Posts Tagged 'Sustainable Development Goals – SDGs'

SPEA Symposium on Sustainable Infrastructure Successful Economy and celebrating WFEO 50th Anniversary: addressing the UN Sustainable Development Goal 11

SPEA Symposium on Sustainable Infrastructure Successful Economy

The South Pacific Engineers Association (SPEA) held its inaugural SPEA Symposium on “Sustainable Infrastructure Successful Economy” on 23rd April 2018. The event was supported by the Government of Fiji with attendance by the President of Fiji and members of Parliament, the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, University of the South Pacific, the Fiji Institution ...

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ECOSOC Partnership Forum 2018

ECOSOC Partnership Forum

The 2018 session of the UN Economic and Social (ECOSOC) Partnership Forum, organized 4 April 2018 at the UN Headquarters in New York city, took place under the theme “Partnerships for promoting opportunities, increased prosperity and sustainable development for all” and discussed SDG 9 (industry, innovation and infrastructure) and the role of partnerships.

This year, the focus was on how the private sector ...

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IFEES signs MoU with WFEO

IFEES and the GEDC sign MoU with WFEO

See below the article “IFEES signs MoU with WFEO” by WFEO President Elect Dr. Marlene Kanga published in “Global Engineer”, the IFEES (International Federation of Engineering Education Societies) and GEDC (Global Engineering Deans Council) Bulletin.

WFEO and IFEES signed a historic agreement to collaborate on projects related to ...

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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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WFEO at the OECD Global Anti-Corruption & Integrity Forum

WFEO at the OECD Global Anti-Corruption & Integrity Forum
 
The 2018 edition of the OECD Global Anti-Corruption and Integrity Forum took take place in the OECD Headquarters, in Paris, on 27 – 28 March 2018.

Under the main theme “Planet Integrity: Building a Fairer Society”, discussions were held on how integrity cultivates a level playing field ...

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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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WFEO 50th Anniversary celebrations at Ordem dos Engenheiros (OdE)

Dr Marlene Kanga and Ordem dos Engenheiros President Carlos Mineiro Aires during the symposium

Dr Marlene Kanga and Ordem dos Engenheiros President Carlos Mineiro Aires during the symposium

 
The WFEO National member of Portugal, Ordem dos Engenheiros (OdE), celebrated the WFEO 50th Anniversary with a Symposium on “The Portuguese Engineer in the world context”, in ...

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WFEO 50th Anniversary celebrations at Instituto de la Ingenieria de España (IIE)

Signing of the Water Declaration: 'Water – The Future we Want'

Signing of the Water Declaration: “Water – The Future we Want”

 

The WFEO National member of Spain, Instituto de la Ingenieria de España (IIE), celebrated the WFEO 50th Anniversary with a Symposium on “Engineering challenges: Our contribution to the accomplishment of UN’s SDG 6 – Water“, ...

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The World Justice Project Rule of Law Index 2017-2018

World Justice Project Rule of Law Index 2017-2018
 

On 31 January, the World Justice Project (WJP) released the 2017-2018 WJP Rule of Law Index which measures rule of law adherence in 113 countries worldwide based on more than 110,000 household and 3,000 expert surveys. Featuring primary data, the WJP Rule of Law Index measures countries’ rule of law performance ...

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