Posts Tagged 'Goal 11 – Cities'

11th joint International Symposium on Disaster Risk Management in Fukuoka, Japan

The 11th Joint International Symposium on Disaster Risk Management
 

The joint international symposium on Disaster Risk Management (DRM) was held on September 13, 2017, in Kyushu University, Fukuoka (Japan) in collaboration with the Japan Society of Civil Engineers (JSCE), Architectural Institute of Japan (AIJ), Japan Federation of Engineering Societies (JFES), and the WFEO Standing Technical Committee on Disaster Risk ...

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Report of the 4th World Landslide Forum 2017

The 4th World Landslide Forum 2017
 

The 4th World Landslide Forum was held in Ljubljana, Slovenia from May 30th to June 2nd, 2017, with over 600 active participants from 51 countries – scientists, engineers, researchers, experts, politicians and other decision makers working in the area of landslide risk reduction. Among them, there were over 120 graduate students from Slovenia and other countries, ...

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WFEO Side event in the UN Multi-Stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation

Report of the WFEO Side event in the UN Multi-Stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation
 

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Members of WFEO UN Relations Committee (WURC) participated in the UN second Multi Stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation with a side event on Science, Engineering and Technology for Smart, Sustainable Cities and Human ...

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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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WFEO Participation at the 3rd World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction in Sendai, Japan

WFEO Participation at the 3rd World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction in Sendai, Japan
 

Engineer Prof. Toshimitsu Komatsu, the chair of the World Federation of Engineering Organisation’s Committee of Disaster Risk Management, took part in the conference (14-18 March 2015) to stress the importance of engineering in preparations for disasters. He represented WFEO in sessions on multiple urban ...

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