Posts Tagged 'Goal 13 – Climate Change'

Massive Open On-Line Course – Engineers Canada – Sustainability in practice

Massive Open On-Line Course - Engineers Canada – Sustainability in practice

 

Registration is now open for the massive open online course (MOOC) being developed by Engineers Canada website and Polytechnique Montréal based on the National Guideline on Sustainable Development and Environmental Stewardship for Engineers, which is the Canadian adoption of the Continue Reading →

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WFEO participation in the 62nd IAEA General Conference

WFEO participation in the 62nd IAEA General Conference
 

Like every year, WFEO Past President Eng. Jorge Spitalnik and Executive Vice president and Chair of the WFEO-UN Relations Committee (WURC) Eng. Reginald Vachon attended the 62nd International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) General Conference in Vienna, Austria, 17-21 September 2018.

They represented WFEO, an IAEA ...

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ISTIC 10th Anniversary celebration and International Conference on Climate Change Education: address the UN Sustainable Development Goals 4 and 13 – Education and Climate Change

ISTIC 10th Anniversary celebration and International Conference on Climate Change Education

The International Science Technology and Innovation Center (ISTIC), a UNESCO Category 2 Center celebrated its 10th anniversary with a conference on Sustainable Development Practices in Climate Change Education in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 7-8 May 2018.

ISTIC is a partner of the World Federation of Engineering Organisations and ...

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WFEO 50th Anniversary celebrations at Ordem dos Engenheiros (OdE)

Dr Marlene Kanga and Ordem dos Engenheiros President Carlos Mineiro Aires during the symposium

Dr Marlene Kanga and Ordem dos Engenheiros President Carlos Mineiro Aires during the symposium

 
The WFEO National member of Portugal, Ordem dos Engenheiros (OdE), celebrated the WFEO 50th Anniversary with a Symposium on “The Portuguese Engineer in the world context”, in ...

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WFEO presence at FIDIC Annual International Infrastructure Conference

WFEO presence at FIDIC Annual International Infrastructure Conference
 

President Elect Dr. Marlene Kanga was a keynote speaker at the FIDIC 2017 Annual International Infrastructure Conference which was held in Jakarta from 1-3 Oct 2017.

Dr. Kanga was part of a panel of speakers on “Resilient Infrastructure – What Constitutes Resilience” at the opening plenary session of the conference. The session was moderated ...

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WFEO holds a side event at the UNFCCC Bonn Climate Change Conference in May 2017

WFEO holds a side event at the UNFCCC Bonn Climate Change Conference in May 2017
 

The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) negotiation meetings took place in Bonn, Germany, from 8 to 18 May 2017.

At this occasion, Darrel Danyluk, leader of the Climate Change Adaptation theme for the WFEO Committee on Engineering and the ...

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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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COP 22 Report – Outcomes of the U.N. Climate Change Conference

COP 22 Report - Outcomes of the U.N. Climate Change Conference

The twenty-second session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 22), the twelfth session of the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol (CMP 12), and the first session of the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties ...

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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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