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WFEO-YEFL Side event at UN Climate Change Conference COP28

The WFEO Young Engineers / Future Leaders’ Working Group on Climate Action, FIDIC, Council of European Municipalities and Regions (CEMR) and Engineers Without Boarders International (EWB) organized the UNFCCC COP28 side event titled “Youth & Practitioners: Catalysts for Behaviour Change in Science-Based Policy” on 6 December.

Effective collaboration between engineering practitioners and policymakers on performance monitoring, verification and implementation of Paris Agreement aligned climate policy, with young professionals being a catalyst for adopting science-based approaches that reflect industry best practice.


  • Michelle Meaclem, WFEO Young Engineers / Future Leaders, COP28 Youth Delegate, New Zealand;


  • Dr Bertrand Piccard, Swiss explorer, psychiatrist and environmentalist;
  • Anusha Shah, ICE President,
  • Kirils Holstovs, WFEO Young Engineers / Future Leaders WG SDG13, Co-lead,
  • Robert Spencer, ESG Advisory Lead, AECOM; FIDIC,
  • Christian Achtelik, WFEO Young Engineers / Future Leaders, COP28 Youth Delegate – Germany.

The recording is available by clicking on the below image.

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