Ghana is hosting the 7th edition of the Federation of African Engineering Organization (FAEO) week and the organization’s 5th African Engineering conference from Monday, 4 October, 4 to Friday, October 8.
Under the theme: Engineering, Inter-African Trade And the Sustainable Development Goals, the week-long celebration and Conference will be attended by the President of the World Federation of Engineering Organization (WFEO), Prof. Dr. GONG KE, the President of the Federation of African Engineering Organization (FAEO), Ing. Carlien Bou-Chedid and top officials from UNESCO as well as Engineers around the world meeting at the Accra Marriott Hotel with Hon. Alan John Kyerematen, Minister for Trade and Industry of the republic of Ghana as the Special Guest of honour.
Due to COVID-19 restrictions, some Engineers are scheduled to meet in person at the Accra Marriott hotel with other Engineers and partners around the world joining the programs via online.
The President of Ghana Institution of Engineering (GhIE), Ing. Prof. Charles Anum Adams has assured the participants that all is set for Ghana to host them for their week celebration and conference. He added that the institution is open to all visitors and also institutions who want to partner with them for the smooth organization of the event.
On her part, the President of the Federation of African Engineering Organization (FAEO), and a former President of GhIE, Ing. Mrs. Carlien Bou-Chedid explained that there will be paper presentations on the chosen theme. She said with Ghana chosen as the secretariat for the African Continental Free Trade, the federation thought it wise to bring the 5th Conference of African Engineers to Ghana to deliberate and present blueprint for attaining inclusive and sustainable development across the continent.