Arab Sustainable Development Week – UNESCO Plenary Session “Transfer and localization of knowledge and technology in the Arab region”

Arab Sustainable Development Week - UNESCO Plenary Session 'Transfer and localization of knowledge and technology in the Arab region'
 

Eng. Zainab Garashi, Chair of the WFEO Committee on Young Engineers / Future Leaders (WFEO-YEFL) was invited by the UNESCO regional Bureau for science and technology in the Arab states – Cairo office – to participate as a panelist in the plenary session on the “Transfer and localization of knowledge and technology in the Arab region” within the Arab Week for Sustainable Development which was held from 14 – 18 May, 2017 in Cairo, Egypt.

The focus of the participation was to bring the view of young generation during this event.

 
Participants of the UNESCO Plenary Session 'Transfer and localization of knowledge and technology in the Arab region'

Participants of the UNESCO Plenary Session “Transfer and localization of knowledge and technology in the Arab region”

 

The panel had a total of six panelists including Eng. Zainab, each panelist was representing a different organization; each speaker was given 7 minutes to present or comment on the subject before opening the discussion to the audience in the session.

Eng. Zainab made a presentation including an introduction about WFEO and a focus on the Arab countries as national members and showcased the Ten WFEO Standing Technical Committees in order to give a general idea about how WFEO covers the different perspectives of engineering. She presented the Committee Young Engineers / Future Leaders (YEFL) as an example of how this Committee is participating in passing knowledge in a broader organization like WFEO which is present worldwide and not only the Arab region.

 
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Eng. Zainab Garashi, Chair of the WFEO Committee on Young Engineers / Future Leaders

 

Eng. Zainab also presented the Regional Strategic forum which is the ongoing strategy of YEFL: this topic drew a lot of attention from the participants.

Report by Eng. Zainab Garashi

 

For more information:

  Committee on Young Engineers / Future Leaders (WFEO-YE/FL) website




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