Globalisation, localisation and the knowledge revolution are the three key driving forces in the world today
These drivers also clearly come under the gamut of an international organisation such as IFME whose member organisations represent municipal and public works engineers working at a local level.
A key objective of the Federation is to foster technical and cultural exchange between municipal and public works engineers worldwide. International exchange of information, innovations, skills and experience is even more important in today's global world than when the Federation was first formed over 50 years ago.
IFME’s mission is to connect Municipal Engineers and Public Works Professionals, Public Agencies, Organisations, Institutions and Businesses around the world in order that they share a global pool of knowledge and experience. The aim is to foster continued improvement in the quality of public works and wider community services.
The country members of IFME include: