Posts Tagged 'Goal 13 – Climate Change'

Roadmap to the 2030 UN Sustainable Development Goals – Advancing Sustainable and Climate Resilient Infrastructure


The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), the Stimson Center – Alliance for a Climate Resilient Earth (ACRE) and World Federation of Engineering Organisations came together to discuss the need for a “Roadmap to the 2030 UN Sustainable Development Goals – Advancing Sustainable and Climate Resilient Infrastructure” on the occasion of ...

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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 ...

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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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Institution of Engineers Kenya Conference


The Institution of Engineers of Kenya (IEK) in collaboration with the Engineers Board of Kenya organised it annual conference between 24 and 27 November 2020 in Mombasa. The event was supported by UNESCO, the World Federation of Engineering Organisations and the Federation of African ...

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Massive Open On-Line Course – Sustainability in Practice – Fifth Delivery


Registration is open for the fifth offering of the massive open online course (MOOC) Sustainability in Practice, which is available for free. This self-paced course must be completed by 12 December 2020. The last day of registration for this offering is 2 December 2020. It requires about 8 hours to complete at your own pace and has ...

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WFEO-YEFL Webinar “Engineering the Future” No. 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 ...

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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, ...

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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 ...

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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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