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WOBO is pleased to announce that WOBO President Paul Myers has joined the group as an advisor in respect of Sustainability and Environmental Management in support of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Subject: Invitation of President of WOBO to join WISDP of UNESCO HK Dear...

CALL FOR WRITTEN SUBMISSIONS: Consultations of the Committee on NGOs with NGOs in consultative status with ECOSOC

WOBO is pleased to remind Non-Governmental Organisations of the opportunity to make written submissions by 31st August 2022. The Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) will hold consultations with organizations in consultative status with ECOSOC to discuss questions of interest to the Committee or to the...

Saudi business giant eyes £1bn sustainable aviation fuel plant to kickstart UK green investment drive

WOBO welcomes the promotion of “green projects”, research and development. One of Saudi Arabia’s largest greentech specialists and manufacturing firms has outlined plans to invest billions in UK green infrastructure projects, with a £1bn sustainable aviation fuels (SAF) plant currently in the design phase. Read more...

Renewable Energy: Developments and updates

WOBO thanks Renewable Energy for a sample of developments taking place. Going Beyond Net-Zero: How Reducing Your Carbon Emissions Can Take You to Carbon-Negative Many modern companies and individuals are concerned about the effects of industry on climate health. Throughout history, people have burned fossil...

England: Building Safety Regulator publishes draft conduct rules for building control professionals

WOBO Governor David Gibson thanks IFSEC GLOBAL and Ron Alalouff for an external paper on developments taking place in England. Ron Alalouff examines some of the draft conduct provisions for building control approvers and inspectors that have been published by the Building Safety Regulator. The...

HSE inspectors to assess the management of asbestos in schools

WOBO recognises the need for the management of asbestos within the built environment and the action taken by the HSE, England. HSE inspectors to assess the management of asbestos in schools What is happening? HSE will be carrying out a programme of inspections to primary...

World Open Forum: UN-Habitat

WOBO is pleased for the success of the Urban Forum held in Katowice, Poland 2022 and to make you aware of the opportunity to bid for and host the forum scheduled for 2026. Write to us at unhabitat-wuf@un.org WUF13 is open for expression of interest for...

WOBO: Integrated Safety System

WOBO President Paul Myers is pleased to provide a presentation on the Integrated Building Safety System Capacity Building Programme. Have a look and we welcome your comments. WOBO-IBSS Presentation...

Shelter Projects Photo Competition 2022 now open!

WOBO thanks Shelter for the opportunity for members to review the activities taking place. Do you want your picture to be on the cover of Shelter Projects? The Shelter Projects Photo Competition 2022 is now live! How can we capture the essence of a shelter project in...

OSHA: Trenching Safety is essential

WOBO emphasises the need for safety and working below ground level. Did You Know? Trenching fatalities increased at an alarming rate during the first half of 2022, surpassing last year’s total by 68%. In response, Assistant Secretary of Labor Doug Parker is taking more extreme measures to...

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