The Value of Engineering in Critical Times

Coronavirus has confronted us with innumerable challenges. Some of them were already on the plate and are now urgent objectives to achieve. The lack of engineers, for instance, is a reality and weighs more heavily in times of crisis.

The current health crisis has raised many questions in the public and political sphere of the society on the ways to deal with ...

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COVID-19 – Message from WFEO President Dr Gong Ke


To all members of WFEO.

The human community is facing an extraordinary challenge with the outbreak of the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19). The Covid-19 disease is progressing rapidly, more than 175 countries and territories impacted, with more than 750,000 confirmed cases by March 30, and 36,000 deaths.

These are difficult times for everyone as individuals, with families and friends being victims of thevirus, ...

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Open On-Line Course – Risk Management for Tsunami-Related Disasters

CDRM Courses
Registration is currently open for the first edition of the online course “Risk Management for Tsunami-Related Disasters”, which is being offered through the WFEO Committee on Disaster Risk Management (WFEO-CDRM) platform. The course is completely free and begun on March 6th, 2020 and must be completed by April 10th.

This course is a joint ...

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WEC2019 – WFEO Plenary on Engineering Education


The World Engineers Convention 2019, featured a successful plenary session on engineering education which was hosted by the World Federation of Engineering Organisations.

The session was held on 21 November 2019 at the Melbourne Convention Centre and was called: “World Engineering Education – the paradigm shift to engineer the future”

The session was moderated by Dr Marlene Kanga, WFEO President.

UNESCO ...

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Report on UN SDG Summit 2019


The Civil Society Organization Forum (CSO) Forum took place on 24 September 2019 in Conference Room 4 at UN Headquarters in New York.

The Civil Society SDG Forum aims to create a space for constructive and propositional dialogue between civil society and UN Member States, international organizations and other related constituencies on the possible responses to the challenges exposed by the first ...

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WFEO participation in the 63rd IAEA General Conference

The 63rd Annual Regular Session of the IAEA General Conference was held from 16 to 20 September 2019 at the Vienna International Centre (VIC) in Vienna, Austria, where high-ranking officials and representatives from IAEA Member States will consider a range of issues.

WFEO Immediate Past-President Engr. Jorge Spitalnik and Executive Vice-President Engr. Reginald Vachon participated in the 63rd Congress as representatives of WFEO. ...

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