Posts Tagged 'Goal 5 – Gender Equality'

World Engineers Convention 2023

 
The Czech Association of Scientific and Technical Societies (CSVTS) in collaboration with WFEO will hold the 7th World Engineers Convention WEC 2023 which will take place in Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic, in October 2023.

We cordially invite all engineers, academic staff and research workers, students and others who are interested in vocational and social programmes of this Convention.

The goal of the Convention is the meeting of participants to get acquainted with professional competences of engineers, up-to-date news ...

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World Engineers Convention 2019 – WEC 2019

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UNESCO-Africa Engineering Week and Africa Engineering Conference 2019

The Engineering Institution of Zambia (EIZ) in collaboration with the Federation of African Engineering Organisations (FAEO), WFEO and UNESCO will be hosting the 6th edition of the UNESCO Africa Engineering Week and the 4th Africa Engineering Conference to be held in Livingstone, Zambia, between 15th to 21st September, 2019.

The theme of the Conference is “Addressing the SDGs through Sustainable Engineering Development”, and will be aligned with the following specific SDG’s:

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Presentation by WFEO on Capacity Building for Engineering in Africa

Speakers from WFEO for the UNESCO Africa Group event

Speakers from WFEO for the UNESCO Africa Group event

 

The purpose of this event, held on 31 January 2019, was to provide UNESCO member nation delegations from Africa with information on the work of WFEO in relation to engineering. In particular, the goal was to show the work of ...

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Presentation by WFEO on Capacity Building for Engineering to UNESCO Member Delegations

WFEO Speakers at the UNESCO Presentation to Member Delegations 1st February 2019

WFEO Speakers at the UNESCO Presentation to Member Delegations 1st February 2019

 
This event was held on 1st February 2019 at the invitation of the UNESCO Natural Sciences Sector Capacity Building Group to provide UNESCO member nation delegations with information on the work of WFEO in ...

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Commission on the Status of Women 2019 – CSW63

The sixty-third session of the Commission on the Status of Women will take place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 11 to 22 March 2019.

Representatives of Member States, UN entities, and ECOSOC-accredited non-governmental organizations (NGOs) from all regions of the world are expected to attend the session.

Themes

Priority theme: Social protection systems, access to public services and sustainable infrastructure for gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls;
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WFEO at the UN CSW62

WFEO at the UN CSW62

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The Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) is the UN’s largest annual gathering on gender equality and women’s rights. CSW established from 1946. Its mandate was to “prepare recommendations and reports to the Economic and Social Council on promoting women’s rights in political, economic, civil, social and educational fields” and to make recommendations “on urgent problems requiring immediate ...

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International Women’s Day and WIE 10th Anniversary Celebration

International Women’s Day and WIE 10th Anniversary Celebration
 
The WFEO Committee for Women in Engineering (WIE) joined the world community in collaboration with UNESCO to celebrate the 2018 International Women’s Day in Paris, France.

The high point of the event which was held on March 9, 2018, at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris was the commemoration ...

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The High Level Political Forum 2017: SDG Interactions, gender and the science-policy interface

The High Level Political Forum 2017: SDG Interactions, gender and the science-policy interface
 

This year’s High Level Political Forum (HLPF) at the United Nations was the first-ever in-depth review of selected Sustainable Development Goals: poverty, food and agriculture, health, gender, oceans, resilient infrastructure, and means of implementation.

The meeting, which took place between 10 and 19 July ...

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