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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 2022-09-18

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

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 2022-09-06

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 2022-08-01

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 2022-08-01

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 2022-08-01

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 2022-08-01

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 2022-08-01

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 2022-04-28

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

FIG and the Sustainable Development Goals - Commission 6

Commission 6 and SDG 6, 7, 9, 11 and 13

Commission Chair Maria Joao Henriques gives her statement on the sustainable development goals in relation to Commission 6 - Engineering Surveys

   

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Created on 2022-03-25 | Last modified on 2022-08-01

Corporate Member of the Month in March: GEo-Tech Surveys Limited, Ghana

Geo-Tech partners with GMX Systems Ltd, Israel and launches a Ghana and Nationwide GNSS Cors Network. Also known for their responsibility training young surveyors.

   

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Created on 2022-03-24 | Last modified on 2022-06-20

First femaile Quantity Surveyor elected 50th President of Ghana Institution of Surveyors

Quantity Surveyor Rosemargaret Esubonteng was elected as the 50th president of the Ghana Institution of Surveyors (GHIS)

   

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Created on 2022-03-24 | Last modified on 2022-04-28

It is Global Surveyors' Day!

Global Surveyors' Day is a way to globally recognize the ground-breakers, pioneers, individuals and the industry that has shaped our history and continues to be the foundation of our communities.

   

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Created on 2022-03-21 | Last modified on 2022-04-29

FIG Mentoring Pilot Programme

FIG Young Surveyors and Africa Regional Network are looking for 25 mentors and 25 mentees to attend this Pilot Mentoring Programme which runs across Africa.

   

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Created on 2022-03-09 | Last modified on 2022-04-28

FIG Council Statement on Ukraine

Please find here a statement from FIG Council on the current situation in Ukraine. Our thoughts and deepest sympathy are with all the citizens of Ukraine and especially our Ukrainian colleagues and members

   

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Created on 2022-03-01 | Last modified on 2022-04-29

Corporate member of the month in February 2022

"Peaceful boundary making" with a generous donation of USD 10,000 through FIG to surveying assistance in Ukraine. Ripro is also known for the true adventure of Little Orca's 5000 Mile Odyssey

   

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Created on 2022-02-25 | Last modified on 2022-02-27

FIG and the Sustainable Development Goals - Commission 9

Commission 9 and SDG 1, 9 and 11

Commission Chair Elect Peter Ache gives his statement on the sustainable development goals in relation to Commission 9 - Valuation and the Management of Real Estate

   

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Created on 2022-02-23 | Last modified on 2022-08-01

Mission Earth

How does your cell phone know where you are right now? How is our planet changing due to geodynamic processes and ongoing climate change? How can these changes be precisely measured from space? Read the review by H. Kutterer

   

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Created on 2022-02-18 | Last modified on 2022-04-29

FIG signs Memorandum of Understanding with Stand for Her Land - S4HL

Stand for Her Land Campaign works on making land rights a reality for millins of women around the world. FIG supports this agenda

   

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Created on 2022-02-03 | Last modified on 2022-04-29

FIG and the Sustainable Development Goals - Commission 2

Commission 2 and SDG 4

Commission Chair David Mitchell gives his statement on the sustainable development goals in relation to Commission 2 - Professional Education

   

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Created on 2022-02-01 | Last modified on 2022-08-01

Volunteer Community Surveyors Program (VCSP) holds Wisdom Workshop

"Our FIG young professionals are truly impactful in community projects that they are involved" says FIG Vice President Diane Dumashie

   

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Created on 2022-02-01 | Last modified on 2022-02-01

FIG Congress 2022 - submit your abstract now

Normally, we are strict on deadlines... However, several have asked for a few days extra to submit their abstract for FIG Congress 2022 in Warsaw, Poland. We have listened to this and have extended the deadline with a week...

   

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Created on 2022-01-27 | Last modified on 2022-04-29

Corporate member of the Month in January 2022

The Corporate Member of the Month in January is our long-term member and partner Geomares, known for GIM Magazine, Hydro International and Geo Matching.

   

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Created on 2022-01-19 | Last modified on 2022-01-19

Fit-for-Purpose Land Administration - Providing Secure Land Rights at Scale

This Special Issue of the open access Land Journal provide 26 articles edited by Prof Stig Enemark, Dr Robin McLaren and Prof Christiaan Lemmen

   

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Created on 2022-01-06 | Last modified on 2022-04-29

FIG Office Workshop - collecting ideas and tasks

FIG Office dedicated a full day to follow up on the substantial work of the FIG Task Force on FIG Governance.

   

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Created on 2022-01-06 | Last modified on 2022-04-29

New Year Greeting from the President

FIG President Rudolf Staiger together with FIG Office wishes all a Happy New Year - see video greeting from the President

   

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Created on 2022-01-03 | Last modified on 2022-04-29

FIG Foundation Grants 2022

FIG Foundation is pleased to announce the grant offerings of FIG Foundation PhD Scholarship, the Academic Research Grant and Grant to support attendance at FIG Congress 2022

   

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Created on 2022-01-03 | Last modified on 2022-01-03

Spatial data for efficient land management

Presentation by Rumyana Tonchovska, UNFAO

At the VI Estern Economic forum Rosreestr, UNECE/Working Party for Land Administration (WPLA), FAO and FIG presented their activities in the panel discussion “Digital Twin. The Future of Spatial Data”

   

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Created on 2021-12-28 | Last modified on 2021-12-28

Seasons greetings from FIG

Seasons Greetings

Seasons greetings to all and a all the best wishes for 2022 - click on our heart and learn more

   

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Created on 2021-12-23 | Last modified on 2021-12-23

Corporate Member of the Month - December 2021

The 'Corporate Member of the Month' in December is GIS/Transport, Ltd, Congratulations! GIS/Transport, Ltd has been a member of FIG since 2017

   

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Created on 2021-12-09 | Last modified on 2021-12-09

FIG and the Sustainable Development Goals

The 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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Created on 2021-11-24 | Last modified on 2021-11-24

FIG Vice President Kwame Tenadu Snr attends 6th Africa Regional Conference

Institution 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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Created on 2021-11-23 | Last modified on 2021-11-23

VCSP - Wisdom Workshop

Volunteer 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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Created on 2021-11-19 | Last modified on 2021-11-19