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.

Dr Marlene Kanga

Dr Marlene Kanga, WFEO President 2017 – 2019, announced as an Officer of the Order of Australia, a national honour, on Queen’s Birthday, for her distinguished service to Engineering.

World Engineering Day

You are invited to visit the World Engineering Day (WED) website and the 2022 events, 24HRS Live videos, Hackathon and more. The WED is celebrated worldwide on 4th March of each year since 2020.

New WFEO President

During the General Assembly organized both online and onsite in San José, Costa Rica, Prof. Dr. José Vieira from Portugal was proclaimed the new President of the World Federation of Engineering Organizations.

Events Calendar
Events Calendar June 2020
WFEO-CEE Side event at UNFCCC

The Committee on Engineering and the Environment (CEE), with the Engineering Institute of Canada, will hosted the side event “Implementing Equitable, Sustainable and Climate Resilient Infrastructure & Local Adaptive Capacity” at the UNFCCC Bonn Climate Change Conference on 11 June.

WFEO-CDRM Side event at UN STI Forum

WFEO, ASCE, UNESCO and ISC organized the side event “Engineering Resilience in Disaster Risk Management for Sustainable Development” on 5 May, where the WFEO-CDRM publication “Engineering Resilience in Disaster Risk Management for Sustainable Development” was released by the UNESCO ADG Natural Science Sector.

World Engineering Day for Sustainable Development reaches more than 56 million

The World Engineering Day for Sustainable Development, on 4th March 2022, was a great success. The celebration of the Day reached more than 56 million via social media channels, which, to our knowledge, has never been achieved before for an engineering event.

The Ukraine statement

The World Federation of Engineering Organizations with its members expresses its deep concerns about the ongoing war situation in Ukraine by publishing the Ukraine statement approved by the Executive Board on 6 March 2022.

World Engineers Convention WEC 2023

The Czech Association of Scientific and Technical Societies with WFEO will hold the 7th World Engineers Convention WEC 2023 in Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic, in October 2023, to discuss our contribution to the “great transformation” through UN SDGs – Call for abstracts is open !

IEA, UNESCO & WFEO on the GAPC

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

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