Posts Tagged 'Goal 17 – Global Partnerships'

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 TC ...

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Update on Project with International Engineering Alliance (IEA) and WFEO


 
Review the IEA Graduate Attributes and Professional Competencies Framework

WFEO has an MoU with IEA which was renewed in November 2019 and which established a Working Group to review the IEA Graduate Attribute and Professional Competency Framework which is the basis for mutual recognition of engineering qualifications and professional credentials across more than 30 countries.

The Working Group has the following objectives: ...

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WFEO webinar “A Sustainable Future: Young Engineers and 4IR”

The WFEO Engineering for Innovative Technologies Committee and the Young Engineers / Future Leaders Committee organized the webinar “A Sustainable Future: Young Engineers and the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR)” on the 18th September 2020, during the 23rd China Beijing International High-Tech Expo (CHITEC).

Young Engineers have ambition and ...

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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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WFEO Participation in the Creativity 2030 Forum


The International Center for Creativity and Sustainable Development (ICCSD) organized an online event “Creativity 2030 Forum” in May 8 to conduct discussions in response to the unprecedented common challenge posted by COVID-19 from perspectives of public health policy, urban planning, application of science and technology, community building, environmental protection and global governance.

Prof. Dr. Hans ...

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COVID-19 – Message from WFEO President Dr Gong Ke


To all members of WFEO.

The human community is facing an extraordinary challenge with the outbreak of the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19). The Covid-19 disease is progressing rapidly, more than 175 countries and territories impacted, with more than 750,000 confirmed cases by March 30, and 36,000 deaths.

These are difficult times for everyone as individuals, with families and friends being victims of thevirus, ...

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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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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 ...

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World Conference on Science Literacy 2018 held in Beijing

World Conference on Science Literacy 2018

World Conference on Science Literacy 2018 was held in 17-19 September 2018 in Beijing by the China Association for Science and Technology (CAST) with the support of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), the International Science Council (ISC) ...

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ECOSOC Partnership Forum 2018

ECOSOC Partnership Forum

The 2018 session of the UN Economic and Social (ECOSOC) Partnership Forum, organized 4 April 2018 at the UN Headquarters in New York city, took place under the theme “Partnerships for promoting opportunities, increased prosperity and sustainable development for all” and discussed SDG 9 (industry, innovation and infrastructure) and the role of partnerships.

This year, the focus was on how the private sector ...

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