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Meeting and cooperation with International Cost Engineering Council (ICEC)

FIG and ICEC representatives

FIG President Diane Dumashie and Vice President Kwame Tenadu met with representatives from ICEC to re-vitalise the MoU between the two organisations

   

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Created on 2023-02-03 | Last modified on 2023-02-04

Preparatory meeting for FIG Working Week 2024

FIG Working Week 2024

The Local Organising Committee for the Working Week 2024 with Co-Congress Director Stephen Djaba in the lead has already worked intensely on the preparations for the FIG Wokring Week 2024.

   

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Created on 2023-01-26 | Last modified on 2023-01-27

Joint workshop Commissions 3 + 8, Athens December 2022

Joint workshop Commissions 3 + 8, Athens December 2022

In December the joint workshop took place as the first edition of the "International Scientific Conferences of European Surveyors";

   

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Created on 2023-01-17 | Last modified on 2023-01-17

Seasons greeting from FIG Office

It 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 2022-12-23 | Last modified on 2022-12-23

Dr. Haim Srebro receives award for his work on boundary-making practice

Raymond Milefsky Award Dr. Haim Srebro

IBRU has awarded its fifth annual Raymond Milefsky Award to Dr. Haim Srebro, after being nominated by FIG.

   

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Created on 2022-12-22 | Last modified on 2022-12-22

National Land Conference 2022, Ghana

National Land Conference 2022, Ghana

A four-day conference on land was held in Accra Ghana to highlight the implementation of the recently promulgated laws on land management and physical planning for sustainable development

   

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Created on 2022-12-22 | Last modified on 2022-12-22

Recipient of the FIG Foundation PhD Scholarship 2021 finished PhD

PhD Scholarship 2021

Dogus Guler finished his PhD at the Geomatics Engineering Department of Instanbul Technical University, Türkiye

   

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Created on 2022-12-14 | Last modified on 2022-12-14

FIG and the Sustainable Development Goals - Commission 8

Commission 8 and the SDG's

Commission Chair Marije Louwsma gives her Statement on the sustainable development goals in relation to Commission 8 - Spatial Planning and Development

   

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Created on 2022-12-13 | Last modified on 2022-12-13

FIG President Elect Diane Dumashie attends VIII CLGE Conference "Blue Surveying"

As part of the TOPCART Congress in Sevilla, Spain, CLGE held a conference and General Assembly as well as the FIG Commission 7 annual meeting.

   

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Created on 2022-11-18 | Last modified on 2022-11-18

"Having Ice in the Stomach" or 22 years of FIG - FIG Hand-Over Event

Current President Rudolf Staiger with incoming President Diane Dumashie and Honorary President Stig Enemark at the hand over ceremony.

The German Association DVW hosted a hand-over event marking the transition to the new council with Diane Dumashie as incoming President

   

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Created on 2022-11-11 | Last modified on 2022-11-23

Back at Intergeo

Tim Burch and Kwame Tenadu promoted FIG Working Weeks 2023 and 2024 at Intergeo 2022

FIG was represented with a stand at Intergeo 2022 in Essen, Germany having the opportunity to promote FIG activities and also the future conferences, especially the Working Weeks 2023 and 24 in Florida and Ghana

   

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Created on 2022-11-04 | Last modified on 2022-11-18

FIG at UNWGIC 2022

UNWGIC 2022 was held in Hyderabad, India. FG was represented by FIG President Rudolf Staiger and Hartmut Müller, Commission 3 who had organised a well-attended side event on The Importance of Land Administration for the Implementation of the SDGs.

   

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Created on 2022-11-02 | Last modified on 2022-11-02

FIG Congress 2022 - report

The local Polish organisers had planned an remarkable and memorable Congress, and it was a joy to meet participants who managed to travel to Warsaw, Poland for the FIG Congress.

   

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Created on 2022-10-14 | Last modified on 2022-12-23

VCSP in-Country deployment and e-Volunteering opportunities

VCSP shares information about an in-Country Deployment opportunity in Uganda, Kenya and Namibia, a Mentor position and the e-Volunteering Mapathon.

   

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Created on 2022-10-14 | Last modified on 2022-10-14

FIG General Assembly 2022 report

FIG General Assembly 2022 took place over three sessions - one online, and two onsite in Warsaw Poland and included elections for President and two Vice Presidents.

   

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Created on 2022-10-14 | Last modified on 2022-12-23

Call for bids for FIG Working Week 2027

Will you be our host in 2027? FIG Council announces the bidding material for the FIG Working Week 2027. All member associations are encouraged to consider to submit a bid. Election of the destination will take place at the Working Week 2023 and General Assembly in Orlando, Florida.

   

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Created on 2022-10-13 | Last modified on 2022-10-13

Meet FIG at Intergeo 2022 in Essen

You will find FIG in Hall 2, C2.020 18-20 October 2022 in Essen, Germany, together with other organisations

   

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Created on 2022-10-12 | Last modified on 2022-10-15

Land administration systems go digital - two FAO, UN and FIG publications

These new publications examine the state-of-play and future directions for digital transformation in land administration in the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) region and beyond.

   

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Created on 2022-10-12 | Last modified on 2022-11-23

Commission 3 + 8 workshop, 13-14 December in Greece

FIG Commission 3 and 8 together with EGoS invite you to the 1st edition of the Internatinal Scientific Conferences of European Surveyors

   

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Created on 2022-10-11 | Last modified on 2022-12-12

New FIG publication no 79 on Land Consolidation

This new FIG Publication prepared by FIG Commission 8 aims to provide an overview of relevant topics for land consolidation practice.

   

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Created on 2022-10-10 | Last modified on 2022-10-14

New FIG publication no 78 on Geospatial Data in the 2020s

New FIG Publication sheds light on several areas where geospatial data can be particularly useful in supporting the path to sustainability in the 2020s.

   

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Created on 2022-10-10 | Last modified on 2022-10-14

FIG and the Sustainable Development Goals - Commission 3

Commission 3 and the SDG's

Commission Chair Hartmut Müller gives his Statement on the sustainable development goals in relation to Commission 3 - Spatial Information Management

   

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Created on 2022-10-10 | Last modified on 2022-12-13

FIG Commission 7 Annual Meeting 2022

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This year FIG Commission 7 annual meeting will be held at the Barceló Sevilla Renacimiento, Sevilla, Spain, from 25-27 October 2022.

   

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Created on 2022-09-30 | Last modified on 2022-10-14

New President and two Vice Presidents elected

Voting results

On Thursday 15 September 2022 the General Assembly elected Diane Dumashie President of FIG for the term 2023-26 with two new Vice Presidents. See the voting results.

   

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Created on 2022-09-13 | Last modified on 2022-12-23

Impressions of the FIG congress 2022, Warsaw

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The FIG Congress 2022 in Warsaw is in full swing! See the first impressions here!

   

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Created on 2022-09-13 | Last modified on 2022-09-14

FIG and the Sustainable Development Goals - Standards Network

The Standards Network and the SDG's

Chair of the Standard Network David Martin gives his Statement on the sustainable development goals in relation to the Standards Network

   

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Created on 2022-09-12 | Last modified on 2022-12-13

Join the online General Assembly session 1 on 4 September

Evenea email with your unique link

Do you have an interest in what FIG is doing and what is happening in and around FIG. Then spend two hours on Sunday in good company with fellow surveyors from all around the world.

   

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Created on 2022-09-01 | Last modified on 2022-09-05

Get to know the candidates

Meet the President and Vice President candidates - see their introduction videos and read more about them here

   

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Created on 2022-09-01 | Last modified on 2022-09-12

Save the Date: 28 May - 1 June 2023 FIG Working Week, Orlando, Florida USA

Save the Date Working Week 2023

FIG and NSPS are currently working on the call for papers. Be prepared to send in your abstract once the abstract submission has opened!

   

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Created on 2022-08-22 | Last modified on 2022-08-24

New FIG Affiliate Member: LEPL National Agency of Public Registry, Georgia

National Agency of Public Registry, Georgia

FIG is pleased to announce their new Affiliate Member from Georgia: LEPL National Agency of Public Registry Under the Ministry of Justice of Georgia

   

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Created on 2022-08-22 | Last modified on 2022-08-23

FIG-President Rudolf Staiger attended the 12th Expert Group Meeting on UN-GGIM

FIG President Rudolf Staiger at the UN meeting in New York

At the UN-GGIM meeting it was informed that two new centres will be installed and that ECOSOC has agreed to allocate more resources to GGIM. FIG president also met with the new affiliate member of FIG

   

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Created on 2022-08-19 | Last modified on 2022-08-24

Presidents of Ghana Member Associations meet FIG Council

Two Ghanaian Presidents meet with two FIG Vice Presidents

FIG Vice Presidents Diane Dumashie and Kwame Tenadue received a warm welcome from Presidents Rosemargaret Esubonteng and Samuel Larbi Darko. The two member associations are local hosts of FIG Working Week 2024

   

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Created on 2022-08-19 | Last modified on 2022-08-19

FIG Vice President attends United Nations 11th session of the World Urban Forum

Diane Dumashie attended the World Urban Forum with the theme Transforming our Cities for a Better Urban Future.

   

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Created on 2022-08-08 | Last modified on 2022-08-09

FIG and the Sustainable Development Goals - Commission 1

Commission 1 and SDG 5 and 16

Commission Chair Winnie Shiu gives her Statement on the sustainable development goals in relation to Commission 1 - Professional Standards and Practice

   

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Created on 2022-08-01 | Last modified on 2022-12-13

FIG General Assembly Agenda

The 45th General Assembly will take place both online and onsite and will include election of new President and two new Vice Presidents. Read about the procedure and submit your comments to the agenda items.

   

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Created on 2022-07-26 | Last modified on 2022-08-27

Corporate Member of the month July: Esri

Corporate Member of the Month July Esri will organize a free workshop focused on the ArcGIS Parcel Fabric as a pre-event for the FIG Congress 2022 in Warsaw.

   

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Created on 2022-07-19 | Last modified on 2022-07-20

FIG and the Sustainable Development Goals - Commission 5

Commission 5 and SDG 1, 2 and 11

Commission Chair Dan Roman gives his Statement on the sustainable development goals in relation to Commission 5 - Positioning and Measurement

   

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Created on 2022-07-14 | Last modified on 2022-12-13

GIM Magazine: May the best candidate win!

In the latest issue of GIM Magazine the thee candidates for President have been ased questions on the profession, the role of the surveyor and the surveying industry and how they see the future.

   

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Created on 2022-07-08 | Last modified on 2022-07-08

FIG and the Sustainable Development Goals - Africa Regional Network

The Africa Regional Network and SDG 1, 2,11, 14, 15 and 16

Chair of the Africa Regional Network Jennifer Whittal gives her Statement on the sustainable development goals in relation to the Africa Regional Network

   

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Created on 2022-06-22 | Last modified on 2022-12-13

Corporate Member of the Month June: Geo Reference Engineering Consultants

The Corporate Member of the Month June is our member Geo Reference, an engineering consultancy firm specialized in provision of topographic, planimetric and cadastral mapping.

   

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Created on 2022-06-20 | Last modified on 2022-06-20

FIG General Assembly 2022

We are facing a very exciting General Assembly in 2022 with elections for President and two Vice Presidents. Here is an introduction to what awaits you, online and onsite.

   

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Created on 2022-05-31 | Last modified on 2022-08-27

FIG attending the Geospatial World Forum

Meeting Trimble representatives in the exhibition

FIG was represented ath the Geospatial World Forum in Amsterdam by FIG President Rudolf Staiger. Tomasz Malinovsky representing the local organising committee for FIG Congress 2022 was busy in the exhibition.

   

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Created on 2022-05-31 | Last modified on 2022-06-02

FIG and the Sustainable Development Goals - Young Surveyors Network

The young Surveyors Network and SDG 1, 4, 5, 6 and 11

Chair of the Young Surveyors Network Kwabena Asiama gives his Statement on the sustainable development goals in relation to the Young Surveyors Network

   

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Created on 2022-05-30 | Last modified on 2022-12-13

Preparations for FIG Working Week 2023 in Orlando, Florida

FIG Working Week 2023 will take place in Orlando, Florida

The local organisers from NSPS, representatives from NSPS Florida and FIG met in the middle of Disney World at Signia by Hilton - Orlando Bonnet Creek.

   

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Created on 2022-04-29 | Last modified on 2022-05-02

Aubrey Barker Fund Golden Jubilee Prize

In celebration of 50 years of operation, the Aubrey Barker Fund is hosting the Golden Jubilee Prize to further raise awareness the survey and land economy professions and their contribution to a sustainable world.

   

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Created on 2022-04-27 | Last modified on 2022-04-29

The VII Croatian Congress and 10th Workshop on the Land Administration Domain Model

The VII. Croatian Congress on cadastre was held this year between March 31st and April 2nd in Dubrovnik. In conjunction with the Congress of Croatian Cadastral Surveyors, the 10th Workshop for the Land Administration Domain Model was organised.

   

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Created on 2022-04-06 | Last modified on 2022-04-28

FIG and the Sustainable Development Goals - Commission 10

Commission 10 and SDG 9

Commission Chair Alan Muse gives his Statement on the sustainable development goals in relation to Commission 10 - Construction Economics and Management    

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Created on 2022-04-06 | Last modified on 2022-12-13

Registration FIG Congress 2022 has opened

Register now for the FIG Congress 2022 in Warsaw, Poland and prepare your trip. Early Bird fee until 10 May 2022. Special room price at conference hotel.

   

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Created on 2022-04-01 | Last modified on 2022-11-18

General Assembly election for President and Vice Presidents

The last time the General Assembly met in person was 2019 in Hanoi, Vietnam

FIG Council has received nominations for three candidates for the position of President and four candidates for the two Vice President posts

   

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Created on 2022-03-30 | Last modified on 2022-06-13

New leadership in FIG Africa Regional Network

FIG Council has appointed Mohammad Mamman Kabir chair of the Africa Regional Netwok. Read more news from ARN

   

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Created on 2022-03-30 | Last modified on 2022-04-29

Two new FIG Foundation directors appointed

Meet the two new members of the board: Jennifer Whittal, South Africa, and Bryn Fosburgh, USA

   

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Created on 2022-03-30 | Last modified on 2022-04-29