Posts Tagged 'Goal 13 – Climate Change'

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.

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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?” (available in this link).

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

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The WFEO awarding ceremony


The WFEO awarding ceremony was held on Tuesday 12 April 2022.

Opening:
Prof. Gong Ke, WFEO Immediate past President

Welcome address:
Dr. Shamila Nair-Bedouelle, UNESCO Assistant Director-General for Natural Sciences

Moderator:
Ania Lopez, chair of the Awards Committee and member of the WFEO Executive Council

Laureate of the WFEO Gree Women in Engineering Award:
Wai Yie Leong (Malaysia)

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WFEO, INWES and ISC Side Event at the UN Women CSW66 – Women Leading on Equitable and Inclusive Solutions to address the Climate Emergency


The International Network for Women Engineers and Scientists (INWES), WFEO, the International Science Council (ISC) and the United Nations University Institute on Comparative Regional Integration Studies (UNU CRS) jointly hosted the parallel event “Women Leading on Equitable and Inclusive Solutions to address the Climate ...

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UNESCO and WFEO Side event at the UN Women CSW66 – Role of Women in STEM in addressing Climate Change

The sixty-sixth session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW66) was held from 14 to 25 March 2022. Representatives of Member States, UN entities, and ECOSOC-accredited (NGOs) from all regions of the world were expected to attend the session.

The CSW66 priority theme for 2022 was “Achieving gender equality and the empowerment ...

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WFEO WIE CSW66 Parallel Event – Creating Gender Inclusive Engineering & Technology to Address Climate Change


The WFEO Committee on Women in Engineering (WIE) organized the Virtual CSW66 Parallel Event “Creating Gender Inclusive Engineering & Technology to Address Climate Change” on Monday 21 March 2022.

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CDRM member David Brunsdon receives New Zealand National Honor


David Brunsdon, member of the WFEO Committee on Disaster Risk Management (CDRM) received a New Zealand National Honour for his contribution to earthquake and emergency management.
See below an article By David Haxton, published in the New Zealand Herald.


New Year Honours: David Brunsdon made companion of the New ...

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Institution of Engineers Kenya Hosts 28th IEK Annual International Conference


The Institution of Engineers Kenya (IEK), the national WFEO member from Kenya, hosted the 28th International Conference in Mombasa, Kenya, from 8 to 11 November 2021. The Conference theme was “Engineers Accelerating Sustainable Economic Recovery”. The Engineers Board of Kenya was a co-host of this important event.

The importance of ...

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