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?” (available in this link).

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

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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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The WFEO awarding ceremony


The WFEO awarding ceremony was held on Tuesday 12 April 2022.

Opening:
Prof. Gong Ke, WFEO Immediate past President

Welcome address:
Dr. Shamila Nair-Bedouelle, UNESCO Assistant Director-General for Natural Sciences

Moderator:
Ania Lopez, chair of the Awards Committee and member of the WFEO Executive Council

Laureate of the WFEO Gree Women in Engineering Award:
Wai Yie Leong (Malaysia)

Laureate of ...

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ICEE Symposium on Engineering Education to celebrate World Engineering Day for Sustainable Development 2022


The International Centre for Engineering Education (ICEE) a UNESCO Category 2 centre based at Tsinghua University, Beijing and a partner of WFEO, hosted its 2022 Academic Forum on Engineering Education and Engineering Culture with the theme “Engineering Education Reform and Sustainable Development – Call for Young ...

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WFEO, INWES and ISC Side Event at the UN Women CSW66 – Women Leading on Equitable and Inclusive Solutions to address the Climate Emergency


The International Network for Women Engineers and Scientists (INWES), WFEO, the International Science Council (ISC) and the United Nations University Institute on Comparative Regional Integration Studies (UNU CRS) jointly hosted the parallel event “Women Leading on Equitable and Inclusive Solutions to address the Climate ...

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UNESCO and WFEO Side event at the UN Women CSW66 – Role of Women in STEM in addressing Climate Change

The sixty-sixth session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW66) was held from 14 to 25 March 2022. Representatives of Member States, UN entities, and ECOSOC-accredited (NGOs) from all regions of the world were expected to attend the session.

The CSW66 priority theme for 2022 was “Achieving gender equality and the empowerment ...

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UNESCO hosts international Round Table on Engineering to celebrate World Engineering Day for Sustainable Development 2022


The UNESCO Natural Sciences Sector hosted on 4 March 2022 an international roundtable to celebrate World Engineering Day for Sustainable development 2022. The Theme of the Round table was aligned with the theme of the 2022 celebrations: “Build Back Wiser – Engineering the Future” and asked the important question: “What can we do to Engineer the Future ...

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WFEO CEIT Webinar on “Build Back Wiser: Engineering a Sustainable, Inclusive and Green Future with Ethical AI”


The WFEO Committee on Engineering for Innovative Technologies (CEIT) organized a webinar on “Build Back Wiser: Engineering a Sustainable, Inclusive and Green Future with Ethical AI” on Thursday, 17 March 2022.

On 24 November 2021, the Recommendation on the Ethics of Artificial Intelligence was adopted by UNESCO’s General Conference at its ...

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