Posts Tagged 'Goal 13 – Climate Change'

27th IEK International Conference & 3rd IEK Women Engineers Summit

The Institution of Engineers of Kenya in collaboration with the Engineers Board of Kenya is organizing the 27th Edition of the Institution of Engineers of Kenya International Conference, to be held on Tuesday 24th to Friday 27th November 2020. The Conference will be both Physical at the Pride Inn Paradise Beach Resort Mombasa Kenya, and Virtual.

The Theme of the conference is “Engineering a Post-COVID 19 Future” with the following sub-themes:

  1. Engineering the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
  2. Big ...
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CAFEO 38 & ASEAN Women Engineer Summit

The Vietnam Union of Science and Technology Associations (VUSTA) will hold the 38th Conference of the ASEAN Federation of Engineering Organisations (CAFE038) virtually and in Hanoi, Vietnam, between 18 and 26 November with the theme of “Fostering Initiatives and Actions by AFEO to build a Sustainable and Prosperous ASEAN Community” with sub theme focus on the topics in sectors such as environmental engineering, transportation and logistics, smart energy and I4.0.

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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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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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WFEO Committee on Young Engineers / Future Leaders Webinar series “Engineering the Future” No2 – Climate Action

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The WFEO Committee on Young Engineers / Future Leaders is pleased to invite you to the webinar series “Engineering the Future” – Climate action.

Speakers, representing different levers – engineering, technology, finance, governance, collective action – will discuss the key challenges, opportunities and the role of new technologies, innovative engineering in reaching climate neutrality. Aim is to share the knowledge and inspire young engineers from Africa, Americas, Middle East, Asia / Pacific, Europe to proactively contribute to ...

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Engineering and SDGs for Humanitarian Solutions – Humanitarian Innovation Hackathon


The University of Sydney Warren Centre for Advanced Engineering ran its second Humanitarian Hackathon to engage engineering students on humanitarian needs, especially in the Pacific region and the need for innovative engineering solutions to advance the goals of sustainable development. Dr Marlene Kanga, Immediate Past President, World Federation of Engineering Organisations (WFEO) and Gen. The Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove, ...

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WFEO Committee on Young Engineers / Future Leaders Webinar series “Engineering the Future”

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The WFEO Committee on Young Engineers / Future Leaders is pleased to invite you to a webinar series, “Engineering the Future”.

This webinar will explore the various aspects of engineering and the indispensable role it has in resilient and sustainable societies. The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed inequalities and vulnerabilities across social, economic, and environmental spheres. Ensuring a rapid recovery, while laying down the foundation for more resilient systems is a precondition to achieving the 2030 Agenda, including ...

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Webinar: “Waste and Water data solution to reduce environmental impact” – WSIS Forum 2020

The 2020 edition of the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Forum will be held online from 22 June onwards, featuring a weekly programme, including a series of thematic/country workshops, high-level policy sessions, special tracks on various thematic areas, knowledge café, a Hackathon, and exhibition addressing issues that are critical to WSIS implementation and follow-up in a multistakeholder setting. The final week of the Virtual WSIS Forum 2020 will take place on 7-10 September 2020.

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WFEO position to the build-back-better call for arms


There is an increasing pressure, need and opportunity to shape an economic recovery from COVID-19 which will be based on climate-related actions.

According to the UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, the recovery must respect the rights of future generations, enhancing climate action aiming at carbon neutrality by 2050 and protecting biodiversity. “We will need to ‘build-back-better’ and maintain the ...

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Open On-Line Course – Risk Management for Tsunami-Related Disasters

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Registration is currently open for the first edition of the online course “Risk Management for Tsunami-Related Disasters”, which is being offered through the WFEO Committee on Disaster Risk Management (WFEO-CDRM) platform. The course is completely free and begun on March 6th, 2020 and must be completed by April 10th.

This course is a joint ...

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