (STI Forum), UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA) organized an online briefing on 6 April to share information with stakeholders about their participation and contribution.
WFEO Rising To The Top Webinars – Global Women Engineering Leaders Share Their Journeys to Success
WFEO was proud to host two webinars that presented the insights of leading women engineers who have shared their leadership journeys in Rising to The Top Volume II, developed by the International Federation of Engineering Education Societies (IFEES) and the Global Engineering Deans Council (GEDC).
Empowering Women in STEM is Essential for Achieving the UNSDGs
INWES, WFEO and ISC, that together represent women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) across 100 nations, organised a side event for the civil society side of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW65) on 20th March to discuss why it is important to empower women to take part in all areas of STEM.
In the blog series Climate Stories provided by the Institute of Civil Engineers (ICE), members of the WFEO Committee on Engineering and the Environment (CEE) provide a snapshot of climate change impacts and solutions in their part of the world.
The role of engineers in the effort to achieve SDG 6 – A White Paper
This White Paper grew out of the discussion in an open space session proposed by the International Association for Hydro...
WFEO President attended the Sweden-China Top Scientist Dialogue & Memorial Gala Dinner in the Spirit of Nobel
President Gong Ke and Ambassador Helena Sångeland WFEO President Gong Ke attended the Sweden-China Top Scientist...
FIDIC special webinar “Recovery with integrity” for UN’s International Anti-Corruption Day
WFEO partner the International Federation of Consulting Engineers (FIDIC) hosted the special webinar “Recovery wit...
WFEO, WGIC and UN Expert Committee on Geo-Spatial Information Workshop: Build Back Better cities with GeoBIM technologies
In a workshop that was part of GEO-BIM 2020 Conference last 4 December, WFEO and its associate, the World Geospat...