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 Progress ...

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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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WFEO YEFL side event at the UN STI Forum “Preparing the Future Engineering Workforce to Achieve the SDGs Through Multi-Stakeholder Engagement”


On May 6, 2022, The WFEO Committee on Young Engineers / Future Leaders (YE/FL) – Working Group on SDG#13 “Climate Action” presented the Side event on “Preparing the Future Engineering Workforce to Achieve the SDGs Through Multi-Stakeholder Engagement” at the UN STI Forum.

The side event explored how to bridge the ...

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WFEO-CAC & GIACC webinar “2022 Chandler Good Government Index findings – Why Government Capabilities Matter for Anti-corruption ?”


The WFEO committee on Anti-corruption in collaboration with Global Infrastructure Anti-corruption Centre (GIACC) hosted the webinar “2022 Chandler Good Government Index findings – Why Government Capabilities Matter for Anti-corruption ?” on 12 May 2022.

The Chandler Good Governance Index (CGGI) is a new measurement tool with sub ...

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Implementation of the UNESCO Recommendation on Open Science


In November 2021, at the 41th session of the General Conference of UNESCO, 193 Member States unanimously adopted the first global standard-setting instrument on open science, the UNESCO Recommendation on Open Science.

Developed through a regionally balanced multistakeholder, inclusive and transparent consultation process, this landmark international agreement defines shared values and principles for open science, ...

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Institution of Engineers Mauritius releases a book on the role of engineering in addressing climate change in the Small Island Developing States


The Institution of Engineers Mauritius, led by President Shyam Roy, collaborated with engineers in Mauritius and internationally to publish a special journal, “Impact of Climate Change on SIDS, What Engineering Solutions?”.

Engineers from Mauritius and around the world presented their work to mitigate the risk of natural disasters and to demonstrate the work of engineers ...

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Mr. Raj Hemansing Prayag, Past President Institution of Engineers Mauritius, WFEO National Member, receives national honour for contribution to engineering


The World Federation of Engineering Organisations congratulates Eng. Raj Hemansing Prayag, for being awarded a national honour, The Grand Officer of the Order of the Star and Key of the Indian Ocean by the President of the Republic of Mauritius on the National Day of Mauritius, 12 March 2022, for significant contribution to the public sector.

Eng. Raj Hemansing Prayag, has ...

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