Posts Tagged 'Goal 16 – Peace and Justice'

WFEO Webinar on Diversity and Inclusion

This Webinar is organized by the WFEO Committee for Women in Engineering and International Network for Women Engineers and Scientists (INWES).

It will present an overview of the results of the review of the GAPC Framework and explain the key changes that have been made for diversity and inclusion. More information about the Consultation is available in this page.

Webinar details

Time: Friday 31st July at 1pm – 2.30pm Paris ...

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WFEO Webinar on Draft International Standard ISO 37000 – Governance of Organisations


The World Federation of Engineering Organisations hosted a successful consultation webinar on the draft International Standard ISO DIS 37000 Guidance for the Governance of Organisations on 11 July 2020. The event was attended by delegates from more than 20 countries.

The proposed structure of the draft ISO DIS 37000 Standard and key areas of interest to WFEO members was ...

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WFEO Webinar on Proposed Updated IEA Benchmark for Graduate Attributes and Professional Competencies

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UNESCO and the World Federation of Engineering Organisations (WFEO) recognise the International Engineering Alliance (IEA) Graduate Attributes and Professional Competencies Framework (GAPC) as a valuable international benchmark for engineering education.

A UNESCO WFEO IEA Working Group was established in November 2019 following the renewal of the WFEO-IEA MoU and the Declaration on Engineering Education that was made in Melbourne at WEC2019. The goal was to review the current IEA Graduate Attributes and Professional Competencies Framework to ensure that they ...

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WFEO Webinar on draft international standard ISO 37000 – Governance of organisations

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The International Standard Organisation (ISO) is a leading international standards organisation that develops standards for a wide range of topics and uses.

WFEO is a Category A Liaison member of the ISO Technical Committee 309 (TC 309) which is developing global standards on Anti Bribery, Governance and Compliance.

The draft ISO 37000 – Guidance for the Governance of Organisations is a foundation standard and is the basis for other international standards in the areas ...

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WFEO Webinar: HLPF 2020 – Side-event

HLPF 2020
Accelerated action and transformative pathways: realizing the decade of action and delivery for sustainable development
How the lever of science and technology can be used in peri-urban and urban environments to advance sustainable development: the case of implementing Geospatial Engineering
organized by The World Federation of Engineering Organizations, co-leader of the Scientific and Technological Community Major Group
with support of the Permanent Mission of the People’s Republic of China to the United Nations
Webinar on 9 July 2020, ...

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World Engineers Convention 2019 – WEC 2019

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Report on UN SDG Summit 2019


The Civil Society Organization Forum (CSO) Forum took place on 24 September 2019 in Conference Room 4 at UN Headquarters in New York.

The Civil Society SDG Forum aims to create a space for constructive and propositional dialogue between civil society and UN Member States, international organizations and other related constituencies on the possible responses to the challenges exposed by the first four ...

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WFEO participation at the UN HLPF Forum 2019


 
The 2019 edition of the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF 2019) under the auspices of the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) focused on “Empowering people and ensuring inclusiveness and equality”.

The session took place from 9 to 15 July 2019 in New York, at the UN Headquarters, and conducted in-depth reviews of five Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): SDG 4 (quality education), SDG 8 (decent work and economic ...

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High-level Political Forum 2019: Empowering people and ensuring inclusiveness and equality

The seventh session of the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF 2019) under the auspices of the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) this year will focus on “Empowering people and ensuring inclusiveness and equality”.

The session will take place from Tuesday, 9 July, to Monday, 15 July 2019, followed by a three-day ministerial meeting convening from Tuesday, 16 July, to Thursday, 18 July 2019, held jointly with ECOSOC’s annual high-level segment.

The 2019 Forum will conduct in-depth reviews of ...

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WFEO participation in UN STI Forum 2019


The Fourth Multi-stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation for the Sustainable Development Goals (STI Forum), co-chaired by Permanent Representative of Barbados to the United Nations and Permanent Representative of the Czech Republic to the United Nations, took place on 14-15 May 2019 in UN Headquarters, New York.

The annual STI Forum, convened by UN ECOSOC and UN DESA, provided a ...

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