World Conference on Science Literacy 2020

The World Conference on Science Literacy 2020 was successfully held on 8 December 2020 in Beijing, with the theme “Improve Public Science Literacy, Promote Global Anti-pandemic Effort”.

The conference is organised by the China Association for Science and Technology (CAST) and supported by WFEO, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), the ...

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Statement on International Anti Corruption Day by Papias Kazawadi, Chair of WFEO Committee on Anti Corruption

Esteemed members and the community at large,

Today is International Anti-Corruption Day, an important event on our calendar. We are marking it under our 2020 theme which is, “Enhanced collaborations between local, regional and international Anti-Corruption players for Sustainable Partnership.”

In making this statement, I acknowledge the unprecedented impact on economic and societal systems brought about by the onset of the global COVID-19 pandemic. At ...

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WFEO YEFL Webinar series “Engineering the Future” No3 – Volunteering for the Future


The WFEO Committee on Young Engineers / Future Leaders organised the third webinar of its serie Engineering the Future #3 Volunteering for the Future on 8 December 2020.

Engineers have a unique skill-set which can be valuable in a range of different areas. This session shared the experiences of young engineers who are ...

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Podcast of Dr Marlene Kanga on lifting STEM expertise across the board


In Board Level, the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) podcast ‘Women in Focus’, award-winning journalist Catherine Fox speaks to leading female directors about their journey to the boardroom and the ‘one thing they wish they’d known’.

Through a launching each week in October and ...

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FEIAP-WFEO-FAEO Jointly Host Conference on Engineering Education


The Joint Conference of the Federation of Engineering Institutions in Asia and the Pacific (FEIAP), WFEO and the Federation of African Engineering Organizations (FAEO) on Engineering Education Accreditation System and Capacity Buildings was successfully held on 7 November simultaneously online and offline at the Northwestern Polytechnical University (NPU), ...

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Back story: Dr Marlene Kanga, past president of the World Federation of Engineering – Interview by Engineering & Technology

TV presenter Dr Shini Somara talks to Australian engineer, Dr Marlene Kanga, immediate past president of the World Federation of Engineering Organisations and a keen advocate for encouraging diverse and inclusive groups in the engineering world.

Australian engineer Dr Marlene Kanga, AM FTSE HonFIEAust HonFIChemE, is the immediate past president of the World Federation ...

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Report on the second World Forum on Science and Technology Development


The second World Forum on Science and Technology Development, with the theme of “Trust, Cooperation and Development” was successfully held between 8 and 9 November 2020, in Beijing, which has attracted an online audience of more than 26 million viewers.

This forum was organized by WFEO national member the China ...

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Massive Open On-Line Course – Sustainability in Practice – Fifth Delivery


Registration is open for the fifth offering of the massive open online course (MOOC) Sustainability in Practice, which is available for free. This self-paced course must be completed by 12 December 2020. The last day of registration for this offering is 2 December 2020. It requires about 8 hours to complete at your own pace and has ...

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Reine Mbang Essobmadje, winner of the EPIC Awards 2020 “Women inspiring women”


In 2020, Reine Mbang Essobmadje, member of WFEO Committee on Women in Engineering, founder of Evolving Consulting in Cameroon and France and the Co-founder of the NGO Digital Coalition, was Awarded the IE EPIC Award in the category “Women inspiring women”.

EPIC means Extraordinary People Inspiring the ...

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WFEO-YEFL Webinar “Engineering the Future” No. 2 Climate Action

The WFEO Committee on Young Engineers / Future Leaders organised the second webinar of its serie Engineering the Future #2 Climate action on 12 October 2020.

Speakers, representing different levers – engineering, technology, finance, governance, collective action – discussed the key challenges, opportunities and the role of new technologies, innovative engineering in ...

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