The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) is an independent, non-governmental international organization with a membership of 167 national standards bodies. Through its members, it brings together experts to share knowledge and develop voluntary, consensus-based, market relevant International Standards that support innovation and provide solutions to global challenges.
WFEO is a Category A Liaison Member ...Continue Reading →
The high-level political forum on sustainable development (HLPF) is the core United Nations platform for follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its 17 Sustainable Development Goals.
The meeting of the HLPF in 2021 will be held from 6 to 15 July 2021, under the auspices of the Economic and Social Council. This includes the three-day ministerial meeting of the forum from Tuesday, 13 July, to Thursday, 15 July 2021 as part of ...Continue Reading →
The theme of the United Nations 2021 HLPF is “Sustainable and resilient recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic that promotes the economic, social and environmental dimensions of sustainable development: building an inclusive and effective path for the achievement of the 2030 Agenda in the context of the decade of action and delivery for sustainable development”. Understanding the ...Continue Reading →
The World Engineering Day for Sustainable Development was proclaimed by UNESCO at its 40th General Conference in 2019. It is celebrated worldwide on 4th March of each year since 2020. The day offers an opportunity to highlight engineers and engineering’s achievements in our modern world and improve public understanding of how engineering and technology ...Continue Reading →
The World Federation of Engineering Organisations hosted a successful consultation webinar on the draft International Standard ISO DIS 37000 Guidance for the Governance of Organisations on 11 July 2020. The event was attended by delegates from more than 20 countries.
The proposed structure of the draft ISO DIS 37000 Standard and key areas of interest to WFEO members ...Continue Reading →
Accelerated action and transformative pathways: realizing the decade of action and delivery for sustainable development
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
organized by The World Federation of Engineering Organizations, co-leader of the Scientific and Technological Community Major Group
with support of the Permanent Mission of the People’s Republic of China to the United Nations
Webinar on 9 July 2020, ...
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Organized by the NGO-UNESCO Liaison Committee in close cooperation with the UNESCO Secretariat, the 11th International Forum of NGOs in official partnership with UNESCO took place at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris, France, on 16 and 17 December 2019, on the theme “Challenging ...
Organized by the NGO-UNESCO Liaison Committee in close cooperation with the UNESCO Secretariat, the 11th International Forum of NGOs in official partnership with UNESCO will take place at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris, France, on 16 and 17 December 2019, on the theme “Challenging Inequalities”, with a focus on areas such as youth, income, technology, gender and education.
The main objective of the Forum will be to identify concrete examples of good practices and grass-root ...Continue Reading →