FIG News FeedNews from International Federation of Surveyors FIG web site www.fig.neten4/7/2020http://www.fig.net/news/index.aspFIG General Assembly 2020 has been cancelled and postponed to 2021http://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2020/03_ga_cancelled.asphttp://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2020/03_ga_cancelled.asp3/27/2020 1:49:45 PMThe agenda is however still available - have a look at the agenda items and reports

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Geomatics World asks FIG President about the Coronavirus crisishttp://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2020/03_geomatics_world_questions.asphttp://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2020/03_geomatics_world_questions.asp3/25/2020 9:51:37 PMGeomatics World Magazine asks how FIG is dealing with the Coronavirus Crisis - read Rudolf Staigers response

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FIG Working Week 2020 has been cancelled due to COVID-19http://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2020/03_ww-cancellation.asphttp://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2020/03_ww-cancellation.asp3/25/2020 6:21:46 PMThe Dutch organisers and FIG had looked very much forward to welcoming all to Amsterdam to what should have been the highlight of the year 2020

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Global Surveyors' Day - 21 Marchhttp://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2020/03_globalsurveyorsday.asphttp://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2020/03_globalsurveyorsday.asp3/11/2020 2:30:01 PM21 March is Global Surveyors' Day and this is celebrated around the world. How will you be celebrating the day?

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Are you in Washington 18 Marchhttp://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2020/03_washington-com7.asphttp://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2020/03_washington-com7.asp3/9/2020 9:32:14 AMFIG Commission 7 and UNGGIM Academic Network invites you to meet if you are travelling to Washington despite the cancellation of the World Bank Conference

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FIG President Staiger meets with the President of Nigeria and the President of the Senatehttp://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2020/02_nigeria.asphttp://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2020/02_nigeria.asp2/28/2020 5:46:53 PMVisit to FIG members SURCON, NIS and NIQS included induction ceremony of 344 new registered surveyors, meeting with the President of Nigeria, President of the Senate and a visit to the French Embassy to discuss visa applications for Amsterdam.

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Winning the fight against Corruption in the Land Sector: Sustainable Pathway for Africa’s Transformationhttp://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2020/02_clpa.asphttp://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2020/02_clpa.asp2/26/2020 4:55:59 PMVice President Diane Dumashie attends the United Nations Conference on Land Policy in Africa, CLPA-2019 25-29 November 2019 in Abidjan, Ivory Coast.

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Participate in the SSSI National Bushfire Recovery Map-a-thon on 9 Februaryhttp://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2020/02_sssi-mapathon.asphttp://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2020/02_sssi-mapathon.asp2/6/2020 11:33:36 AMHelp our Australian colleagues and participate in this mapathon on 9 February 2020

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Prof. Dr. Dalal Alnaggar passed away on 2 February 2020http://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2020/02_dalal_alnaggar.asphttp://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2020/02_dalal_alnaggar.asp2/3/2020 11:59:35 AMIt is with sadness that we must inform that Prof. Dr. Dalal Alnaggar, Egypt, passed away on 2 February 2020. Prof. Dalal Alnaggar was well known and highly respected within FIG and it is a big loss for the international surveying community.

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FIG and MAPPING THE PLASTIC - Background and Mapathonhttp://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2020/mapping_the_plastic.asphttp://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2020/mapping_the_plastic.asp1/24/2020 12:02:19 PMPlastic in rivers, river systems and deltas is a major problem. Commission 4 on Hydrograpy and the Young Surveyors work on how surveyors can contribute to this topic.

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Two new FIG Membershttp://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2020/01_carlson-CM-AF-montenegro.asphttp://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2020/01_carlson-CM-AF-montenegro.asp1/17/2020 7:41:49 PMAt its meeting on 17 January 2020, FIG Council approved Carlson Software as FIG Corporate Member and Real Estate Administration of Montenegro as affiliate

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14th Meeting of the International Committee on Global Navigation Satellite Systems (ICG-14)http://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2019/12_icg14.asphttp://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2019/12_icg14.asp1/17/2020 7:16:00 PMSuelynn Choy who represented FIG reports from the meeting that took place 9-13 December 2019 in Bangalore, India.

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FIG Young Surveyors Regional Eventshttp://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2019/11_ys_regional_events.asphttp://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2019/11_ys_regional_events.asp1/17/2020 6:35:51 PMDuring the second half of 2019 two Young Surveyors regional events were held - in Europe and in Africa.

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CASLE Golden Jubilee Conference 2019: ‘The surveying profession; past, present and future’http://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2019/09_casle.asphttp://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2019/09_casle.asp1/17/2020 5:49:44 PMFIG Vice President Dr Diane Dumashie attended the CASLE Golden Jubilee Conference held in London, on 12th and 13th September 2019.

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Seminar on geospatial information, ecological environment and sustainable developmentshttp://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2019/12_deqing.asphttp://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2019/12_deqing.asp1/17/2020 5:20:07 PMOn 15-16 December 2019, experts met in the city of Deqing, China, for a meeting on geospatial information, ecological environment and sustainable development. Hans Ni from China reports.

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Webinar - Fit-for-Purpose Land Administration with LADMhttp://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2019/12_esri-webinar.asphttp://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2019/12_esri-webinar.asp11/29/2019 9:29:55 AMESRI has organised a webinar on 4 December - read more and register now

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8th Plenary Meeting of UN-GGIM-AP - Asia Pacific Capacity Development Network Reporthttp://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2019/11_ap_cdn.asphttp://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2019/11_ap_cdn.asp11/28/2019 5:02:11 PMThe FIG Asia Pacific Capcity Development Network (AP CDN) were invited by the President of the United Nations Global Geospatial Information Management for Asia and the Pacific (UN GGIM AP), to participate in its 8th Plenary Meeting held in Canberra – Australia on 3-5 November 2019

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FIG Commission 3 Annual Meeting and Workshop 2019http://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2019/09_com3_event.asphttp://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2019/09_com3_event.asp10/29/2019 6:08:35 PMThe event, held in Romania, addressed the roles of the geospatial community in shaping the future of urban and regional development. Cemal Özgür Kivilcim reports from the event.

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FIG at Intergeo 2019http://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2019/09_intergeo-report.asphttp://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2019/09_intergeo-report.asp10/2/2019 2:36:58 PMFIG was represented with a well visited stand at the 25th Intergeo in Stuttgart. Prior to Intergeo FIG Council held a council meeting.

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Stories of Change - New GLTN Publicationhttp://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2019/10_gltn_stories.asphttp://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2019/10_gltn_stories.asp10/2/2019 10:32:01 AMFIG has been part of the GLTN Network since its start in 2006 and has been involved in the development of the tools that are now being used. Get an insight in the outcomes of selected projects from the GLTN Phase 2 programme.

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Call for Nominations for Vice Presidenthttp://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2019/09_call_nominations-VP.asphttp://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2019/09_call_nominations-VP.asp9/30/2019 7:28:57 PMFIG Council encourages Member Associations to consider nominations for the two positions as FIG Vice President for the term 2021-2024. Election will take place at the Geenral Assembly 2020 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

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