Posts Tagged 'Goal 16 – Peace and Justice'

UN Expert Group Meeting for 2021 HLPF

HLPF 2021 Theme and in-focus SDGs

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 integrated, ...

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Virtual Dialogue between NGOs and UN Office at Geneva


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.

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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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FIDIC special webinar “Recovery with integrity” for UN’s International Anti-Corruption Day


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 ...

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Statement on International Anti Corruption Day by Papias Kazawadi, Chair of WFEO Committee on Anti Corruption

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 ...

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Podcast of Dr Marlene Kanga on lifting STEM expertise across the board


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 ...

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Update on Project with International Standards Organisation (ISO) and WFEO


 
The International Standards Organisation (ISO) is an independent, non-governmental organization comprising a global network of national standards bodies. It provides a platform for developing international standards and practical tools through common understanding and cooperation with all stakeholders.

WFEO is a Category A Liaison Organization at ISO.

Since 2018, WFEO has been represented at the ISO Technical Committee ...

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French Webinar on ISO 37001 – 30 September 2020


Le webinaire “ISO 37001 – un outil contre la corruption”, s’est déroulée le 30 septembre 2020.

ISO 37001 est la Norme internationale qui permet aux organisations de tout type de prévenir, détecter et traiter les problèmes de corruption. Pour ce faire, elles ont recours à l’adoption d’une politique de lutte contre la corruption, à la désignation d’une personne ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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