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Meet the three FIG Vice President Candidates

See their intro videos and read more about Kwame Tenadu, Mohammad Mamman Kabir and Mikael Lilje

   

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Created on 2021-06-13 | Last modified on 2021-06-14

Summer school and Commission 3 + 8 workshop in Italy

A workshop on Spatial information management to optimize spatial planning and sustainable development is held together with the Italian Summer school

   

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Created on 2021-06-03 | Last modified on 2021-06-14

FIG General Assembly Agenda 2021

This online General Assembly is a unique opportunity for all interested to attend and to get an insight in FIG. Ask questions and comment in advance and attend the four sessions.

   

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Created on 2021-05-13 | Last modified on 2021-06-02

FIG Foundation celebrates 20th anniversay

On 11 May 2001, FIG Foundation was established. President John Hohol encourages you to celebrate this day with us.

   

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Created on 2021-05-11 | Last modified on 2021-05-28

Land and cadastral reform in Lebanon

A major project reform in Lebanon at the cadaster and land register department level has started with the support and cooperation of the French development agency and the expertise of France - FEXTE project

   

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Created on 2021-04-24 | Last modified on 2021-04-24

Global Geodesy Forum - 22 April 2021

Titled “The Power of Where: The Value of Geodesy to Society”, and with an amazing panel of global ambassadors and experts, the Global Geodesy Forum will highlight the important role geodesy has in providing safer and more resilient communities

   

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Created on 2021-03-29 | Last modified on 2021-03-29

Happy World Surveyors Day 2021 from the VCSP!

Happy Surveyors Day

The VCSP is currently seeking funding for upcoming projects, please enjoy this video where the VCSP teams explain how your donation can make a difference

   

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Created on 2021-03-23 | Last modified on 2021-03-23

Happy Global Surveyors Day

On this day, celebrate the indespensable work surveyors continue to undertake all over the globe and share with us your national and regional initiatives

   

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Created on 2021-03-21 | Last modified on 2021-05-05

Registration has opened...

FIG e-Working Week 2021

FIG e-Working Week will take place virtually 20-25 June 2021. Check the special offer to FIG Members.

   

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Created on 2021-03-12 | Last modified on 2021-03-12

Reflections from the VCSP Wisdom Workshop, January 2021

VCSP Wisdom Workshop

125 young and ‘seasoned’ surveyors from 44 countries from around the world attended the Wisdom Workshop hosted by the Volunteer Community Surveyor Program (VCSP).

   

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Created on 2021-03-08 | Last modified on 2021-03-08

Apply now: Nature Research Awards for Driving Global Impact

Nature Award for Driving Global Impact was launched with the aim of championing researchers who are striving towards the achievement of one or more of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

   

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Created on 2021-03-03 | Last modified on 2021-03-03

FIG General Assembly 2021

FIG General Assembly 2019 in Vietnam - the last time FIG Community met

Save the dates: 20 and 25 June 2021 for the virtual FIG General Assembly 2021 which will be a different experience.

   

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Created on 2021-03-01 | Last modified on 2021-03-31

Ready to support Young Surveyors as a Mentor?

- or know someone who might be interested in this? Are you no longer a young surveyor, but want to give back to the surveying industry? Then read on...

   

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Created on 2021-03-01 | Last modified on 2021-03-01

New Member Association from Solomon Island

A warm welcome to the Association of Surveyors of the Solomon Islands

   

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Created on 2021-03-01 | Last modified on 2021-03-01

New Academic Member from Indonesia

Welcome to Institut Teknologi Somatera, dept of Geomatics Engineering, ITERA, Indonesia - new Academic member of FIG

   

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Created on 2021-02-26 | Last modified on 2021-03-01

Announcement: FIG Foundation Ph.D. Scholarship 2021

Apply now for the Scholarship - deadline of applications is 1 June 2021. Check the requirements carefully

   

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Created on 2021-01-28 | Last modified on 2021-01-28

FIG Foundation Ph.D. Scholarship 2020 awarded to Kehinde Babalola

Kehinde Babalola

Kehinde Babalola convinced the Board of Directors of FIG Foundation that his research on land administration system process was eligible for a Scholarship

   

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Created on 2021-01-28 | Last modified on 2021-01-30

Dr. Steven Frank has passed away

Dr. Steven Frank

Rest in Peace... On 21 January 2021 Steven Frank, former chair of FIG Commission 2 on Professional Education passed away.

   

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Created on 2021-01-26 | Last modified on 2021-01-28

FIG Members get 20% reduction of fees for 2021

FIG Council has decided that due to the difficult financial situation caused by the COVID19 pandemic there will be an extraordinary reduction of membership fees for 2021.

   

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Created on 2021-01-14 | Last modified on 2021-01-29

FIG welcomes two new members

FIG Council has admitted Acronomic and Veterinary Instutie Hassan II and Society of Geodetic Engineers, Geomnatics and Surveyors of Venezuela.

   

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Created on 2021-01-13 | Last modified on 2021-01-14

International Boundaries on Unstable Ground

New FIG publication no 76 edited by Haim Srebro shares methodological knowledge and experience regarding delimitation of international boundaries and to promote peace throughout the world.

   

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Created on 2021-01-12 | Last modified on 2021-01-12

New Year Greeting from FIG President Staiger

Listen to the New Year Greeting from FIG President Rudolf Staiger.

   

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Created on 2021-01-04 | Last modified on 2021-01-05

FIG Office wishes you

FIG is all about networking...

Seasons Greeting and a Happy New Year!
Joyeux Noël et Bonne Année
Fröhliche Weihnachten und Ein Gutes Neues Jahr
Feliz Navidad y Prospero año nuevo!
Kul sanna wa'intum b'kheir
새해 복많이 받으세요!
Glædelig jul og godt nytår

   

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Created on 2020-12-22 | Last modified on 2020-12-22

UN-Habitat-GLTN Partners Online-Meeting

session 5: International Professional Bodies cluster meeting

The 8th Partners Meeting was held online with "Tenure Security as a key element of COVID-19 response and impact on mitigation" as theme.

   

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Created on 2020-12-21 | Last modified on 2020-12-22

Successful side event on Fit for Purpose Land Administration Implementation

This GLTN Partners Meeting side event encouraged a good discussion on the use of FFP, STDM and other relevant tools for land administration

   

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Created on 2020-12-21 | Last modified on 2020-12-21

Publication: Fit-for-Purpose Land Administration for all

This report shows the importance of fostering strategic partnerships amongst all land sector stakeholders - government, private sector, NGOs, and academia. FIG e-Working Week will also cover this topic.

   

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Created on 2020-12-21 | Last modified on 2020-12-21

SURCON contributes to FIG and the SDGs

Key Note, Kabir MM, Registrar SURCON

Surveyors accross its membership in Nigeria were sharing the understanding of the SGs and how Surveyors skills can make our world a better place.

   

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Created on 2020-12-21 | Last modified on 2020-12-21

FIG Commission 7 Annual Meeting 2020

The Commission meeting was held online

FIG Commission 7 conducted its annual meeting in an online format in October. The Proceedings including recordings are now available.

   

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Created on 2020-12-21 | Last modified on 2020-12-21

VCSP Virtual Wisdom Workshop - Invitation

VCSP Wisdon Workshop

The FIG Volunteer Community Surveyor Program is excited to welcome applications to attend the January 2021 Wisdom Workshop - ‘Sustainable Solutions for Land Based Community Problems: Tools and Modern Approaches’, scheduled for 29-30 January online.

   

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Created on 2020-12-21 | Last modified on 2020-12-22

UNESCO Recommendation on Open Sciences - consultation

We ask you to help UNESCO, FIG and The International Science Council (ISC) and give your input to the first draft of their Recommendation on Open Science.

   

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Created on 2020-12-04 | Last modified on 2020-12-04

Open Consultation for the Valuation of Unregistered Land Manual

We ask you to take part in this consultation process which is open until 11 December 2020 and give your comments to the manual

   

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Created on 2020-11-23 | Last modified on 2020-11-27

Watch two webinars on diversity and the SDG's

FIG Vice President Diane Dumashie attended two webinars on diversity in the profession and the the UN Habitat global Agenda "leave no one behind"

   

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Created on 2020-11-18 | Last modified on 2020-11-23

FIG Commission 7 Annual Meeting

FIG Commission 7 Annual Meeting

Join the meeting! The theme of the conference is: Building community resilience: Urban-rural land linkages and strategies to deal with COVID-19. It is free for FIG Delegates and FIG Members and their members

   

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Created on 2020-10-08 | Last modified on 2020-10-08

Dr Arthur L Allan: My FIG Journey

Dr. Artrhur L Allan, FIG Honorary Member

Dr Arthur L Allan Is FIG Honorary member and shares his FIG experiences and involvements with you in this story that he has written at an age of 90.

   

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Created on 2020-09-28 | Last modified on 2020-09-30

Meet FIG at Intergeo

Intergeo Digital 2020

Intergeo goes digital! FIG is pleased to offer free expo tickets to our community. Intergeo is the world's largest event for mapping and surveying professionals and beyond.

   

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Created on 2020-09-24 | Last modified on 2020-10-09

Call for nominations for Chairs Elects for the 10 FIG Commissions

The current Commission Chairs at the FIG Working Week 2019

All member associations are encouraged to consider if you have a qualified candidate. Read more about the nomination and the commissions.

   

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Created on 2020-09-10 | Last modified on 2020-09-10

Opening of the 11th Training Summer School in Naples Italy

FIG President Rudolf Staiger, Maria Scorza and Enrico Rispoli connect with John Hohol, President of FIG Foundation

Despite COVID-19 challenges our Italian colleagues decided to hold this workshop including young colleagues and students from Romania, Turkey, Bulgaria and Italy.

   

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Created on 2020-09-08 | Last modified on 2020-09-08

FIG and GLTN-International Professional Bodies Cluster activities

FIG, as cluster co-lead, is heavily involved in the GLTN cluster activities. This report gives you a short overview of the activities, aims and progress

   

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Created on 2020-08-28 | Last modified on 2020-08-28

FIG Annual Review 2019

Join us in this review of some of all the many tasks, achievements and acitivites of FIG during 2019.

   

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Created on 2020-08-28 | Last modified on 2020-08-28

The FIG Volunteer Community Surveyor Program is back!

FIG Volunteer Community Surveyor Program

VCSP is an innovative volunteer programme that intends to be a powerful driver for both social impact and professional development. The VCSP leverages on the skills, experience, talents and education of young surveyors and matches these competences with the needs of GLTN, particularly in GLTN’s county-level implementation plans and programmes. We are at the moment assembling a group of engaged young surveyors who will be interested in bringing the VCSP Forward.

   

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Created on 2020-07-03 | Last modified on 2020-07-03

We need your input on FIG Governance - Member Consultation 2020

See the two videos

Watch the two video presentations with Key Issues that FIG Task Force on Governance would like your input to - participate now

   

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Created on 2020-06-24 | Last modified on 2020-06-29

Land Consolidation Legislation - FAO Legal Guide and Its Application at Country Level

More than 550 people from across the world took the opportunity to attend the joint FIG and FAO webinar to learn about land consolidation, the legal framework, and its implementation at the country level

   

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Created on 2020-06-22 | Last modified on 2020-06-22

Global land outlook (GLO2) - call for FIG representative on steering committee

Representatives of FIG Members can send a motivated expression of interest to represent FIG for the development of GLO2 - a strategic commun ications product of the UNCCD

   

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Created on 2020-06-10 | Last modified on 2020-07-01

"FIG and Me" - New FIG Publication no. 75

"My Twenty Five Years in the International Surveying arena" is written by FIG Honorary President Earl James and tells his story from the years 1988-1996 as a surveyor with an international agenda and his time in FIG.

   

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Created on 2020-06-09 | Last modified on 2020-06-10

FIG President's report 2020

FIG President Rudolf Staiger at the General Assembly 2019 in Hanoi, Vietnam

Join FIG President Rudolf Staiger in this report of the activities of FIG during the past year. This report should have been presented at the FIG Working Week 2020.

   

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Created on 2020-06-02 | Last modified on 2020-06-02

Webinar: e-Launch of the Guidelines for the formalization of informal constructions

Join FIG Honorary President Chryssy Potsiou in this e-Launch. The publication is a brief, practical and easy-to-read guide, explaining how to structure a program for the formalization of informal constructions.

   

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Created on 2020-06-02 | Last modified on 2020-06-09

The future of our professional work - call to action

FIG Task Force on FIG Governance invites you to participate and share with us your own thinking and your material on the future of our professional work.

   

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Created on 2020-05-29 | Last modified on 2020-06-01

Webinar: Land Consolidation

Join FIG, FAO and LandPortal on 18 June in this webinar on the FAO Legal Guide and its Application at the Country Level

   

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Created on 2020-05-29 | Last modified on 2020-05-29

Habitat Professionals Forum Meeting and Statement on COVID-19

FIG Vice President Diane Dumashie attended the virtual Habitat Professionals Forum meeting in July where three Working Groups were established. The HPF statement on Covid-19 Pandemic builds upon a survey conducted amongst the Habitat Professionals Forum on the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on achieving resilient human settlements

   

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Created on 2020-05-28 | Last modified on 2020-12-08

FIG Working (from home) Week

Get a front row seat for FIG Working Week 2020. Join FIG and the Local Organisers in an article series on the Working Week theme and technical programme/proceedings.

   

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Created on 2020-05-04 | Last modified on 2020-06-18

Share your COVID-19 experiences with GLTN

UN-Habitat-GLTN

FIG has received a request from UN-Habitat-GLTN and encourages you to reply to GLTN.

   

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Created on 2020-04-29 | Last modified on 2020-04-29