Event Report

Report of the 30th UN Water meeting

Activities developed in the 30th UN Water meeting

The 30th meeting of UN-Water, which deals with ongoing and future issues to be addressed by UN-Water-related agencies and SDG 6 “Water and Sanitation”, was held on 31 January and 1 February 2019, in the presence and with the participation of the partners of UN-Water, among which is the World Council ...

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International Forum on Engineering Capacity Held in Beijing, China

International Forum on Engineering Capacity Held in Beijing, China

The International Forum on Engineering Capacity, held in Beijing from 21-23 November 2018 and hosted by the China Association for Science and Technology (CAST) was an important event to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the World Federation of Engineering Organizations ...

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World Conference on Science Literacy 2018 held in Beijing

World Conference on Science Literacy 2018

World Conference on Science Literacy 2018 was held in 17-19 September 2018 in Beijing by the China Association for Science and Technology (CAST) with the support of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), the International Science Council (ISC) ...

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WFEO participation in the UN Session of STI Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation for the SDGs

The third annual Multi-stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation for the Sustainable Development Goals (STI Forum) met June 5-6 2018 at the UN Headquarters in New-York in New York.

Members of WFEO UN Relations Committee (WURC) participated in the STI Forum with the side event “Systems Analysis and Capacity Building for Transformative Change toward Achieving the SDGs and long-term sustainability”, conducted on ...

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ISTIC 10th Anniversary celebration and International Conference on Climate Change Education: address the UN Sustainable Development Goals 4 and 13 – Education and Climate Change

ISTIC 10th Anniversary celebration and International Conference on Climate Change Education

The International Science Technology and Innovation Center (ISTIC), a UNESCO Category 2 Center celebrated its 10th anniversary with a conference on Sustainable Development Practices in Climate Change Education in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 7-8 May 2018.

ISTIC is a partner of the World Federation of Engineering Organisations and ...

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SPEA Symposium on Sustainable Infrastructure Successful Economy and celebrating WFEO 50th Anniversary: addressing the UN Sustainable Development Goal 11

SPEA Symposium on Sustainable Infrastructure Successful Economy

The South Pacific Engineers Association (SPEA) held its inaugural SPEA Symposium on “Sustainable Infrastructure Successful Economy” on 23rd April 2018. The event was supported by the Government of Fiji with attendance by the President of Fiji and members of Parliament, the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, University of the South Pacific, the Fiji Institution ...

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ECOSOC Partnership Forum 2018

ECOSOC Partnership Forum

The 2018 session of the UN Economic and Social (ECOSOC) Partnership Forum, organized 4 April 2018 at the UN Headquarters in New York city, took place under the theme “Partnerships for promoting opportunities, increased prosperity and sustainable development for all” and discussed SDG 9 (industry, innovation and infrastructure) and the role of partnerships.

This year, the focus was on how the private sector ...

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IFEES signs MoU with WFEO

IFEES and the GEDC sign MoU with WFEO

See below the article “IFEES signs MoU with WFEO” by WFEO President Elect Dr. Marlene Kanga published in “Global Engineer”, the IFEES (International Federation of Engineering Education Societies) and GEDC (Global Engineering Deans Council) Bulletin.

WFEO and IFEES signed a historic agreement to collaborate on projects related to ...

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WFEO at the UN CSW62

WFEO at the UN CSW62

1. General

The Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) is the UN’s largest annual gathering on gender equality and women’s rights. CSW established from 1946. Its mandate was to “prepare recommendations and reports to the Economic and Social Council on promoting women’s rights in political, economic, civil, social and educational fields” and to make recommendations “on urgent problems requiring immediate ...

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