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Report on the Workshop on Science, Technology and Innovation for the SDGs

Workshop on Science, Technology and Innovation for the SDGs
The United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA), in collaboration with United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) and United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) organized ...

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Report on Mobile Learning Week 2019


The Mobile Learning Week 2019, under the theme “Artificial Intelligence for Sustainable development” co- organized by UNESCO, the International Telecommunication Union, the ProFuturo Foundation and Skillogs, was held from 4 to 8 March 2019, at the UNESCO Headquarters in Paris, France.

The five-day event started with the ...

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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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Report on the 46th UNIDO Industrial Development Board 2018

See below the report of WFEO President Elect Gong Ke, who attended the 46th board meeting of UNIDO in Vienna, Austria, from 26 to 28 November 2018.

The Industrial Development Board (IDB) comprises 53 members, elected for a four-year term on a rotational basis from all Member States. It reviews the implementation of the work programme, the regular and operational budgets, makes recommendations to the ...

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The UN SDGs and WFEO’s strategic approach to advancing these – Dr Marlene Kanga interview by Research Features


Opening the World Intelligence Congress, Tianjin, June 2017.

It could be argued that engineers have saved more lives than doctors; the work of civil engineers, for example, in ensuring clean water and sanitation, has eradicated diseases like cholera and typhoid in the developed world. Today, the 50-year-old World Federation of Engineering Organizations (WFEO) makes sure that the work of engineers is not ...

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Celebrating WFEO 50th anniversary and membership of Myanmar Engineering Council and Myanmar Engineering Society


 
WFEO celebrated its 50th anniversary and the membership of its latest national member, the Myanmar Engineering Council and associate organization, Myanmar Engineering Society at a series of meetings and a gala dinner in Yangon, Myanmar , from 23 to 25 August 2018.
 
WFEO President Dr. Marlene Kanga visited the offices of Myanmar Engineering Council and met with ...

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WFEO participation in the 62nd IAEA General Conference

WFEO participation in the 62nd IAEA General Conference
 

Like every year, WFEO Past President Eng. Jorge Spitalnik and Executive Vice president and Chair of the WFEO-UN Relations Committee (WURC) Eng. Reginald Vachon attended the 62nd International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) General Conference in Vienna, Austria, 17-21 September 2018.

They represented WFEO, an IAEA ...

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The 5th Africa Engineering Week

Report of the 5th Africa Engineering Week
 

The Institution of Engineers Kenya in collaboration with the Federation of African Engineering Organisations (FAEO) hosted the African Engineering Conference in Mombasa, Kenya, between 17 and 21 September, with the support from UNESCO and guidance from the World Federation of Engineering Organisations (WFEO).

The Theme of the Conference, “Harnessing Blue Economy for Accelerated Economic Growth”, is in ...

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