Event Report

WFEO, INWES and ISC host a webinar on the role of women in STEM at the UN CSW65


WFEO, the International Network of Women in Engineering and Sciences (INWES) and the
International Science Council (ISC) are leading international organisations in science, technology and engineering, representing women in STEM from more than 100 nations.

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Webinar Women in STEM in Time of the Pandemic – Facing Challenges, Finding Resilience


The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), the International Federation of Engineering Education Societies (IFEES), and the Global Engineering Deans Council (GEDC) jointly hosted a virtual conference on “Women in STEM in Time of the Pandemic – Facing Challenges, Finding Resilience.”, as part of ...

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International Conference on Engineering Education Accreditation – ICEEA 2021


The Myanmar Engineering Council (MEngC) hosted the International Conference on Engineering Education Accreditation, ICEEA 2021 between 14 and 16 January 2021 and intended to bring academia from the Asia Pacific region and internationally to share and exchange their experience and insights from their engineering education and accreditation practice perspectives.

ICEEA 2021 provided information on the development of practices for ...

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Launch of Engineering the Future of Mauritius and the World – Engineering and the UN Sustainable Development Goals in a Small Island Developing State


The Journal of the Institution of Engineers Mauritius (IEM), March 2021 Edition, Engineering the Future of Mauritius and the World, was released at a gala event on World Engineering Day, 4th March 2021.

This publication showcases the strategies and work of engineers to address sustainable development in the context of the Small Island Developing States (SIDS). Mauritius ...

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Roadmap to the 2030 UN Sustainable Development Goals – Advancing Sustainable and Climate Resilient Infrastructure


The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), the Stimson Center – Alliance for a Climate Resilient Earth (ACRE) and World Federation of Engineering Organisations came together to discuss the need for a “Roadmap to the 2030 UN Sustainable Development Goals – Advancing Sustainable and Climate Resilient Infrastructure” on the occasion ...

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WFEO YEFL Webinar series “Engineering the Future” No4 – Young Engineers = Board Members ?


The WFEO Committee on Young Engineers / Future Leaders organised the fourth webinar of its serie Engineering the Future #4 Young Engineers = Board Members ? on 17 March 2021.

One of the challenges facing young engineers is having a “seat at the table” and understanding how organisations and companies operate. This discussion provided young engineers insights and a starting point to understanding company structure, ...

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World Engineering Day for Sustainable Development 2021

WED2021 Introduction

The World Engineering Day for Sustainable Development was proclaimed by UNESCO at its 40th General Conference in 2019. It is celebrated worldwide on 4th March of each year since 2020. The day offers an opportunity to highlight engineers and engineering’s achievements in our modern world and improve public understanding of how engineering and technology ...

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WFEO INWES Statement on the importance of women in advancing the SDGs published by UN Women


In celebration of International Day of Women and Girls in Science, 11 February 2021, WFEO is pleased to announce that the joint statement from INWES and WFEO was accepted by UN Women and is published on their website.

This is the first time that a written statement has been made and accepted.

The International Network for ...

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