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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Presentation by WFEO on Capacity Building for Engineering in Africa

Speakers from WFEO for the UNESCO Africa Group event

Speakers from WFEO for the UNESCO Africa Group event

 

The purpose of this event, held on 31 January 2019, was to provide UNESCO member nation delegations from Africa with information on the work of WFEO in relation to engineering. In particular, the goal was to show the work of ...

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Presentation by WFEO on Capacity Building for Engineering to UNESCO Member Delegations

WFEO Speakers at the UNESCO Presentation to Member Delegations 1st February 2019

WFEO Speakers at the UNESCO Presentation to Member Delegations 1st February 2019

 
This event was held on 1st February 2019 at the invitation of the UNESCO Natural Sciences Sector Capacity Building Group to provide UNESCO member nation delegations with information on the work of WFEO in ...

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Report of the extraordinary session of the Commission for Hydrology at the World Meteorological Organization


In the scope of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) reform and in response to the recommendations of the Executive Council in June 2018, the Commission of Hydrology (CHy) of the WMO has met between February 11 and 14 in Geneva in order to pave the way for the future of hydrology at the international level and propose a coherent solution to integrate 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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