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Report on WFEO side event of HLPF 2020


WFEO, representing the Scientific and Technological Community Major Group (STC MG) at the UN, has successfully hosted a side event of the UN High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) virtually with the theme “How the Lever of Science and Technology Can Be Used in Peri-urban and Urban Environments to Advance Sustainable Development: the Case of Implementing Geospatial Engineering” on 9th July 2020. This ...

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WFEO position to the build-back-better call for arms


There is an increasing pressure, need and opportunity to shape an economic recovery from COVID-19 which will be based on climate-related actions.

According to the UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, the recovery must respect the rights of future generations, enhancing climate action aiming at carbon neutrality by 2050 and protecting biodiversity. “We will need to ‘build-back-better’ and maintain the momentum ...

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WFEO Participation in the Creativity 2030 Forum


The International Center for Creativity and Sustainable Development (ICCSD) organized an online event “Creativity 2030 Forum” in May 8 to conduct discussions in response to the unprecedented common challenge posted by COVID-19 from perspectives of public health policy, urban planning, application of science and technology, community building, environmental protection and global governance.

Prof. Dr. Hans d’Orville, ...

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The Value of Engineering in Critical Times

Coronavirus has confronted us with innumerable challenges. Some of them were already on the plate and are now urgent objectives to achieve. The lack of engineers, for instance, is a reality and weighs more heavily in times of crisis.

The current health crisis has raised many questions in the public and political sphere of the society on the ways to deal with it ...

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COVID-19 – Message from WFEO President Dr Gong Ke


To all members of WFEO.

The human community is facing an extraordinary challenge with the outbreak of the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19). The Covid-19 disease is progressing rapidly, more than 175 countries and territories impacted, with more than 750,000 confirmed cases by March 30, and 36,000 deaths.

These are difficult times for everyone as individuals, with families and friends being victims of thevirus, or ...

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WEC2019 – WFEO Plenary on Engineering Education


The World Engineers Convention 2019, featured a successful plenary session on engineering education which was hosted by the World Federation of Engineering Organisations.

The session was held on 21 November 2019 at the Melbourne Convention Centre and was called: “World Engineering Education – the paradigm shift to engineer the future”

The session was moderated by Dr Marlene Kanga, WFEO President.

UNESCO participated ...

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