Posts Tagged 'Goal 5 – Gender Equality'

Virtual Dialogue between NGOs and UN Office at Geneva


A virtual dialogue with Ms. Tatiana Valovaya, Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG) and Dr. Liberato (Levi) Bautista, President of the Conference of Non-Governmental Organizations in Consultative Relationship with the United Nations (CoNGO) took place last 8 April, moderated by Mrs. Lidiya Grigoreva, Chief UNOG Liaison Unit.

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World Engineering Day – Engineering for A Healthy Planet: Celebrating the UNESCO Engineering Report


UNESCO and the World Federation of Engineering Organisations celebrated World Engineering Day for Sustainable Development with the launch of the second UNESCO Engineering Report, Engineering for Sustainable Development – Delivering on the Sustainable Development Goals”, at a high level virtual event hosted by UNESCO on 4th March 2021. The event was live streamed to thousands of delegates around ...

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WFEO, INWES and ISC host a webinar on the role of women in STEM at the UN CSW65


WFEO, the International Network of Women in Engineering and Sciences (INWES) and the
International Science Council (ISC) are leading international organisations in science, technology and engineering, representing women in STEM from more than 100 nations.

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Webinar Women in STEM in Time of the Pandemic – Facing Challenges, Finding Resilience


The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), the International Federation of Engineering Education Societies (IFEES), and the Global Engineering Deans Council (GEDC) jointly hosted a virtual conference on “Women in STEM in Time of the Pandemic – Facing Challenges, Finding Resilience.”, as part of ...

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NGO CSW65 Parallel Event – Empowering Women in STEM is Essential for Achieving the UN SDGs

WFEO, the International Network for Women Engineers and Scientists (INWES) and the International Science Council (ISC), which together represent women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) across 100 nations, will organize the CSW65 (Commission on the Status of Women) parallel event “Empowering Women in STEM is Essential for Achieving the UNSDGs” on Saturday 20th March, at 2pm CET.

Join to discuss why it is important to empower women to take part in ...

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World Engineering Day for Sustainable Development 2021

WED2021 Introduction

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 ...

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WFEO Rising To The Top Webinar #2 – Global Women Engineering Leaders Share Their Journeys to Success

The World Federation of Engineering Organizations (WFEO) is proud to host this webinar that will present the insights of leading women engineers who have shared their leadership journeys in Rising to The Top Volume II.

This book was developed by the International Federation of Engineering Education Societies (IFEES) and the Global Engineering Deans Council (GEDC). It features women leaders from the members of the World Federation of Engineering Organizations (WFEO) and the ...

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WFEO Webinar on Engineering in Poverty Alleviation

Globally, the number of people living in extreme poverty declined from 36 per cent in 1990 to 10 per cent in 2015, but more than 700 million people, or 10 per cent of the world population, still live in extreme poverty today. The economic fallout from the COVID-19 could increase global poverty by as much as half a billion people. No Poverty, as the first target of the Sustainable Development Goals, to achieve it, we still need a long way ...

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