Posts Tagged 'Goal 9 – Infrastructure Industrialization'

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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Report of UNESCO Engineering Report II Kick-Off Meeting

Report of UNESCO Engineering Report II Kick-Off Meeting
 

1. Overview

Last 26 and 27 September 2017, the UNESCO Engineering Report II Kick-Off Meeting was held in Beijing, China.

This meeting was organized by UNESCO and hosted by the International Centre for Engineering Education (ICEE) in Beijing. 32 formal participants came from UNESCO, ICEE, Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE), WFEO, International Federation of Engineering ...

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Africa Engineering Conference 2017 / UNESCO Africa Engineering Week

Africa Engineering Conference 2017 / UNESCO Africa Engineering Week
 

The Africa Engineering Conference 2017 / UNESCO Africa Engineering Week took place from 25 to 29 September in Kigali, Rwanda, under the theme “Effective Waste Management in Africa”.

Organized by the Institution of Engineers Rwanda (IER), the Ministry of Infrastructure of Rwanda (MININFRA) in collaboration with the Federation of Africa ...

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ICT to Industry 4.0, the Journey thus far, and the Road Ahead

ICT to Industry 4.0 by the WFEO Committee on Information and Communication
 

See below the article “ICT to Industry 4.0, the Journey thus far, and the Road Ahead” from the TIP (Technology Innovation Productization) Magazine, a publication jointly issued by WFEO Committee on Information and Communication (WFEO-CIC) and the Indian Technology Congress.

 



 

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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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World Intelligence Congress (WIC2017), supported by WFEO-CEIT, was successfully held in Tianjin, China

World Intelligence Congress - WIC 2017 supported by WFEO-CEIT

Representatives of international organizations (WFEO, UNESCO, etc.), renowned research institutions (Oxford University, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Stanford University, etc.), enterprises (Google, Baidu, Alibaba, IBM, Microsoft, etc.) and academies from China and the rest of the world ...

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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
 

Introduction

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 Committee on Information and Communication Seminar in Kuala Lumpur shows Internet of Things importance for Sustainable Development

WFEO-CIC International Seminar on Internet of Things 2017
 

The WFEO Standing Technical Committee on Information and Communication (WFEO-CIC) hosted by the Institution of Engineers, India (IEI) partnered with the Institution of Engineers, Malaysia (IEM) to host the International Seminar on Internet of Things (IoT) on 13th May in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The seminar attracted more than 200 engineering and ...

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The 50th anniversary of UNIDO

The 50th anniversary of UNIDO

The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) is a specialized agency in the United Nations system which primary objective is the promotion and acceleration of industrial development in developing countries and countries with economies in transition and the promotion of international industrial cooperation. It is also a member of the United Nations Development Group.

UNIDO believes that competitive and environmentally sustainable industry ...

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WFEO-CEIT is exploring new approaches for Earthquake Prediction with seismo-electromagnetic technologies

WFEO-CEIT is exploring new approaches for Earthquake Prediction with seismo-electromagnetic technologies
 

WFEO Standing Committee on Engineering for Innovative Technologies (WFEO-CEIT) is planning to launch an initiative for breaking through both scientific & engineering problem in earthquake prediction. To explore new approaches for earthquake prediction, WFEO-CEIT, working with the committee on Earthquake Observation from space of Seismological Society of China, hosted a workshop of Big Data and Seismo-ionospheric precursors ...

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