Launch of Engineering the Future of Mauritius and the World – Engineering and the UN Sustainable Development Goals in a Small Island Developing State


The Journal of the Institution of Engineers Mauritius (IEM), March 2021 Edition, Engineering the Future of Mauritius and the World, was released at a gala event on World Engineering Day, 4th March 2021.

This publication showcases the strategies and work of engineers to address sustainable development in the context of the Small Island Developing States (SIDS). Mauritius ...

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Roadmap to the 2030 UN Sustainable Development Goals – Advancing Sustainable and Climate Resilient Infrastructure – World Engineering Day 2021


The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), the Stimson Center – Alliance for a Climate Resilient Earth (ACRE) and World Federation of Engineering Organisations came together to discuss the need for a “Roadmap to the 2030 UN Sustainable Development Goals – Advancing Sustainable and Climate Resilient Infrastructure” on the occasion ...

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WFEO YEFL Webinar series “Engineering the Future” No4 – Young Engineers = Board Members ?


The WFEO Committee on Young Engineers / Future Leaders organised the fourth webinar of its serie Engineering the Future #4 Young Engineers = Board Members ? on 17 March 2021.

One of the challenges facing young engineers is having a “seat at the table” and understanding how organisations and companies operate. This discussion provided young engineers insights and a starting point to understanding company structure, ...

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World Engineering Day for Sustainable Development 2021

WED2021 Introduction

The World Engineering Day for Sustainable Development was proclaimed by UNESCO at its 40th General Conference in 2019. It is celebrated worldwide on 4th March of each year since 2020. The day offers an opportunity to highlight engineers and engineering’s achievements in our modern world and improve public understanding of how engineering and technology ...

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WFEO INWES Statement on the importance of women in advancing the SDGs published by UN Women


In celebration of International Day of Women and Girls in Science, 11 February 2021, WFEO is pleased to announce that the joint statement from INWES and WFEO was accepted by UN Women and is published on their website.

This is the first time that a written statement has been made and accepted.

The International Network for Women Engineers ...

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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 Dialogue & Memorial Gala Dinner in the Spirit of Nobel as invited by Ambassador Helena Sångeland of the Embassy of Sweden in Beijing on 10 December.

The Memorial Gala Dinner was hosted to celebrate the Nobel Day 2020 under the theme of ...

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KLESF Webinar Careers of Young women engineers


A webinar showcasing the careers of young women engineers involved in careers that advance sustainable development was hosted by the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering at the Kuala Lumpur Engineering Science Fair (KLESF) on 18 December 2020.

KLESF is an initiative with various programmes and activities that aims to promote interest in ...

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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 with integrity” for UN’s International Anti-Corruption Day on 9 December 2020.

Corruption thrives in times of crisis and the ongoing global pandemic has not been an exception. During the Covid-19 health crisis, fighting corruption can mean the difference between life and ...

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