Posts Tagged 'Sustainable Development Goals – SDGs'

World Engineers Convention 2019 – WEC 2019

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WFEO International Conference on Engineering and food Security in Africa

The Tunisian order of engineers and the Federation of African Engineering Organizations (FAEO) will organize the conference entitled “The Role of Engineers and Engineering Towards Food Security in Africa – Strategies Contributing to SDGs 2 and 12”

The two-day Conference will be held June 24 and 25, 2019 in Tunis, Tunisia. Our organization has committed to host this important Conference and lead its organization.

Mindful of the key raie played by the ...

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STI Forum 2019 – Multi-stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation for the SDGs –

The Fourth UN Multi-stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation for the SDGs (STI Forum) will convene in New York, US, from 14-15 May 2019.

 

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Multi-stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation for the SDGs (STI Forum) website

STI Forum 2018 – Multi-stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation for the SDGs

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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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International Forum on Engineering Capacity Held in Beijing, China

International Forum on Engineering Capacity Held in Beijing, China

The International Forum on Engineering Capacity, held in Beijing from 21-23 November 2018 and hosted by the China Association for Science and Technology (CAST) was an important event to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the World Federation of Engineering Organizations ...

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Report on the 46th UNIDO Industrial Development Board 2018

See below the report of WFEO President Elect Gong Ke, who attended the 46th board meeting of UNIDO in Vienna, Austria, from 26 to 28 November 2018.

The Industrial Development Board (IDB) comprises 53 members, elected for a four-year term on a rotational basis from all Member States. It reviews the implementation of the work programme, the regular and operational budgets, makes recommendations to the ...

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The UN SDGs and WFEO’s strategic approach to advancing these – Dr Marlene Kanga interview by Research Features


Opening the World Intelligence Congress, Tianjin, June 2017.

It could be argued that engineers have saved more lives than doctors; the work of civil engineers, for example, in ensuring clean water and sanitation, has eradicated diseases like cholera and typhoid in the developed world. Today, the 50-year-old World Federation of Engineering Organizations (WFEO) makes sure that the work of engineers is not ...

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Katowice Climate Change Conference COP 24

The 24th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, COP24 will be held in Katowice December 2 – 14 December.

The key objective of the meeting is to adopt the implementation guidelines of the Paris Climate Change Agreement.

This is crucial because it ensures the true potential of the Paris Agreement can be unleashed, including ramping up climate action so that the central goal of the agreement can be achieved, namely to hold ...

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