Posts Tagged 'Goal 9 – Infrastructure Industrialization'

Report on Belt and Road Conference on Science and Technology Exchange

The year 2023 was the 10th anniversary of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). To promote solid progress in the Belt and Road cooperation on science, technology and innovation, the Belt and Road Conference on Science and Technology Exchange was held in Chongqing, China, from November 6 to 7, 2023.

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World Internet of Things Convention 2023

The World Internet of Things Convention 2023 themed “New IoT, New Economy, New Era”, held from 19 to 21 November in Beijing, turned out to be a successful event.

The United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres delivered a written address to the annual convention and a video speech from WFEO President Mustafa Shehu was presented.

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International Federation of Asian and Western Pacific Contractors’ Associations – IFAWPCA

The International Federation of Asian and Western Pacific Contractors’ Associations (IFAWPCA) convention was held on 21-25 November 2023 in Kathmandu, Nepal.

The Federation of Contractors’ Associations of Nepal (FCAN) was honored to be the host the 46th IFAWPCA convention with the theme “Partnering in Sustainable Infrastructure”. FCAN has been an active organization representing the Nepalese construction sector, a rapidly growing ...

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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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The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030: Reflections and Insights from the Global Engineering Community

The UNDRR’s Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction is undergoing a formal mid-term review to take stock of implementation and impact since its launch in 2015, understand what context shifts have occurred, and identify how to accelerate uptake to 2030 and beyond. There is currently no formal policy position from engineers on the Sendai Framework.

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WFEO co-organized the UNDRR Risk Reduction Hub event “Accelerating Implementation of DRR and Resilience in Infrastructure”

The Risk Reduction Hub, coordinated by the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR), was held on 17 May, prior to the High-Level Meeting for the Midterm Review of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction, held on 18 and 19 May 2023. The Hub served as a space for non-state actors ...

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WFEO co-hosts side event with International Science Council at UN STI Forum

WFEO and the International Science Council (ISC), as Co-Chairs of the UN Science and Technological Community Major Group, co-organised and hosted a side event at the UN STI Forum on 3rd May 2023: Science Technology, Innovation, and Engineering Solutions for the SDGs: Theory, Practice and Application.

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WFEO Successfully co-organises the Global Solutions Summit 2023 at the UN Multi-Stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology, and Innovation

WFEO successfully co-organised the Global Solutions Summit (GSS) (GSS 2023), in partnership with the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA), and the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), at the margins of the 8th Multi-stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation for the SDGs, which convened ...

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