The 50th anniversary of UNIDO

The 50th anniversary of UNIDO

The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) is a specialized agency in the United Nations system which primary objective is the promotion and acceleration of industrial development in developing countries and countries with economies in transition and the promotion of international industrial cooperation. It is also a member of the United Nations Development Group.

UNIDO believes that competitive and environmentally sustainable industry ...

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Report on FAEO Conference and 3rd UNESCO Africa Engineering Week

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The 1st edition of the Federation of African Engineering Organisation’s conference tagged “African Engineering Conference on Energy” registered over 4,200 participants.

The Conference with theme “Adequate, Reliable and Sustainable Energy in Africa” was hosted by the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) in collaboration with FAEO and UNESCO. It took place in the city of Uyo, Nigeria from 21st to 25th November 2016.

The conference was done simultaneously with ...

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WFEO-CEIT is exploring new approaches for Earthquake Prediction with seismo-electromagnetic technologies

WFEO-CEIT is exploring new approaches for Earthquake Prediction with seismo-electromagnetic technologies
 

WFEO Standing Committee on Engineering for Innovative Technologies (WFEO-CEIT) is planning to launch an initiative for breaking through both scientific & engineering problem in earthquake prediction. To explore new approaches for earthquake prediction, WFEO-CEIT, working with the committee on Earthquake Observation from space of Seismological Society of China, hosted a workshop of Big Data and Seismo-ionospheric precursors ...

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WFEO International Member FEIAP progresses UN Sustainable Development Goals for education, infrastructure and sustainable cities

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The Federation of Engineering Institutions in Asia and the Pacific (FEIAP) held its annual General Assembly in Perth in July 2016. FEIAP is an international member of WFEO with members from mainly the Asia and Pacific region. This was the first time that the General Assembly has been held in Australia, from 6 to 9 July. FEIAP standing technical committees in education, environment, disaster risk management and information technology also ...

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World Future Energy Forum (WFEF) 2016 successfully held in Beijing

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The World Future Energy Forum (WFEF) 2016 was convened by WFEO Committee on Energy in collaboration with Energy Internet Research Institute (EIRI), Tsinghua University on June 29, 2016 in Beijing, China, at the national conventional center. This event was co-organized by Chinese Society for Hydropower engineering (CSHE) and Hohai University, supported by Sungrow Power Supply Co., Ltd.

Energy and development are important topics for all the ...

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WURC participation in the UN Session of STI Forum “Realizing the potential of Science, Technology, and Innovation for the SDGs”


 

The First annual Multi-stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation for the Sustainable Development Goals (STI Forum) met June 6-7 2016 at the UN HQ in New York. What will be an annual forum is an integral part of the Technical Facilitation Mechanism (TFM) that is charged to find ways to leverage technology for achievement of the goals. The TFM provides input on STI ...

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8th China Cloud Computing Conference (CCCC2016) co-organized by WFEO-CEIT

8th China Cloud Computing Conference CCCC2016 co-organized by WFEO-CEIT

The 8th China Cloud Computing Conference (CCCC2016) was held from May 18th to May 20th, 2016 at Beijing China National Convention Center and attracted an audience of 5000. The WFEO Standing Technical Committee on Engineering for Innovative Technology (WFEO-CEIT) co-organized CCCC2016 with the Chinese Institute of Electronics (CIE).

With ...

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Jorge Spitalnik’s visit to China

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In April 2016, WFEO President Mr.Jorge Spitalnik visited China. During his 11-days stay in China, Jorge participated in the 20th Pacific nuclear meeting, visited and met with the Chinese academy of engineering (CAE), China association for science and technology (CAST), China Society for Hydropower Engineering (CSHE), Chinese Society for Electrical Engineering (CSEE), WFEO-CEIT Beijing office, Jiangsu Institution of Engineers (JIE). ...

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UNESCO WFEO COP-21 Summit article in Engineers Australia

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See below an article on UNESCO WFEO COP-21 Summit held in Paris in December 2015 as written by Darrel Danyluk (Past President of Engineers Canada and Past-Chair of the WFEO Committee on Engineering and the Environment) and published in Engineers Australia magazine in February 2016.

 

Engineers will help turn COP 21 Agreement into Action

On Saturday December 12th, 2015 the global community came together in Paris and agreed to ...

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