Event Report

International Engineering Alliance published translations of the Graduate Attributes and Professional Competencies Framework

The Graduate Attributes and Professional Competencies Framework (GAPC) is the international engineering benchmark which is the basis for mutual recognition of engineering qualifications and professional engineering credentials across more than 30 nations.

The GAPC was reviewed between November 2019 and March 2021 and unanimously approved by the International Engineering Alliance (IEA) signatories in June ...

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UNESCO Renewable Energy Webinar moderated by Dr Marlene Kanga


The UNESCO Capacity Building Section, Natural Sciences Sector hosted a webinar on Large-Scale Renewable Energy Deployment for Climate Change Mitigation, on 10 July 2023, as part of its the UNITWIN/UNESCO Chairs Programme.

The event featured speakers who are UNESCO University Chairs in this field from around the world.

Former WFEO President Dr Marlene ...

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ICSI Convening: Accelerating Implementation of Disaster Risk Reduction and Resilience in Infrastructure

Launched on 20 July, the new International Coalition for Sustainable Infrastructure (ICSI) report captures key takeaways from the ICSI-led convening on 17 May 2023, at the UNDRR’s Risk Reduction Hub. The convening brought together stakeholders from the infrastructure sector to discuss how the calls-to-action and recommendations of the Midterm Review of the Sendai Framework for Disaster ...

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UN 4th Global Conference on Climate and SDG Synergies

A global conference to push for integrated and accelerated action on climate and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) was held at the United Nations in NYC on 16 July 2023, bringing together Ministers and high-level representatives from government, business and civil society, among over 400 in-person and nearly 4,000 virtual participants from 140 countries.

The Fourth Global ...

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WFEO CEE Side event at the UNFCCC Bonn Climate Change Conference – “Energy and Climate Change: Global Stocktake – the Engineering Community Perspective”


The WFEO Committee on Engineering and the Environment (WFEO-CEE), in partnership with the Engineering Institute of Canada (EIC), the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and the European Business Council for Sustainable Energy (e5) presented a side event at the UNFCCC SB 58 Conference ...

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WFEO YEFL webinar “Lessons From Turkey-Syria Earthquake & Rebuilding For A Resilient Future”

The WFEO Committee on Young Engineers / Future Leaders organized the webinar “Lessons From Turkey-Syria Earthquake & Rebuilding For A Resilient Future” on 6 June 2023.

The video recording is available in this page.

On February 6, 2023, at 4:17 a.m. local time, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake rocked southeast Turkey, and the Syrian region nearby. ...

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The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030: Reflections and Insights from the Global Engineering Community

The UNDRR’s Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction is undergoing a formal mid-term review to take stock of implementation and impact since its launch in 2015, understand what context shifts have occurred, and identify how to accelerate uptake to 2030 and beyond. There is currently no formal policy position from engineers on the Sendai Framework.

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