The World Federation of Engineering Organizations (WFEO) is the international organization for the engineering profession. Founded in 1968, under the auspices of UNESCO, WFEO brings together national engineering institutions from some 100 nations and represents more than 30 million engineers.

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Events Calendar
Events Calendar June 2020
World Engineering Day

This year’s World Engineering Day was a great success ! The theme was “Engineering Solutions for a Sustainable World” and the main event was celebrated in Lisbon, Portugal, with a conference organized at the Ordem dos Engenheiros headquarters.

Africa Engineering Week

The Order of Engineers of Angola, UNESCO, the Federation of African Engineering Organisations and WFEO organize the 10th Africa Engineering Week and the 8th Africa Engineering Conference on 9-13 September. Call for papers deadline is 25th June !

UN World Water Report

WFEO Committee on Water contributed to the 2024 UN World Water Development Report entitled “Water for Prosperity and Peace”, released during the World Water Day last 22 March.

Global Engineering Conference – GECO

The Institution of Engineers Rwanda, WFEO, the Rwanda Ministry of Infrastructure, UNESCO and FAEO will host the Global Engineering Conference and the WFEO Executive Council Meetings from 15 October 2024 in Kigali.

WIE webinar “Open Forum”

The WFEO Committee on Women in Engineering organized the webinar “Open Forum” on 22 May 2024. The WIE Chair Dr. Enyonam Kpekpena and the Themes’ leads presented their report on the 2024 Action Plans.

54th Annual Conference of GhIE

The Ghana Institution of Engineering held its Engineering Conference from 18 to 23 March in Accra, themed “Engineering a Resilient Future: Innovative Solutions for a Sustainable Ghana”.

WFEO webinar on ISO Technical TCs

The WFEO Secretariat hosted a webinar on ISO Technical Committees participation. This webinar is of special interest for recently appointed WFEO representatives in ISO TCs, and for any member who may consider applying.

Climate Change Education in SIDS

WFEO delivers Climate Change Education in SIDS, in partnership with UNESCO, Institution of Engineers Mauritius, the Office for Climate Education, the Mauritius Ministry of Education, the Mauritius National Commission to UNESCO and Mauritius Institute of Education.


The publication of the Graduate Attributes and Professional Competencies (GAPC) Framework with UNESCO and WFEO is an important outcome for WFEO, its members and its partners. It ensures that the GAPC is the pre-eminent international benchmark for engineering education and professional competencies.

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