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Hosted by the International Network of Women Engineers and Scientists (INWES), the award celebrated Ir Prof Dr Leong Wai Yie’s achievements in global capacity building (developing and building knowledge and skills internationally) and commitments to the representation of women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics).
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Last 4th of March, the World Engineering Day 2023 (WED2023) was celebrated across the globe with the theme Engineering Innovation For a More Resilient World by many engineering institutions, businesses, UN bodies and social groups.
The 4th March celebration took place after the 2 day-conference “Engineering: the cities of the future” that was organized by Continue Reading →
Last 21 August, WFEO President José Vieira and his team visited Tsinghua University. YANG Bin, Vice President of Tsinghua University and Executive Director of the International Centre for Engineering Education (ICEE), a category II center of UNESCO met with them at Gong Zi Ting.
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WFEO was invited to attend the 43rd Session of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Conference held from 1st to 7 July 2023, at the FAO headquarters, in Rome.
The WFEO Committee on Women in Engineering in collaboration with the International Network of Women Engineers and Scientists (INWES), the International Coalition for Sustainable Infrastructure (ICSI), the Institution of Civil Engineers UK, the Engineering Council of ...Continue Reading →
The Graduate Attributes and Professional Competencies Framework (GAPC) is the international engineering benchmark which is the basis for mutual recognition of engineering qualifications and professional engineering credentials across more than 30 nations.
The GAPC was reviewed between November 2019 and March 2021 and unanimously approved by the International Engineering Alliance (IEA) signatories in June ...Continue Reading →
The UNESCO Capacity Building Section, Natural Sciences Sector hosted a webinar on Large-Scale Renewable Energy Deployment for Climate Change Mitigation, on 10 July 2023, as part of its the UNITWIN/UNESCO Chairs Programme.
The event featured speakers who are UNESCO University Chairs in this field from around the world.
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A global conference to push for integrated and accelerated action on climate and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) was held at the United Nations in NYC on 16 July 2023, bringing together Ministers and high-level representatives from government, business and civil society, among over 400 in-person and nearly 4,000 virtual participants from 140 countries.
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Former WFEO President Dr Marlene Kanga AO was awarded the prestigious Ada Lovelace Medal at the University of New South Wales, Sydney on 21 June 2023.