WFEO Progresses Capacity Building in Mauritius with site visits to all universities


The WFEO Committee for Education in Engineering has been coordinating and leading the mentoring of the Institution of Engineers Mauritius (IEM) Engineering Accreditation Board (EAB) by the National Board of Accreditation, India and the Engineering Council of South Africa. Both organizations are signatories of the International ...

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“Engineering plays a key role in economic, social, and environmental dimensions of UNSDGs” – Prof GONG Ke


In an exclusive interview, the World Federation of Engineering Organizations’ (WFEO) immediate past president Prof. Dr. GONG Ke discusses the value of engineering in global development, its role in achieving UNSDGs, and WFEO’s successful partnership with World Geospatial Industry Council (WGIC).


 

WGIC: Prof GONG Ke, thank you for speaking with

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WFEO Side event at UN HLPF 2022 – Utilizing Open Science Principles for Quality Engineering Education to advance the UN Sustainable Development Goals


WFEO organized, with the support of UNESCO, the side event “Utilizing Open Science Principles for Quality Engineering Education to advance the UN Sustainable Development Goals” during the United Nations High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) on 6 July 2022.

Background

The United Nations High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development ...

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Annual meeting of the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG), Ms. Tatiana Volovaya, with civil society


The meeting, held on 27 June, was addressed to the NGO representatives and lasted for 1½ hours. During the meeting, Ms. Tatiana Volovaya, the Director-General, provided civil society representatives with a report of the work of the UN in Geneva and discussed comments and concerns of the NGOs physically present at the meeting.

Ms. Tatiana Volovaya first outlined the impact various ...

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GIACC Online Anti-Corruption Training: Short Module

The Global Infrastructure Anti-corruption Centre (GIACC) is pleased to announce the publication of its new Online Anti-Corruption Training: Short Module.

This Short Module is designed to give a brief overview of corruption and of the importance of avoiding any involvement in corruption.

It takes between 20 to 30 minutes to complete. A certificate of completion can ...

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WFEO-CEE Side event at the UNFCCC Bonn Climate Change Conference – Implementing Equitable, Sustainable and Climate Resilient Infrastructure & Local Adaptive Capacity


The Committee on Engineering and the Environment (CEE), in partnership with the Engineering Institute of Canada, hosted a side event entitled “Implementing Equitable, Sustainable and Climate Resilient Infrastructure & Local Adaptive Capacity” at the UNFCCC Bonn Climate Change Conference on 11 June.

The side event presented principles ...

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Dr Marlene Kanga announced as an Officer of the Order of Australia, a national honour, on Queen’s Birthday


Dr Marlene Kanga AO, an outstanding and transformative leader of engineering and technology organisations in Australia and internationally has been made an Officer of the Order of Australia, a national honor, “for distinguished service to engineering, particularly as a global leader and role model to women, to professional organisations and to business.”

Listed among Australia’s ...

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WFEO Past President Chaired High Level Policy Session at WSIS 2022


The World Summit on the Information Society Forum (WSIS Forum) 2022 High-Level Track took place from 30 May to 3 June 2022, at ITU Headquarters in Geneva with enhanced remote participation, featuring an Opening Segment, High-Level Policy Sessions, a Ministerial Round Table, and High-Level Dialogues.

Under the theme “ICTs for Well-Being, Inclusion and Resilience: WSIS Cooperation for Accelerating ...

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WFEO participation at the 7th STI Forum for the Sustainable Development Goals


The seventh annual UN Multi-stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation for the Sustainable Development Goals (STI Forum) was held from 5 to 6 May 2022 at the UN-HQ in New York, during the 2022 session of the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC).

The collaborative STI Forum is convened ...

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WFEO-CDRM Side event at the UN STI Forum – Engineering Resilience in Disaster Risk Management for Sustainable Development

Background

The seventh annual Multi-Stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation for the SDGs (STI Forum) was held from 5 to 6 May 2022, convened by the President of UN ECOSOC. The theme of the STI Forum is closely aligned with the 2022 High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development and is “Science, technology and innovation for ...

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