Main Event by UNESCO on 4th March

Engineering for Sustainable Development: Delivering on the Sustainable Development Goals
-UNESCO Engineering Report

World Engineering Day – Engineering for A Healthy Planet: Celebrating the UNESCO Engineering Report

Event Agenda: Please see below or download here
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Time: Thursday 4th March 2021 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM (CET, Paris Time)
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Master of Ceremonies: Shamila Nair-Bedouelle, ADG/SC

High-level Opening and Launch of Report 13:00-13:40
Audrey Azoulay, Director-General of UNESCO
Li Xiaohong, President of Chinese Academy of Engineering (representing Tsinghua University and ICEE)
H.E João Pedro Matos Fernandes, Minister of the Environment, Portugal
Genna Rajam Bangaroo, Civil Engineering Student, University of Mauritius, Mauritius
Joint launch of the report by DG UNESCO and President CAE

Introduction to the Report on Engineering for Sustainable Development: Delivering on the Sustainable Development Goals 13:40-14:00
Wu Qidi, Director of ICEE and Co-chair of Engineering Report Steering committee – Introduction of the Report
Marlene Kanga, Immediate Past President, WFEO – Engineering to advance the UN Sustainable Development Goals
Gong Ke, President, WFEO – Engineering Innovations responding to pressing Challenges
José Vieira, President Elect, WFEO – Engineering education and capacity-building

Round-table on the Engineering Report 14:00-14:25
Moderator: Donovan Guttieres, former Chair UN Major Group Children and Youth, MIT, engineer (USA)
Firas Bou Diab, Chair, WFEO Young Engineers/Future Leaders (Lebanon)
Adam Bialachowski, Chair, International Federation of Consulting Engineers (FIDIC) Young Leaders Council (Poland)
Loreto Valenzuela Roediger, International Federation of Engineering
Education Societies (IFEES), Associate Professor,Catholic University Chile,
Philippa Ngaju Makobore, IEEE, Head, Instrumentation Division, Uganda Industrial Research Institute (Uganda)
Bolormaa Gendensuren, International Network for Women Engineers and Scientists (INWES), School of Chemical Engineering, University of Ulsan (South Korea)

Closing Remarks 14:25-14:30
Shamila Nair-Bedouelle, ADG/SC