James Macharia, the Cabinet Secretary for Transport, Infrastructure, Housing, Urban Development and Public Works, will be the chief guest at this year’s celebrations of the World Engineering Day to be held on March 4 in Nairobi.

The ceremony at the University of Nairobi will also be attended by the Principal Secretary (Infrastructure), Prof Arch. Paul Maringa. Speakers at the event will include the President of the Institution of Engineers of Kenya, Eng Nathaniel Matalanga, and the Chairman of the Engineers Board of Kenya, Eng Erastus Mwongera.

Representatives from regional and international engineering organizations will address the gathering virtually, including from the World Federation of Engineering Organizations (WFEO).

The theme of this year’s event is “Engineering for a Healthy Planet: Celebrating the UNESCO Engineering Report.”

The global version of the celebrations will be held in Paris, France, at which the report will be launched jointly by UNESCO Director General Audrey Azoulay and Chinese Academy of Engineering President Li Xiaohong.

Please find attached the day’s programme for the event in Nairobi. You are also invited to use this link to register for the virtual event at which the UNESCO Engineering Report will be released in Paris, France, at 3 pm local time on the same day. The programme for the event in Paris is also attached.

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