Posts Tagged 'Goal 13 – Climate Change'

World Engineers Convention 2023

In October 2023, the global engineering community will meet in Prague to discuss our contribution to the “great transformation” through UN SDGs !

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.

The theme of WEC 2023 “Engineering for life: Breakthrough Technologies and Capacity Development Focused on UN ...

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29th IEK Annual International Convention “Sustainable Engineering in the Era of Climate Change”

The Institution of Engineers of Kenya (IEK), in collaboration with the Engineers Board of Kenya (EBK), is organizing the 29th IEK Annual International Convention entitled “Sustainable Engineering in the Era of Climate Change” to be held from the 21st to 25th November 2022 in Mombasa County.

During the convention there shall be other sub events namely, the 5th Women Engineers summit with the theme “360° ...

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WFEO-CECB Forum – Africa Asia Pacific Accord Meeting – Zimbabwe Institution of Engineers Biennial Conference

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The WFEO Committee on Engineering Capacity Building (WFEO-CECB), the Zimbabwe Institution of Engineering (ZIE), the Engineering Council of Zimbabwe (ECZ) the Federation of African Engineering Organisations (FAEO), and Federation of Engineering Institutions of Asia and Pacific (FEIAP) are organizing the “WFEO Committee on Engineering and Capacity Building Education Forum, the 2022 Africa Asia Pacific Accord ...

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“Engineering plays a key role in economic, social, and environmental dimensions of UNSDGs” – Prof GONG Ke


In an exclusive interview, the World Federation of Engineering Organizations’ (WFEO) immediate past president Prof. Dr. GONG Ke discusses the value of engineering in global development, its role in achieving UNSDGs, and WFEO’s successful partnership with World Geospatial Industry Council (WGIC).


 

WGIC: Prof GONG Ke, thank you for speaking with

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WFEO-CEE Side event at the UNFCCC Bonn Climate Change Conference – Implementing Equitable, Sustainable and Climate Resilient Infrastructure & Local Adaptive Capacity


The Committee on Engineering and the Environment (CEE), in partnership with the Engineering Institute of Canada, hosted a side event entitled “Implementing Equitable, Sustainable and Climate Resilient Infrastructure & Local Adaptive Capacity” at the UNFCCC Bonn Climate Change Conference on 11 June.

The side event presented principles ...

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WFEO-CEE Side event at the UNFCCC Bonn Climate Change Conference – Implementing Equitable, Sustainable and Climate Resilient Infrastructure & Local Adaptive Capacity

The Committee on Engineering and the Environment (CEE), in partnership with the Engineering Institute of Canada, will host a side event at the UNFCCC Bonn Climate Change Conference on 11 June, 15:00 – 16:30 CET.

The side event will present principles used by infrastructure professionals in achieving climate resilient infrastructure, considering inclusion of women and young professionals. It will also explore examples of implementation, and also how climate ...

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WFEO YEFL side event at the UN STI Forum “Preparing the Future Engineering Workforce to Achieve the SDGs Through Multi-Stakeholder Engagement”


On May 6, 2022, The WFEO Committee on Young Engineers / Future Leaders (YE/FL) – Working Group on SDG#13 “Climate Action” presented the Side event on “Preparing the Future Engineering Workforce to Achieve the SDGs Through Multi-Stakeholder Engagement” at the UN STI Forum.

The side event explored how to bridge the ...

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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?”.

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

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