Event Report

World Engineering Day 2024

The World Engineering Day for Sustainable Development (WED) is an official International day proclaimed in 2019 by the United Nationals Educations, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO). This was based on a proposal from the World Federation of Engineering Organisations (WFEO).

WED is an opportunity to celebrate engineering and the contribution of the world’s engineers for a better, sustainable world. It ...

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World Engineering Day 2024 celebration by the Institution of Engineers Mauritius

The World Engineering Day was celebrated jointly by Institution of Engineers Mauritius (IEM) in collaboration with the University of Mauritius (UoM) and University des Mascareigns (UdM) at the Core Building, in Ebene on 04 March, 2024.

This significant occasion brought together professionals, academics and industry leaders to celebrate the role of engineering ...

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World Water Day – Contribution of the WFEO Committee on Water to UN World Water Development Report

World Water Day is an annual United Nations Observance – held on 22 March – focused on inspiring action to tackle the global water crisis.

World Water Day is led by UN-Water and the 2024 Task Force is co-coordinated the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization ...

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Message from Ms Audrey Azoulay, Director-General of UNESCO, on the occasion of World Engineering Day 2024



 

In Jules Verne’s novel, the castaways stranded on Mysterious Island regain hope when Cyrus Smith, the group’s engineer, is found safe and sound: by identifying the island’s resources, and building an oven and tools, he soon makes the island a haven of plenty.

Just as Smith improved life on the island, engineers, men and women, are ...

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Presentation on Hydrology Training Programs at UNESCO General Conference

On 15 November 2023, in the framework of the UNESCO General Conference, WFEO Secretariat participated in the NGOs Hub showcasing joint NGOs initiatives. The “Access to Water for All in Africa” NGOs’ Coalition presented its hydrology training projects to UNESCO Member States and Secretariat. Théo Bélaud, WFEO Operations Officer, presented one of ...

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Briefing on the preparations for the sixth session of the UN Environment Assembly UNEA-6

This online and on site briefing took place on 6 December 2023 in Geneva. It was organized by the Geneva Environment Network and provided an update on the preparations for the sixth session of the UN Environment Assembly (UNEA-6).

UNEA-6 will take place from 26 February to 1 March 2024, in Nairobi, Kenya.

The United Nations ...

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Report on Belt and Road Conference on Science and Technology Exchange

The year 2023 was the 10th anniversary of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). To promote solid progress in the Belt and Road cooperation on science, technology and innovation, the Belt and Road Conference on Science and Technology Exchange was held in Chongqing, China, from November 6 to 7, 2023.

The conference was co-organized by the ...

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Report on 41st Conference of Asean Federation of Engineering Organizations – CAFEO 41

The 41st Conference of the ASEAN Federation of Engineering Organisations (CAFEO 41) was held from 20 to 23 November 2023 at the International Convention Center in Bali, Indonesia.

The idea of attending the Conference organized by the ASEAN Federation of Engineering Organizations (AFEO) was brought forward to me by WFEO Past President Dr. Dato Lee Yee Cheong ...

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