The 6th UNESCO Africa Engineering Week and 4th Africa
Engineering Conference ended at the weekend at the AVANI Victoria Falls Resort
in Livingstone Zambia.
The conference which was hosted by The Engineering
Institution of Zambia EIZ in collaboration with The World Federation of
Engineering Organisations WFEO, The Federation of African Engineering
Organisations FAEO and supported by The Southern Africa Federation of
Engineering Organisations SAFEO had the theme Addressing the SDGs through
Sustainable Engineering Development.
On the sidelines of the summit an Extraordinary General
Assembly of the Federation of African Engineering Organisations FAEO was
convened. The meeting approved amendments to the FAEO Constitution, FAEO Rules
of Procedure, FAEO 5year Strategic Plan and a new policy on Transparency,
Diversity and Inclusion.
The meeting decided that to achieve FAEO’s goal of
Harmonisation of Engineering Education and Professional Practice on the African
Continent and reach Substantial Equivalence with international standards,
National members of FAEO are to adopt the requirements of the International
Engineering Alliance IEA.
Ghana’s delegation to the conference included Ing. Carlien Bou Chedid President Elect FAEO, Ing. Leslie Alex Ayeh President GhIE, Ing Kwabena Agyei Agyepong Executive Director GhIE and West Africa Federation of Engineering Organisations WAFEO, Ing. Dr Kwame Boakye Past President GhIE, Council members Ing. Dr Patrick Bekoe, Ing. Dr. Enyonam Kpekpena, Ing. Mavis Allotey and members of Women in Engineering WinE.
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