The high-level political forum on sustainable development (HLPF) is the core United Nations platform for follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its 17 Sustainable Development Goals.
The meeting of the HLPF in 2021 will be held from 6 to 15 July 2021, under the auspices of the Economic and Social Council. This includes the three-day ministerial meeting of the forum from Tuesday, 13 July, to Thursday, 15 July 2021 as part of ...Continue Reading →
A new handbook entitled ISO 37001:2016 – Anti-bribery management systems – A practical guide has been published to assist users of the standard by giving more in-depth guidance and advice about bribery and the measures they can take to eradicate it.
The handbook features examples and advice on how the requirements can be met, supported by a ...Continue Reading →
The theme of the United Nations 2021 HLPF is “Sustainable and resilient recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic that promotes the economic, social and environmental dimensions of sustainable development: building an inclusive and effective path for the achievement of the 2030 Agenda in the context of the decade of action and delivery for sustainable development”. Understanding the ...Continue Reading →
A virtual dialogue with Ms. Tatiana Valovaya, Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG) and Dr. Liberato (Levi) Bautista, President of the Conference of Non-Governmental Organizations in Consultative Relationship with the United Nations (CoNGO) took place last 8 April, moderated by Mrs. Lidiya Grigoreva, Chief UNOG Liaison Unit.
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 ...Continue Reading →
The webinar will present an overview of the proposed revised competency Framework, explain the key changes that have been made, especially the requirements for professional competencies and lifelong learning and will be of particular interest to engineering employers who are interest in work ready engineering graduates who can meet the challenges of future technologies and changes in the way we work.
Consultation with WFEO Members and partners on Proposed Updated IEA Benchmark for Graduate Attributes and Professional Competencies (GAPC) is available ...Continue Reading →
WFEO partner the International Federation of Consulting Engineers (FIDIC) hosted the special webinar “Recovery with integrity” for UN’s International Anti-Corruption Day on 9 December 2020.
Corruption thrives in times of crisis and the ongoing global pandemic has not been an exception. During the Covid-19 health crisis, fighting corruption can mean the difference between life and ...Continue Reading →
Esteemed members and the community at large,
Today is International Anti-Corruption Day, an important event on our calendar. We are marking it under our 2020 theme which is, “Enhanced collaborations between local, regional and international Anti-Corruption players for Sustainable Partnership.”
In making this statement, I acknowledge the unprecedented impact on economic and societal systems brought about by the onset of the global COVID-19 pandemic. At ...Continue Reading →
In Board Level, the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) podcast ‘Women in Focus’, award-winning journalist Catherine Fox speaks to leading female directors about their journey to the boardroom and the ‘one thing they wish they’d known’.
Through a launching each week in October and ...Continue Reading →