10.01.2018 - UNESCO Office in Jakarta

Regional Workshop on South-South Cooperation for Strengthening Engineering Standards and Mobility of Professionals

Regional Workshop on South-South Cooperation for Strengthening Engineering Standards and Mobility of Professionals

21-22 December 2017, Jakarta-Indonesia

UNESCO, The Agency for the Assessment and Application of Technology (BPPT), and the Institute of Engineers of Indonesia (PII) Co-hosted a Regional workshop on “South-South Cooperation for Strengthening Engineering Standards and Mobility of Professionals”, in 21-22 December 2017, at Fairmont Hotel Jakarta, Indonesia.

This workshop was organized supported by the Malaysia Fund in Trust (MFIT) and in partnership with the Economic Cooperation Organization Science Foundation (ECOSF) and the Federation of Engineering Institutions of Asia and the Pacific (FEIAP).

The workshop was attended more than 60 participants from Azerbaijan, China, Indonesia, Iran, Malaysia, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Timor-Leste and United Kingdom.  The workshop was opened by remarks from UNESCO Jakarta Office Director and Representative-Prof Shahbaz Khan, Deputy of Technology Development on Natural Resources of Agency for the Assessment and Technology (BPPT)-Prof Ir Wimpie Agoeng Nugroho, and President of Institution of Engineers Indonesia (PII)-Dr Ir A.Hermanto Dardak, M.Sc, IPU.

This workshop focused on the role of UNESCO, its partners and engineering associations to support the Engineering Qualification, Standardization guidelines of FEIAP and Promotion of South-South Cooperation for Future Sustainable Asia and the Pacific region. The workshop discussed on the roadmap between UNESCO and its partners to enhance engineering qualification, standardization and south-south cooperation; moreover review engineering, technology, industry and innovation linkage to create strong sustainable development of engineering in Asia and the Pacific region. The workshop covers the topics of: 1) Accreditation Systems for Sustainable Engineering Standardization, 2) Development of Young Engineers, and 3) Woman in Engineering; 4) One Belt One Road and Engineers and 5) Building South-South Cooperation in Engineering Qualification.  

During the workshop, the representatives from Myanmar, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and Timor Leste received special acknowledgement and appreciation for their excellent works in engineering from Prof Shahbaz Khan.

The workshop was closed by statements from UNESCO and the partners: Dato Ir Lee Yee Cheong from ISTIC and AETDEW, Ir Dr Yean Chin Tan from FEIAP, Prof Manzoor Hussain Soomro from ECOSF, and Prof Shahbaz Khan from UNESCO.




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