FIG News FeedNews from International Federation of Surveyors FIG web site www.fig.neten7/9/2020http://www.fig.net/news/index.aspThe FIG Volunteer Community Surveyor Program is back!http://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2020/06_vcsp_gathering_a_team.asphttp://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2020/06_vcsp_gathering_a_team.asp7/3/2020 9:44:59 AMVCSP 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 GLTNís 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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We need your input on FIG Governance - Member Consultation 2020http://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2020/06_FIGgovernance_member-consultation.asphttp://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2020/06_FIGgovernance_member-consultation.asp6/24/2020 2:20:50 PMWatch the two video presentations with Key Issues that FIG Task Force on Governance would like your input to - participate now

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Land Consolidation Legislation - FAO Legal Guide and Its Application at Country Levelhttp://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2020/06_fao_webinar.asphttp://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2020/06_fao_webinar.asp6/22/2020 12:12:11 PMMore 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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Global land outlook (GLO2) - call for FIG representative on steering committeehttp://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2020/06_glo2_call.asphttp://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2020/06_glo2_call.asp6/10/2020 1:07:42 PMRepresentatives 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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"FIG and Me" - New FIG Publication no. 75http://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2020/06_pub75-fig-and-me.asphttp://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2020/06_pub75-fig-and-me.asp6/9/2020 4:31:26 PM"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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FIG President's report 2020http://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2020/05_pres-report.asphttp://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2020/05_pres-report.asp6/2/2020 8:10:09 AMJoin 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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Webinar: e-Launch of the Guidelines for the formalization of informal constructionshttp://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2020/06_unece-e-launch-webinar.asphttp://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2020/06_unece-e-launch-webinar.asp6/2/2020 8:10:01 AMJoin 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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The future of our professional work - call to actionhttp://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2020/05_governance_call-to-action.asphttp://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2020/05_governance_call-to-action.asp5/29/2020 4:03:17 PMFIG 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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Webinar: Land Consolidationhttp://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2020/05_FAO-FIG-webinar.asphttp://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2020/05_FAO-FIG-webinar.asp5/29/2020 12:12:01 PMJoin 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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Habitat Professionals Forum statement on COVID-19http://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2020/05_hpf_statement_covid19.asphttp://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2020/05_hpf_statement_covid19.asp5/28/2020 1:04:27 PMFIG is one of the members of the Habitat Professionals Forum. The HPF statement on Covid-19 Pandemic builds upon a survey conducted amongst the Habitat Professionals Forum (HPF) and its members on the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on achieving resilient human settlements

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FIG Working (from home) Weekhttp://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2020/05_ww2020_1-intro.asphttp://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2020/05_ww2020_1-intro.asp5/4/2020 2:41:45 PMGet 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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Share your COVID-19 experiences with GLTNhttp://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2020/04_gltn_covid.asphttp://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2020/04_gltn_covid.asp4/29/2020 10:00:02 PMFIG has received a request from UN-Habitat-GLTN and encourages you to reply to GLTN.

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GhIS help fight against Covid-19 pandemic in Ghanahttp://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2020/04_ghis_covid.asphttp://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2020/04_ghis_covid.asp4/29/2020 9:42:24 PMGhana Institution of Surveyors has developed a software that can detect and trace all persons who have tested positive for the novel Coronavirus.GhIS presented a cheque of Ę50,000.00 towards the Covid-19 National Trust Fund.

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FIG Working Week 2020 +1http://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2020/04_ww2020-21.asphttp://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2020/04_ww2020-21.asp4/24/2020 4:51:31 PMFIG Working Week 2020 in the Netherlands will be moved to 2021. The Ghanaian Local Organising Committe has generously offered that FIG Working Week 2021 can take place in the Netherlands.

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Aubrey Barker Fund/FIG Foundation Course Development Grant Recipienthttp://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2020/04_aubrey-barker-fund.asphttp://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2020/04_aubrey-barker-fund.asp4/24/2020 4:11:48 PMGrant recipient has been selected. Congratulations to Dr Trias Aditya, Indonesia for his interesting course project.

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Where to Start? A Guide to Land-Based Finance in Local Governance - New GLTN Publicationhttp://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2020/04_GLTN-guide_land-based_finance.asphttp://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2020/04_GLTN-guide_land-based_finance.asp4/20/2020 12:37:49 PMThis new UN-Habitat / GTLN publication is a Guide that aims to expand the understanding of local leaders on taxes and fees related to land and the advantages of this approach.

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United Nations 10th session of the World Urban Forum (WUF10)http://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2020/02_wuf10.asphttp://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2020/02_wuf10.asp4/14/2020 11:38:00 AMFIG Vice President Diane Dumashie represented FIG at the WUF10 with the theme: Cities of Opportunities: Connecting Culture and Innovation

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FIG 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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