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.

UN STI Forum

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.

Statement at the UN

The WFEO President Prof. José Vieira addresses its statement at the United Nations 2023 Water Conference plenary session, on Friday 24 March 2023.

World Engineering Day

The World Engineering Day (WED) was celebrated for its fourth time on the 4th of March, as a UNESCO international day promoting the profile of engineers and engineering.

Events Calendar
Events Calendar June 2020
UN STI Forum in Africa Day 2023

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

STI and Engineering Solutions

WFEO and the International Science Council (ISC) organized a STI Forum special event The Science Technology, Innovation, and Engineering Solutions for the SDGs: Theory, Practice, and Application on 3 May.

Global Solutions Summit 2023

WFEO, ASCE and UN DESA will organized the GSS 2023 on 5 May, with a focus on Leveraging the Diaspora, Youth, and the African Continental Free Trade Area to Harness Science, Technology and Innovation for the SDGs 2030.

World Engineers Convention 2023

The Czech Association of Scientific and Technical Societies with WFEO will hold the 7th World Engineers Convention – WEC 2023 in Prague in October 2023.

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.

Distinguished Associates

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