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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World Engineering Day

World Engineering Day (WED 2021) achieved great success with more than 100 events registered on the WED website in every continent of the world. 32 million people were engaged through conventional and social media. UN and UNESCO communicated their support for the Day.

UNESCO Engg Report

The second UNESCO Engineering Report, Engineering for Sustainable Development: Delivering on the Sustainable Development Goals, in which WFEO actively participated, was launched in the context of accelerating actions to deliver on the SDGs.

COP 26

The COP 26 UN Climate Change Conference, hosted by the UK in partnership with Italy, will take place from 31 October to 12 November 2021 in the Scottish Event Campus (SEC) in Glasgow, UK. WFEO will be present with several events and outcomes.

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Events Calendar
Events Calendar June 2020
2nd United Nations Global Sustainable Transport Conference

The Second United Nations Global Sustainable Transport Conference, under the theme of “Sustainable Transport, Sustainable Development” & the Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) for Sustainable Transport were held from October 14 to 16 in Beijing, China, in a “hybrid format”.

Energy transition and Covid-19 crisis: the role of engineers

The WFEO Committee on Energy organized a symposium devoted to “Energy transition and Covid-19 crisis: the role of engineers” on October 6th and 7th. The Covid-19 pandemic has disrupted our economies and our lifestyles, but the climate or biodiversity emergencies are still with us.

Increasing the participation of women in the climate change debate

On the eve of COP26, International Science Council (ISC) has published an article from Marlene Kanga, WFEO President 2017-2019, who argues that only an inclusive approach to addressing climate change – one that includes more women’s voices – can accelerate the changes we need.

UNESCO renewal of the associate status of WFEO

During the 212th session of the UNESCO Executive Board, which takes place from 6 to 20 October 2021 at Headquarters in Paris, the meeting of the Committee on Non-Governmental Partners (NGP) held on Friday 8, considered the renewal of the associate status of WFEO, with a favorable advice given by the Director General.

WFEO WIE webinars on Women and Climate Change

The WFEO Committee on Women in Engineering in collaboration with the International Science Council (ISC), the International Network of Women Engineers and Scientists (INWES) and the United Nations University organized two webinars “Intersectionality of gender, climate change and engineering” on 17 September and 15 October 2021.

WFEO-CEIT Open On-Line Courses

This serial of WFEO-CEIT online open courses on Innovative Technologies for Sustainable Development aims to popularize the basic knowledge of innovative technologies to the public and introduce the key role of innovative technologies in promoting sustainable development to help to close the technology gap which is essential to sustain the SDGs.

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