The Mobile Learning Week 2019, under the theme “Artificial Intelligence for Sustainable development” co- organized by UNESCO, the International Telecommunication Union, the ProFuturo Foundation and Skillogs, was held from 4 to 8 March 2019, at the UNESCO Headquarters in Paris, France.
The five-day ...Continue Reading →
The International Forum on Engineering Capacity, held in Beijing from 21-23 November 2018 and hosted by the China Association for Science and Technology (CAST) was an important event to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the World Federation of Engineering Organizations ...Continue Reading →
See below the report of WFEO President Elect Gong Ke, who attended the 46th board meeting of UNIDO in Vienna, Austria, from 26 to 28 November 2018.
The Industrial Development Board (IDB) comprises 53 members, elected for a four-year term on a rotational basis from all Member States. It reviews the implementation of the work programme, the regular and operational budgets, makes recommendations to the ...Continue Reading →
The forty-sixth session of the Industrial Development Board will take place from 26 to 28 November 2018, in the Vienna International Centre, C-building, Board Room C (4th floor).
UNIDO is the specialized agency of the United Nations that promotes industrial development for poverty reduction, inclusive globalization and environmental sustainability.
The mission of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) is to promote and accelerate inclusive and sustainable industrial development (ISID) in Member States.
The Industrial Development Board ...Continue Reading →
The third annual Multi-stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation for the Sustainable Development Goals (STI Forum) met June 5-6 2018 at the UN Headquarters in New-York in New York.
Members of WFEO UN Relations Committee (WURC) participated in the STI Forum with the side event “Systems Analysis and Capacity Building for Transformative Change toward Achieving the SDGs and long-term sustainability”, conducted on ...Continue Reading →
As part of the Technology Facilitation Mechanism mandated by the 2030 Agenda and the Addis Ababa Action Agenda, the annual collaborative Multi-stakeholder Forum on science, technology and innovation for the sustainable development Goals (STI Forum) is expected to “provide a venue for facilitating interaction, matchmaking and the establishment of networks between relevant stakeholders and multi-stakeholder partnerships in order to identify and examine technology needs and gaps, including with regard to scientific cooperation, innovation and capacity-building, and also ...Continue Reading →
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 ...Continue Reading →