Posts Tagged 'Goal 11 – Cities'

World Engineering Day for Sustainable Development 2021

WED2021 Introduction

The World Engineering Day for Sustainable Development was proclaimed by UNESCO at its 40th General Conference in 2019. It is celebrated worldwide on 4th March of each year since 2020. The day offers an opportunity to highlight engineers and engineering’s achievements in our modern world and improve public understanding of how engineering and technology are ...

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WFEO, WGIC and UN Expert Committee on Geo-Spatial Information Workshop: Build Back Better cities with GeoBIM technologies


 
In a workshop that was part of GEO-BIM 2020 Conference last 4 December, WFEO and its associate, the World Geospatial Industry Council (WGIC) came together with United Nations Expert Committee on Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM), to discuss how cities can use geospatial technologies and Building Information modelling to ...

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World Engineers Symposium

The World Engineers Convention (WEC 2019) that took place in Melbourne between 20 and 22 November 2019 was one of the most successful events co-hosted by Engineers Australia and the World Federation of Engineering Organisations. It attracted over 3,000 participants from 47 countries around the world.

In celebration of that success, Engineers Australia ...

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WFEO webinar “A Sustainable Future: Young Engineers and 4IR”

The WFEO Engineering for Innovative Technologies Committee and the Young Engineers / Future Leaders Committee organized the webinar “A Sustainable Future: Young Engineers and the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR)” on the 18th September 2020, during the 23rd China Beijing International High-Tech Expo (CHITEC).

Young Engineers have ambition and ...

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WFEO-YEFL Webinar “Engineering the Future” #1 Resilience and Sustainability for Young Engineers


The WFEO Committee on Young Engineers / Future Leaders organised the first webinar of its serie Engineering the Future #1 Resilience and Sustainability for Young Engineers on 22 July 2020.

This webinar explored the various aspects of engineering and the indispensable role it has in resilient and sustainable societies. The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed inequalities ...

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WFEO Webinar on Draft International Standard ISO 37000 – Governance of Organisations


The World Federation of Engineering Organisations hosted a successful consultation webinar on the draft International Standard ISO DIS 37000 Guidance for the Governance of Organisations on 11 July 2020. The event was attended by delegates from more than 20 countries.

The proposed structure of the draft ISO DIS 37000 Standard and key areas of interest to WFEO members ...

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WFEO Participation in the Creativity 2030 Forum


The International Center for Creativity and Sustainable Development (ICCSD) organized an online event “Creativity 2030 Forum” in May 8 to conduct discussions in response to the unprecedented common challenge posted by COVID-19 from perspectives of public health policy, urban planning, application of science and technology, community building, environmental protection and global governance.

Prof. Dr. Hans ...

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

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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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