President Adel Al-Kharafi attends the ICSU General Assembly in Rome, Italy

30th ICSU General Assembly was held in Rome, Italy from 27th to 30th of September 2011.

President Adel Al-Kharafi spoke to the assembly about the WFEO strategy and cooperation with national and international organizations.

He advocated close cooperation between science and engineering to achieve sustainable development and scientific progress.

President Adel Al-Kharafi met with Gisbert Glaser, Senior Advisor of ICSU and Alice Abreu, Regional coordinator at ICSU. They discussed WFEO and ICSU cooperating together for Rio+20 and talked about the  forming of the Organizing Committee of the Science & Technology Global Forum that will take place on the occasion of Rio+20.

On this occasion, President Adel Al-Kharafi also met with Mrs. Gretchen Kalonji, Assistant Director-General for Natural Sciences at UNESCO.
They mainly discussed the means of enhancing cooperation between WFEO and UNESCO.

Mrs. Kalonji warmly welcomed Eng. Adel Al-Kharafi’s first initiative as WFEO President attending the ICSU General Assembly and congratulated him on his dedication and efforts towards achieving the WFEO goals.

Eng. Adel Al-Kharafi was invited to be a member of the above organizing committee. He accepted the invitation and proposed that Dr. Waleed Al Bazaaz from Kuwait attends the meetings of this committee due to his vast knowledge in the Science and Engineering field.

Related news

WFEO presence at FIDIC Annual International Infrastructure Conference

November 23, 2017 - · · · ·

  President Elect Dr. Marlene Kanga was a keynote speaker at the FIDIC 2017 Annual International Infrastructure Conference which was [...]

Report of UNESCO Engineering Report II Kick-Off Meeting

November 22, 2017 - · · ·

  1. Overview Last 26 and 27 September 2017, the UNESCO Engineering Report II Kick-Off Meeting was held in Beijing, [...]

ECEC Medal Award to WFEO Past President Eng. Marwan Abdelhamid

November 16, 2017 - · ·

  On the occasion of its 10th anniversary celebration, the European Council of Engineers Chambers (ECEC) has presented an ECEC [...]

3rd European Engineers Day in Vienna

October 17, 2017 - · ·

  For the third time the European Engineers’ Day was co-organised by the European Council of Engineering Chambers (ECEC), the [...]

FIDIC International Infrastructure Conference 2017

August 4, 2017 - · · · ·

  1 – 3 October 2017, Jakarta, Indonesia Resilient Infrastructure – Improving Life Indonesia, at the heart of SEA, has [...]

Jorge Spitalnik appointed Honorary Member of AIU

August 1, 2017 - ·

  At the last Pan-American Federation of Engineering Societies (UPADI) technical and consultative council meetings in Costa Rica, WFEO President [...]

World Engineering Forum – WEF2017 & WFEO General Assembly

July 25, 2017 - · · · ·

  26 November – 2 December 2017, Roma, Italy   Safeguarding the heritage of mankind: a great challenge for engineers [...]

The High Level Political Forum 2017: SDG Interactions, gender and the science-policy interface

July 21, 2017 - · · · · · · ·

This year’s High Level Political Forum (HLPF) at the United Nations was the first-ever in-depth review of selected Sustainable Development [...]

World Intelligence Congress (WIC2017), supported by WFEO-CEIT, was successfully held in Tianjin, China

July 6, 2017 - · · · · · · ·

  Representatives of international organizations (WFEO, UNESCO, etc.), renowned research institutions (Oxford University, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Stanford University, etc.), [...]

UNESCO Africa Engineering Week 2017 & Africa Engineering Conference

June 27, 2017 - · ·

  25 – 29 September 2017, Kigali, Rwanda   The Institution of Engineers Rwanda (IER), in collaboration with the Federation [...]

World Federation of Engineering Organizations /
Fédération Mondiale des Organisations d'Ingénieurs

Maison de l'Unesco

1, rue Miollis 75015 Paris, France
Disclaimer | Contact Us

© 2008 - 2018 WFEO/FMOI. All rights reserved