Posts Tagged 'Goal 8 – Economic Growth'

Engineers Australia Climate Smart Engineering Conference

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High-level Political Forum 2021: Sustainable and resilient recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic

The high-level political forum on sustainable development (HLPF) is the core United Nations platform for follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its 17 Sustainable Development Goals.

The meeting of the HLPF in 2021 will be held from 6 to 15 July 2021, under the auspices of the Economic and Social Council. This includes the three-day ministerial meeting of the forum from Tuesday, 13 July, to Thursday, 15 July 2021 as part of ...

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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 ...

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STI Forum 2021 Side Event “Engineering – Bridging the Gap for a Sustainable and Resilient Recovery”


This Science & Technology Innovation (STI) Forum 2021 side event was organized by WFEO in collaboration with its Affiliate Member American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), and the International Science Council (ISC).

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STI Forum 2021 Side Event “Engineering – Bridging the Gap for a Sustainable and Resilient Recovery”

This is a Side Event in connection with the Scientific and Technological Community Major Group, and the Science & Technology Innovation (STI) Forum 2021 organized by WFEO in collaboration with the International Science Council (ISC).
This event is to present the second UNESCO Engineering Report: “Engineering for Sustainable Development: Delivering on the Sustainable Development Goals”; discuss the crucial role of engineering in the implementation of the SDG’s and ...

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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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