FIG News FeedNews from International Federation of Surveyors FIG web site www.fig.neten12/3/2021http://www.fig.net/news/index.aspFIG and the Sustainable Development Goalshttp://ei.fig.net/news/news_2021/11_SDGs_and_FIG.asphttp://ei.fig.net/news/news_2021/11_SDGs_and_FIG.asp11/24/2021 11:36:41 AMThe Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and related land indicators will re-shape and influence our profession profoundly in the decade to come. It is of crucial importance that FIG member organisations and surveyors are aware and prepared on how their (daily) work contributes to the achievement of the SDGs and vice versa.

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FIG Vice President Kwame Tenadu Snr attends 6th Africa Regional Conferencehttp://ei.fig.net/news/news_2021/11_isk_africa_regional_conf.asphttp://ei.fig.net/news/news_2021/11_isk_africa_regional_conf.asp11/23/2021 9:50:47 AMInstitution of Surveyors of Kenya ISK was organiser of this online event. Read the report and declaration which marked a clear outcome of the conference.

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VCSP - Wisdom Workshophttp://ei.fig.net/news/news_2021/11_vcsp_wisdom_workshop.asphttp://ei.fig.net/news/news_2021/11_vcsp_wisdom_workshop.asp11/19/2021 9:40:52 AMVolunteer Community Surveyors Programme (VCSP) invites to this year’s Wisdom Workshop. The meeting is scheduled to take place online Friday December 3, 2021.

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Call for Papers FIG Congress 2022http://ei.fig.net/news/news_2021/11_Call_for_Papers_FIG_Congress_2022.asphttp://ei.fig.net/news/news_2021/11_Call_for_Papers_FIG_Congress_2022.asp11/17/2021 9:56:34 AMFIG is excited to invite you to the FIG Congress 2022 and to send in contributions to the Call for Papers.

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Invitation: FIG Young Surveyors African Meetinghttp://ei.fig.net/news/news_2021/11_YSN_African_Meeting_Invitation.asphttp://ei.fig.net/news/news_2021/11_YSN_African_Meeting_Invitation.asp11/17/2021 9:02:51 AMFIG Young Surveyors African Network invites to the 3rd FIG Ýoung Surveyors African meeting 20 November 2021, online, with overall theme Building A Resilient Profession for an Uncertain Future.

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Congratulations to Construction Technological Services (Pvt) Limited who are this Month Corporate Memberhttp://ei.fig.net/news/news_2021/11_Corporate_Member_November.asphttp://ei.fig.net/news/news_2021/11_Corporate_Member_November.asp11/16/2021 9:41:38 AMConstruction Technological Services (Pvt) Limited is the newest addition to the FIG family and we welcome them on board.

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Call for Nominations for President and Vice Presidentshttp://ei.fig.net/news/news_2021/10_call_for_nominations.asphttp://ei.fig.net/news/news_2021/10_call_for_nominations.asp10/28/2021 2:58:27 PMFIG Council encourages Member Associations to consider nominations for the positions for the term 2023-2026. In doubt? Contact a member of the Engagement Committee.

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FIG Council establishes Engagement Committeehttp://ei.fig.net/news/news_2021/10_engagement_committee.asphttp://ei.fig.net/news/news_2021/10_engagement_committee.asp10/28/2021 7:57:59 AMFIG General Assembly 2021 voted for the proposal to establish an Engagement Committee to create interest, motivate and encourage qualified people and member associations to apply for volunteer senior posts in FIG.

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FIG statement on ensuring Diversity and Inclusionhttp://ei.fig.net/news/news_2021/10_FIG_statement_on_Ensuring_Diversity_and_Inclusion.asphttp://ei.fig.net/news/news_2021/10_FIG_statement_on_Ensuring_Diversity_and_Inclusion.asp10/27/2021 9:58:01 AMAt the FIG e-Working Week 2021, a panel of land and property leaders opened a conversation on equality Diversity and Inclusion which resulted in an action oriented statement for FIG members to improve DI in our professional working practices and organisations.

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Corporate Member of the Monthhttp://ei.fig.net/news/news_2021/10_Corporate_Member_October.asphttp://ei.fig.net/news/news_2021/10_Corporate_Member_October.asp10/8/2021 12:03:24 PMThe 'Corporate Member of the Month' in October 2021 is Leica - Geosystems. Congratulations! Leica - Geosystems is a long term platinum member of FIG, who is also a faithful sponsor at our conferences....

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FIG Commission 7 Annual Meetinghttp://ei.fig.net/news/news_2021/10_Commission7_Annual_Meeting.asphttp://ei.fig.net/news/news_2021/10_Commission7_Annual_Meeting.asp10/8/2021 8:20:21 AMFIG Commission 7 held its 2021 Annual Meeting on 23rd September. For the second year running the meeting was a fully online activity with 70 participants logging in from around the globe.

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Fraud emails - take carehttp://ei.fig.net/news/news_2021/10_fraud_emails.asphttp://ei.fig.net/news/news_2021/10_fraud_emails.asp10/7/2021 12:23:14 PMEmails that seeem to come from FIG President Rudolf Staiger are being sent out currently. The email address resembles the correct. If in doubt - please contact FIG Office.

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FIG Annual Review 2020 - in brief...http://ei.fig.net/news/news_2021/10_annual_review-2020.asphttp://ei.fig.net/news/news_2021/10_annual_review-2020.asp10/6/2021 4:58:20 PM2020 was a different year; hence also a different and short Annual Review. Please share this Annual Review with friends and colleagues

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Visit to Poland for preparations for FIG Congress 2022http://ei.fig.net/news/news_2021/09_visit-poland.asphttp://ei.fig.net/news/news_2021/09_visit-poland.asp10/3/2021 9:43:05 AMWithin one year FIG and the Local Organisers from Poland will prepare the FIG Congress 2022, and we are all looking forward to inviting to a face-to-face event again.

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Join FIG at INTERGEO EXPO 21 – 23 September 2021!http://ei.fig.net/news/news_2021/09_INTERGEO.asphttp://ei.fig.net/news/news_2021/09_INTERGEO.asp9/7/2021 9:04:31 AMMeet FIG at or virtual booth 21-23 September, at INTERGEO 2021, and explore also the other 250 exhibitors. Secure your free ticket with the FIG voucher.

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Minutes of FIG General Assembly 2021http://ei.fig.net/news/news_2021/08_GA-minutes.asphttp://ei.fig.net/news/news_2021/08_GA-minutes.asp9/3/2021 12:01:39 PM73 official delegates and around 300 participants attended the four sessions in this dfferent online General Assembly. The minutes are now available.

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Publications from GLTNhttp://ei.fig.net/news/news_2021/09_GLTN_Pubs.asphttp://ei.fig.net/news/news_2021/09_GLTN_Pubs.asp9/3/2021 12:01:34 PMAt FIG e-Working Week two GLTN publications were launched on Urban-Rural Land Linkages and a manual on valuation of unregistered land

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The History of Surveying - Secure your special edition sethttp://ei.fig.net/news/news_2021/08_History-of-Surveying.asphttp://ei.fig.net/news/news_2021/08_History-of-Surveying.asp8/23/2021 1:10:03 PM These seven books include a life-long research and work of Jim Smith and Jan De Graeve on the History of Surveying. 100 special Edition Sets of the seven volumes are currently being printed. Please read more in the flyer and how to reserve your copy of this special edition.

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Workshop on e-Volunteering to Address Environmental Challenges, Mapathon – Reporthttp://ei.fig.net/news/news_2021/08_Mapathon.asphttp://ei.fig.net/news/news_2021/08_Mapathon.asp8/23/2021 12:21:49 PMThe ‘Workshop on e-Volunteering to Address Environmental Challenges’ had the aim to provide geospatial information to help fight Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) and the outcome of the workshop culminated into this report.

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FIG Honorary Member Jim Smith passed awayhttp://ei.fig.net/news/news_2021/08_jim-smith.asphttp://ei.fig.net/news/news_2021/08_jim-smith.asp8/16/2021 1:45:08 PMIt is with great sadness that we have to announce that Jim Smith passed away on 12 August 2021. Just appointed FIG Honorary Member and current with 7 volumes of the History of Surveying

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FIG Commission 2 and 7 meetings 2021http://ei.fig.net/news/news_2021/07_com2-7annual_meetings.asphttp://ei.fig.net/news/news_2021/07_com2-7annual_meetings.asp7/22/2021 8:39:09 AMThe meetings and event will be held at the University of Melbourne 20-23 September 2021 with the theme "Mapping the future of land administration"

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