The EUR ING designation is designed as a guarantee of competence for professional engineers, in order to:
Members are listed in the FEANI Register, a database maintained by the Secretariat General in Brussels. Currently over 25.500 European Engineers are listed in the register (end year 2000).
The European Federation of National Engineering Associations (FEANI), is a federation of engineers that unites national engineering associations from 27 countries. Thus, FEANI represents the interests of over 2 million engineers in Europe. FEANI is striving for a single voice for the engineering profession in Europe and wants to affirm and develop the professional identity of engineers.
Through its activities and services, especially with the attribution of the EUR ING professional designation, FEANI aims to facilitate the mutual recognition of engineering qualifications in Europe and to strengthen the position, role and responsibility of engineers in society.
FEANI's Code of Conduct
The FEANI Code of Conduct is additional to and does not take the place of any Code of Ethics to which the registrant might be subject in his own country.
All persons listed in the FEANI Register have the obligation to be conscious of the importance of science and technology for mankind and of their own social responsibilities when engaged in their professional activities.
They exercise their profession in accordance with the normal rules of good conduct of European societies, respecting particularly the professional rights and the dignity of all those with whom they work.
They thereby undertake to comply with and maintain the following code of ethics:
The Engineer shall maintain his competence at the
highest level, with a view to providing excellence of services in accordance
with what is regarded as good practice in his profession and having regard to
the laws of the country in which he is working.
His professional integrity and intellectual honesty shall be the guarantees of his impartiality of analysis, judgment and consequent decision.
He shall consider himself bound in conscience by any business confidentiality agreement into which he has freely entered.
He shall not accept any payment except those agreed with his relevant employer.
He shall display his commitment to the engineering profession by taking part in the activities of its Associations, notably those which promote the profession and contribute to the continuing training of their members.
He shall use only titles to which he has a right.
The Engineer shall accept assignments only within
the area of his competence.
Beyond this limit, he shall seek the collaboration of appropriate experts.
He is responsible for organizing and executing his assignments.
He must obtain a clear definition of the services required of him. Executing his assignments, he shall take all necessary steps to overcome any difficulties encountered whilst ensuring the safety of persons and property.
He shall take remuneration corresponding to the service rendered and the responsibilities assumed.
He shall try to ensure that the remuneration of each be consonant with the service rendered and the responsibilities assumed.
He strives for a high level of technical achievement, which will also contribute to and promote a healthy and agreeable environment for his fellowmen.
The Engineer shall:
N.B : In this text, "he" and "his" are taken respectively for "he/she" and "his/her".
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