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International Agreements: Washington Accord
The purpose of the Washington Accord is recognition of the equivalence of Accredited Engineering Education Programs leading to the Engineering Degree and is applicable only to Engineers. It is essentially a quality assurance process and is based on world best practice.
The Washington Accord has the following basic terms of agreement:
Australia (Engineers Australia)
Chinese Taipei (IEET)
Hong Kong, China (HKIE)
Ireland (Enigneers Ireland)
New Zealand (IPENZ)
South Africa (ECSA)
United Kingdom (ECuk)
United States of America (ABET)
Russia (RAEE)Sri Lanka (Engineers Sri Lanka)
The present Chair is provided by ABET, Dr Win Phillips, and the Secretariat provided by the International Engineering Aliance.