Posts Tagged 'Goal 13 – Climate Change'

World Engineers Convention 2023

 
The Czech Association of Scientific and Technical Societies (CSVTS) in collaboration with WFEO will hold the 7th World Engineers Convention WEC 2023 and the WFEO General Assembly in Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic, in October 2023.

We cordially invite all engineers, academic staff and research workers, students and others who are interested in vocational and social programmes of this Convention.

The goal of the Convention is the meeting of participants to get acquainted with professional competences of engineers, up-to-date ...

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WFEO-YEFL Webinar “Engineering the Future” #2 Climate Action

The WFEO Committee on Young Engineers / Future Leaders organised the second webinar of its serie Engineering the Future #2 Climate action on 12 October 2020.

Speakers, representing different levers – engineering, technology, finance, governance, collective action – discussed the key challenges, opportunities and the role of new technologies, innovative engineering in reaching ...

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WFEO Committee on Young Engineers / Future Leaders Webinar series “Engineering the Future” – Climate Action

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The WFEO Committee on Young Engineers / Future Leaders is pleased to invite you to the webinar series “Engineering the Future” – Climate action.

Speakers, representing different levers – engineering, technology, finance, governance, collective action – will discuss the key challenges, opportunities and the role of new technologies, innovative engineering in reaching climate neutrality. Aim is to share the knowledge and inspire young engineers from Africa, Americas, Middle East, Asia / Pacific, Europe to proactively contribute to ...

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Engineering and SDGs for Humanitarian Solutions – Humanitarian Innovation Hackathon


The University of Sydney Warren Centre for Advanced Engineering ran its second Humanitarian Hackathon to engage engineering students on humanitarian needs, especially in the Pacific region and the need for innovative engineering solutions to advance the goals of sustainable development. Dr Marlene Kanga, Immediate Past President, World Federation of Engineering Organisations (WFEO) and Gen. The Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove, the ...

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WFEO Committee on Young Engineers / Future Leaders Webinar series “Engineering the Future”

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The WFEO Committee on Young Engineers / Future Leaders is pleased to invite you to a webinar series, “Engineering the Future”.

This webinar will explore the various aspects of engineering and the indispensable role it has in resilient and sustainable societies. The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed inequalities and vulnerabilities across social, economic, and environmental spheres. Ensuring a rapid recovery, while laying down the foundation for more resilient systems is a precondition to achieving the 2030 Agenda, including ...

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Webinar: “Waste and Water data solution to reduce environmental impact” – WSIS Forum 2020

The 2020 edition of the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Forum will be held online from 22 June onwards, featuring a weekly programme, including a series of thematic/country workshops, high-level policy sessions, special tracks on various thematic areas, knowledge café, a Hackathon, and exhibition addressing issues that are critical to WSIS implementation and follow-up in a multistakeholder setting. The final week of the Virtual WSIS Forum 2020 will take place on 7-10 September 2020.

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WFEO position to the build-back-better call for arms


There is an increasing pressure, need and opportunity to shape an economic recovery from COVID-19 which will be based on climate-related actions.

According to the UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, the recovery must respect the rights of future generations, enhancing climate action aiming at carbon neutrality by 2050 and protecting biodiversity. “We will need to ‘build-back-better’ and maintain the momentum ...

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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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