Rising to the Top Book III and IV


The Rising to the Top book series has added not one, but TWO new volumes! Rising to the Top is a series of books, pioneered by the International Federation of Engineering Education Societies (IFEES) and the Global Engineering Deans Council (GEDC), detailing the stories of female engineering leaders across the globe working in male-dominated fields.

For ...

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Key Technologies Shaping the Future: Foresight and strategic recommendations


The Royal Academy of Engineering (RAEng) and CESAER, the European association of leading specialised and comprehensive universities of science and technology, published their statement with foresight and strategic recommendations on key technologies for the next 30 years, and their implications for today.

The Statement(available in this link) is the ...

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CDRM member David Brunsdon receives New Zealand National Honor


David Brunsdon, member of the WFEO Committee on Disaster Risk Management (CDRM) received a New Zealand National Honour for his contribution to earthquake and emergency management.
See below an article By David Haxton, published in the New Zealand Herald.


New Year Honours: David Brunsdon made companion of the New ...

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WFEO 2022 Costa Rica General Assembly Meetings and celebrating UNESCO World Engineering Day 2022


The World Federation of Engineering Organizations (WFEO) held its biennial General Assembly on 9 and 10 March 2022 in San José, Costa Rica. In this framework, WFEO also held its Executive Board and Executive Council meetings, respectively on 6 and 8 March.
The meetings were hosted by WFEO’s national member representing Costa Rica, Colegio Federado de ...

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WFEO releases the report “Adaptation to Climate Change: Water and Engineering”


There is no doubt that the water cycle is an essential part of the climate, and any climate change has consequences for the water cycle and vice versa. The cross-cutting nature of water enables it to convey many of the impacts of climate change to society.

The different climate change scenarios foreseen affect all living beings and, ...

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WED2022 Hackathon Announcement


The World Federation of Engineering Organisation is pleased to announce that the winner of the World Engineering Day 2022 Global Hackathon with a prize of €4000 is Team WONDERPETS from Batangas State University the Philippines. The members of the team are: Reaner Jacqueline Bool, Ghia Luwalhati and Nicole Elizabeth Tan. The team undertook Challenge 3 – Water accessibility in a ...

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WFEO-CIC Webinar on “Green technologies: precursor for transition to smart sustainable cities”


An International Webinar on the topic “Green Technologies: Precursor for transition to Smart Sustainable Cities” was organized under the aegis of the WFEO Committee on Information and Communication (CIC) on 22 February 2022.

The International webinar was hosted by The Institution of Engineers (India) in association with The Continue Reading →

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IAEA Seal of Resilience for important Facilities and Infrastructure


The International Association of Engineering and Architecture (IAEA), an Associate of WFEO, has developed a systematic procedure that allows assessing safety and resilience considering governance, health, safe environment, cybersecurity, maritime and land services.

The seal certifies those who have demonstrated compliance with functional, structural and dimensional measures. It can be used by cities, ports, ...

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WFEO YEFL Webinar “Build Back Wiser – Engineering the Future: An Inspiring and Collective Young Engineering Vision”


The WFEO Committee on Young Engineers / Future Leaders organized the webinar series Build Back Wiser – Engineering the Future: An Inspiring and Collective Young Engineering Vision last 15 February 2022.

The World Engineering Day for Sustainable Development was proclaimed by UNESCO at its 40th General Conference in 2019. ...

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