Posts Tagged 'Small Island Developing States – SIDS'

Institution of Engineers Mauritius releases a book on the role of engineering in addressing climate change in the Small Island Developing States


The Institution of Engineers Mauritius, led by President Shyam Roy, collaborated with engineers in Mauritius and internationally to publish a special journal, “Impact of Climate Change on SIDS, What Engineering Solutions?”.

Engineers from Mauritius and around the world presented their work to mitigate the risk of natural disasters and to demonstrate the work of engineers ...

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Mr. Raj Hemansing Prayag, Past President Institution of Engineers Mauritius, WFEO National Member, receives national honour for contribution to engineering


The World Federation of Engineering Organisations congratulates Eng. Raj Hemansing Prayag, for being awarded a national honour, The Grand Officer of the Order of the Star and Key of the Indian Ocean by the President of the Republic of Mauritius on the National Day of Mauritius, 12 March 2022, for significant contribution to the public sector.

Eng. Raj Hemansing Prayag, has ...

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WFEO OCE Climate Change Education Workshop

Mauritius hosts world class climate change education for primary and secondary schools

A Partnership Project between UNESCO, WFEO, NEA, OCE, MIE and IEM

UNESCO, the World Federation of Engineering Organisations (WFEO), the Office of Climate Change Education (OCE), the National Environment Agency Singapore (NEA), the Continue Reading →

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Launch of Engineering the Future of Mauritius and the World – Engineering and the UN Sustainable Development Goals in a Small Island Developing State


The Journal of the Institution of Engineers Mauritius (IEM), March 2021 Edition, Engineering the Future of Mauritius and the World, was released at a gala event on World Engineering Day, 4th March 2021.

This publication showcases the strategies and work of engineers to address sustainable development in the context of the Small Island Developing States (SIDS). Mauritius ...

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Engineering and SDGs for Humanitarian Solutions – Humanitarian Innovation Hackathon


The University of Sydney Warren Centre for Advanced Engineering ran its second Humanitarian Hackathon to engage engineering students on humanitarian needs, especially in the Pacific region and the need for innovative engineering solutions to advance the goals of sustainable development. Dr Marlene Kanga, Immediate Past President, World Federation of Engineering Organisations (WFEO) and Gen. The Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove, ...

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Presentation by WFEO on Capacity Building for Engineering to UNESCO Member Delegations

WFEO Speakers at the UNESCO Presentation to Member Delegations 1st February 2019

WFEO Speakers at the UNESCO Presentation to Member Delegations 1st February 2019

 
This event was held on 1st February 2019 at the invitation of the UNESCO Natural Sciences Sector Capacity Building Group to provide UNESCO member nation delegations with information on the work of WFEO in ...

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Report on the Small Island Developing States (SIDS) Knowledge Day event at UNESCO


On 19 November 2018, Jacques de Méreuil, WFEO Executive Director, participated in a meeting organized by UNESCO Natural Science Sector on the theme of “Mobilization of knowledge systems for sustainable development: new challenges for local knowledge of the Small Island Developing States (SIDS)”.

Knowledge systems refer to a whole set of understandings about the world around us, as ...

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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 ...

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