Posts Tagged 'Goal 8 – Economic Growth'

WFEO YEFL Webinar series “Engineering the Future” No4 – Young Engineers = Board Members ?


The WFEO Committee on Young Engineers / Future Leaders organised the fourth webinar of its serie Engineering the Future #4 Young Engineers = Board Members ? on 17 March 2021.

One of the challenges facing young engineers is having a “seat at the table” and understanding how organisations and companies operate. This discussion provided young engineers insights and a starting point to understanding company structure, ...

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WFEO Committee on Young Engineers / Future Leaders Webinar series “Engineering the Future” : Young Engineers = Board Members ?

The WFEO Committee on Young Engineers / Future Leaders is pleased to invite you to the webinar series “Engineering the Future” : Young Engineers = Board Members ? that will be held wednesday, 17 March 2021 at 8:30 am CET.

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One of the challenges facing young engineers is having a “seat at the table” and understanding how organisations and companies operate. This discussion will provide young engineers insights and a starting point to understanding company structure, in ...

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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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Report on the second World Forum on Science and Technology Development


The second World Forum on Science and Technology Development, with the theme of “Trust, Cooperation and Development” was successfully held between 8 and 9 November 2020, in Beijing, which has attracted an online audience of more than 26 million viewers.

This forum was organized by WFEO national member the China ...

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Engineering and SDGs for Humanitarian Solutions – Humanitarian Innovation Hackathon


The University of Sydney Warren Centre for Advanced Engineering ran its second Humanitarian Hackathon to engage engineering students on humanitarian needs, especially in the Pacific region and the need for innovative engineering solutions to advance the goals of sustainable development. Dr Marlene Kanga, Immediate Past President, World Federation of Engineering Organisations (WFEO) and Gen. The Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove, ...

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WFEO Committee on Young Engineers / Future Leaders Webinar series “Engineering the Future”

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The WFEO Committee on Young Engineers / Future Leaders is pleased to invite you to a webinar series, “Engineering the Future”.

This webinar will explore the various aspects of engineering and the indispensable role it has in resilient and sustainable societies. The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed inequalities and vulnerabilities across social, economic, and environmental spheres. Ensuring a rapid recovery, while laying down the foundation for more resilient systems is a precondition to achieving the 2030 Agenda, including ...

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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 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 ...

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