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.

WFEO HJ Sabbagh Prize

The theme of this year’s WFEO H.J. Sabbagh Prize will reflect the context of Covid-19 and the diversity of contributions of civil engineers to building more sustainable infrastructures.

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 WFEO.

Events Calendar
Events Calendar June 2020
WFEO Side event at HLPF

WFEO organized, with the support of UNESCO, the side event “Utilizing Open Science Principles for Quality Engineering Education to advance the UN Sustainable Development Goals” during the United Nations High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) on 6 July 2022.

WFEO-CEE Side event at UNFCCC

The Committee on Engineering and the Environment and the Engineering Institute of Canada 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 CDRM publication “Engineering Resilience in Disaster Risk Management for Sustainable Development” was released.

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 !


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.

Distinguished Associates

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