Committee on Engineering and the Environment (CEE)

The Committee on Engineering and the Environment (CEE) engages in a facilitating role among its members and the WFEO community. Where necessary, this role may include leadership and coordination among members and other committees of WFEO.

Climate Change Adaptation

Climate Change Mitigation

Sustainable Practices for Engineers

Engineering and Agriculture

Sustainability and Mining


UNESCO / WFEO COP-21 Parallel event

2015-12-08 - Paris, France - · · · ·


A COP 21 parallel event organized by WFEO in partnership with UNESCO entitled “COP-21 Engineers Climate Change Summit: Turning Words Into Action – A Sectoral Approach” took place in Paris last 8th of December.

The program focused on the following three sectors that are impacted by climate now and in the future:

  • Agriculture and Food Security
  • Infrastructure and Urbanization
  • Energy and Transport

  The WFEO COP-21 Engineering Summit Statement can be accessed here.

UNFCCC Conference of the Parties Meeting No. 20 (COP-20)

2014-12-01 - Lima, Peru - · · ·

WFEO Contact: David Lapp


A delegation from the COLEGIO DE INGENIEROS DEL PERU CONSEJO NACIONAL organized and supported by the Committee on Engineering and the Environment attended the UNFCCC COP-20 meeting in Lima on behalf of WFEO and the CEE.

Their report can be accessed here.

Thank you to the Colegio for their participation and reporting.

  View the report

WFEO partnership with UNFCCC Nairobi Work Programme on climate adaptation

2014-08-06 - Paris, France - · · ·

WFEO Contact: Darrel Danyluk

The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change has a workstream called the Nairobi Work Programme which focuses on impacts, vulnerability and adaptation to climate change. WFEO’s Environment Committee is engaging as a partner in the work programme.

Quoted in the programme’s latest newsletter, the committee chair Darrel Danyluk said: “The Nairobi Work Programme provides the WFEO a platform to share engineers’ knowledge and expertise on adaptation to climate change. As a partner organisation, the WFEO goes from engineering to governance. In partnership with various organisations, the WFEO released the PIEVC Engineering Protocol, which is used to assess the engineering vulnerability of infrastructure to the climate.”

UN Framework Convention on Climate Change meeting in Bonn – WFEO participation

2014-06-01 - Bonn, Germany - · · · · ·

WFEO Contact: Darrel Danyluk

The WFEO Environment Committee will be representing the engineering profession at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) conference and meeting in Bonn from 4th to 15th June.

Darrel Danyluk, chair of the committee, will be representing WFEO with the support of David Lapp.

WFEO also has a stand in the exhibition space from 10th to 15th June to promote contributions to adaptation and mitigation from the engineering profession and to raise the awareness of participating sectoral groups.

WFEO reviews progress report of Open Working Group on SDGs

2014-02-18 - Ottowa, Canada - · · · · · ·

WFEO Contact: Darrel Danyluk

The WFEO Committee on Engineering in the Environment has been reviewing the latest progress report by the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA) from their Open Working Group of the General Assembly on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) – the successors to the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). WFEO is one of the three Organising Partners for the UN Scientific & Technology Major Group to participate in UN activities on achieving sustainable development.

Endorsement of Statement of Support for Sustainable Energy for All

2012-09-06 - Paris, France - · · · · · · ·

WFEO Contact: Darrel Danyluk

WFEO endorsed the pan-engineering statement of support for the United Nations Sustainable Energy for All initiative. The support of the world’s engineering profession was highlighted at a High-Level Group meeting in London and at the United Nations Rio+20 Conference.

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