Posts Tagged 'Sustainable Development Goals – SDGs'

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 and ...

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UNESCO releases results of study on Gender and STEM in South Africa

UNESCO Regional Office for Southern Africa (UNESCO Office in Harare) & UNESCO International Institute for Higher Education (UNESCO IESALC) released the results of its survey on: Uncovering gender disparities in STEM and higher education in Southern Africa: evidence from nine countries at a side event at the ...

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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.

This is the ...

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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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WFEO Participates in the first Africa Day at the UN Science Technology and Innovation (STI) Forum

The first STI in Africa Day was held on 2nd May 2023 at the margins of the UN STI Forum in New York, with a focus on STI4SDGs: Priority Areas, Levers and Actionable Steps for Africa.

The STI in Africa Day had two main purposes:

  • To serve as a vehicle for connecting the global community to cooperate, network, showcase, share experiences, build strategic alliances, and, wherever possible, set in ...
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WFEO Academy provides free access to members of WFEO to training by Global Experts

The World Federation of Engineering Organizations launched the WFEO Academy training portal on World Engineering Day, on 4 March 2022, with UNESCO and its partners, the International Engineering Alliance (IEA), the International Federation of Engineering Education Societies (IFEES), the Global Engineering ...

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Statement on the need for more women in STEM at UN CSW67

“Ï’d Blush if I could” Statement on the need for more women in STEM at UN Commission on Status of Women (CSW67) especially to avoid gender bias in Artificial Intelligence

UN Women organised the Commission on the Status of Women, an annual meeting that is the largest meeting for women, from 6 to 17 March. The Priority theme ...

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WFEO Side-event at UN STI Forum “Engineering solutions for water adaptation”

The World Federation of Engineering Organizations (WFEO) organized the side-event Engineering solutions for water adaptation on 4 May, within the UN STI Forum 2023 that took place at UN Headquarters in New York, on 3 and 4 May 2023.


Climate change and the consumption patterns of today’s society have increased the pressure on ...

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H.J. Sabbagh Prize for Excellence in Engineering Construction Ceremony 2023

The World Federation of Engineering Organizations (WFEO) organized the H.J. Sabbagh Prize for Excellence in Engineering Construction Ceremony that was held online on Friday 21 April 2023.

WFEO was proud to announce the laureate of the 2022 edition of its annual Prize for Excellence in Engineering Construction, kindly supported by the Consolidated Contractors Company ...

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