Posts Tagged 'Sustainable Development Goals – SDGs'

High-level Political Forum 2019: Empowering people and ensuring inclusiveness and equality

The seventh session of the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF 2019) under the auspices of the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) this year will focus on “Empowering people and ensuring inclusiveness and equality”.

The session will take place from Tuesday, 9 July, to Monday, 15 July 2019, followed by a three-day ministerial meeting convening from Tuesday, 16 July, to Thursday, 18 July 2019, held jointly with ECOSOC’s annual high-level segment.

The 2019 Forum will conduct in-depth reviews of ...

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WFEO International Conference on Engineering and food Security in Africa

The Order of Tunisian Engineers organizes, in collaboration WFEO, an international conference on « Engineering and Food Security in Africa », that will take place in the hotel El Mouradi Gammarth, Tunis, Tunisia, 24-25 June 2019.

Indeed, the 17 sustainable development goals (SDGs) identified by the UN for the implementation of a sustainable development by 2030 take into account the economic, societal and environmental aspects as well as their interactions.

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WFEO participation in UN STI Forum 2019


The Fourth Multi-stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation for the Sustainable Development Goals (STI Forum), co-chaired by Permanent Representative of Barbados to the United Nations and Permanent Representative of the Czech Republic to the United Nations, took place on 14-15 May 2019 in UN Headquarters, New York.

The annual STI Forum, convened by UN ECOSOC and UN DESA, provided a ...

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International Engineering Alliance Meetings 2019

The Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE) is proud to host the International Engineering Alliance Meetings (IEAM 2019), which will take place in Asia’s World City – Hong Kong from 9 to 14 June 2019. The IEAM 2019 will be held at the Crowne Plaza Hong Kong Kowloon East with an expected attendance of over 200 delegates across the world including IEA members from 37 jurisdictions within 28 countries / regions.

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President-Elect Gong Ke Chaired the Closing Ceremony of World Intelligence Congress – WIC2019

World Intelligence Congress - WIC2019
World Intelligence Congress (WIC2019), supported by WFEO, was successfully held under the theme “Intelligence New Era: Progress, Planning and Opportunity” from 16 to 19 May in Tianjin, China.

Representatives of international organizations, including WFEO and the International Science Council, renowned research institutions (Nankai University, Cornell University, Peking ...

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IFEES Webinars on Engineering Education

IFEES Webinars on Engineering Education

The International Federation of Engineering Education Societies (IFEES) offers capacity building webinars for engineering educators and stakeholders. Each webinar tackles cutting-edge and controversial topics in engineering and engineering pedagogy, facilitated by top-rated professionals from academia and industry. The 2019 series is being facilitated by Krishna Vedula from ...

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Planning Education in the AI Era: Lead the leap

An international conference on Artificial Intelligence (AI) and education will take place in Beijing, China from 16 to 18 May 2019. The conference will provide a platform for member states, international organizations, civil society and the AI industry to:

  • debate whether skills needed to successfully cope in the AI era can be anticipated, and share experiences on the development of such skills that will enable humans to adapt to a society informed by AI;
  • exchange information on the latest trends in AI ...
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STI Forum 2019 – Multi-stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation for the SDGs –

The annual Multi-stakeholder Forum on Science Technology and Innovation for the Sustainable Development Goals (STI Forum) is a part of the Technology Facilitation Mechanism mandated by the 2030 Agenda and the Addis Ababa Action Agenda. It is expected to “provide a venue for facilitating interaction, matchmaking and the establishment of networks between relevant stakeholders and multi-stakeholder partnerships in order to identify and examine technology needs and gaps, including with regard to scientific cooperation, innovation and capacity-building, and also in order ...

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Report on the Workshop on Science, Technology and Innovation for the SDGs

Workshop on Science, Technology and Innovation for the SDGs
The United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA), in collaboration with United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) and United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) organized ...

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