Posts Tagged 'Goal 6 – Water and Sanitation'

WFEO releases the report “Engineering, Groundwater, and Integrated Water Resources Management”

In March 2023, the world came together at the United Nations Water Conference 2023, convened by the United Nations General Assembly. The outcome of this conference is the “Water Action Agenda“, which has been materialized through various commitments, pledges, and actions. The document “Engineering, Groundwater, and Integrated Water Resources Management” (available here) is WFEO’s first ...

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WFEO approved as UN Water and ITU member

WFEO Secretariat wishes to inform you about the excellent news concerning our Federation’s approval as a Member of UN Water and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU).

Following an application which was sent to UN Water last December, under the leadership of our Executive Board and of our Committee on Water. ...

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WFEO Side-event at UN STI Forum “Engineering solutions for water adaptation”

The World Federation of Engineering Organizations (WFEO) organized the side-event Engineering solutions for water adaptation on 4 May, within the UN STI Forum 2023 that took place at UN Headquarters in New York, on 3 and 4 May 2023.


Climate change and the consumption patterns of today’s society have increased the pressure on ...

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WFEO-ISC Side-Event at UN 2023 Water Conference

The World Federation of Engineering Organizations (WFEO) and the International Science Council (ISC), partners in the UN Scientific and Technological Community Major Group, organized the side-event “The Role of the Science and Technology (S&T) Community on the Pillars for Accelerating Progress and Transformative Actions on SDG 6” on 23 March 2023.

This side-event was ...

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WFEO Webinar on Climate Change


WFEO organized a webinar on Climate Change on 5 December 2022, in which the speakers were representatives from many WFEO Standing Technical Committees actively involved in the achievement of the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

Moderator:

  • Davide Stronati, Director of Sustainability, Nuclear Decommissioning Authority / Chair, WFEO Committee on Engineering and the Environment

Introduction:

  • José Vieira, WFEO President

Panelists:

  • Jean Eudes Moncomble, Chair, WFEO Committee ...
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The WFEO awarding ceremony


The WFEO awarding ceremony was held on Tuesday 12 April 2022.

Opening:
Prof. Gong Ke, WFEO Immediate past President

Welcome address:
Dr. Shamila Nair-Bedouelle, UNESCO Assistant Director-General for Natural Sciences

Moderator:
Ania Lopez, chair of the Awards Committee and member of the WFEO Executive Council

Laureate of the WFEO Gree Women in Engineering Award:
Wai Yie Leong (Malaysia)

Laureate of ...

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WFEO releases the report “Adaptation to Climate Change: Water and Engineering”


There is no doubt that the water cycle is an essential part of the climate, and any climate change has consequences for the water cycle and vice versa. The cross-cutting nature of water enables it to convey many of the impacts of climate change to society.

The different climate change scenarios foreseen affect all living beings and, ...

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Philippines Technological Council Celebrates World Engineering day 4th March 2021


The Philippines Technological Council (PTC) together with the Philippines Department (Ministry) of Science and Technology and the Manila Water Foundation, a foundation fostering WASH (Water Access, Sanitation & Hygiene) celebrated World Engineering Day on 4th March with a webinar and award ceremony for recognition of exemplary engineers through ...

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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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