Event Report

WFEO approved as UN Water and ITU member

WFEO Secretariat wishes to inform you about the excellent news concerning our Federation’s approval as a Member of UN Water and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU).

Following an application which was sent to UN Water last December, under the leadership of our Executive Board and of our Committee on Water. It ...

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Ir Prof Dr Leong Wai Yie is the 2023 INWES Distinguished Woman in Engineering Award winner

Hosted by the International Network of Women Engineers and Scientists (INWES), the award celebrated Ir Prof Dr Leong Wai Yie’s achievements in global capacity building (developing and building knowledge and skills internationally) and commitments to the representation of women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics).

Ir Prof Dr Leong Wai Yie ...

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Summary Report of the WED 2023 conference “Engineering: the cities of the future”

Last 4th of March, the World Engineering Day 2023 (WED2023) was celebrated across the globe with the theme Engineering Innovation For a More Resilient World by many engineering institutions, businesses, UN bodies and social groups.

The 4th March celebration took place after the 2 day-conference “Engineering: the cities of the future” that was organized by Continue Reading →

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WFEO participates in the 43rd Conference of the Food and Agriculture Organization

WFEO was invited to attend the 43rd Session of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Conference held from 1st to 7 July 2023, at the FAO headquarters, in Rome.

Dr. Ania Lopez, WFEO National Member Representative for Italy (National council Italian engineers, CNI) at the WFEO Executive Council, represented the federation.
 
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International Engineering Alliance published translations of the Graduate Attributes and Professional Competencies Framework

The Graduate Attributes and Professional Competencies Framework (GAPC) is the international engineering benchmark which is the basis for mutual recognition of engineering qualifications and professional engineering credentials across more than 30 nations.

The GAPC was reviewed between November 2019 and March 2021 and unanimously approved by the International Engineering Alliance (IEA) signatories in June ...

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UNESCO Renewable Energy Webinar moderated by Dr Marlene Kanga


The UNESCO Capacity Building Section, Natural Sciences Sector hosted a webinar on Large-Scale Renewable Energy Deployment for Climate Change Mitigation, on 10 July 2023, as part of its the UNITWIN/UNESCO Chairs Programme.

The event featured speakers who are UNESCO University Chairs in this field from around the world.

Former WFEO President Dr Marlene ...

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ICSI Convening: Accelerating Implementation of Disaster Risk Reduction and Resilience in Infrastructure

Launched on 20 July, the new International Coalition for Sustainable Infrastructure (ICSI) report captures key takeaways from the ICSI-led convening on 17 May 2023, at the UNDRR’s Risk Reduction Hub. The convening brought together stakeholders from the infrastructure sector to discuss how the calls-to-action and recommendations of the Midterm Review of the Sendai Framework for Disaster ...

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