FIG News FeedNews from International Federation of Surveyors FIG web site www.fig.neten2/26/2021http://www.fig.net/news/index.aspAnnouncement: FIG Foundation Ph.D. Scholarship 2021http://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2021/01_announcement_phd-scholarship.asphttp://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2021/01_announcement_phd-scholarship.asp1/28/2021 11:03:23 AMApply now for the Scholarship - deadline of applications is 1 June 2021. Check the requirements carefully

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FIG Foundation Ph.D. Scholarship 2020 awarded to Kehinde Babalolahttp://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2021/01_phd_foundation_kehinde.asphttp://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2021/01_phd_foundation_kehinde.asp1/28/2021 10:01:35 AMKehinde 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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Dr. Steven Frank has passed awayhttp://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2021/01_steven-frank.asphttp://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2021/01_steven-frank.asp1/26/2021 4:03:27 PMRest in Peace... On 21 January 2021 Steven Frank, former chair of FIG Commission 2 on Professional Education passed away.

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FIG Members get 20% reduction of fees for 2021http://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2021/01_membership-fees.asphttp://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2021/01_membership-fees.asp1/14/2021 9:43:44 AMFIG 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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FIG welcomes two new membershttp://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2021/01_new-members.asphttp://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2021/01_new-members.asp1/13/2021 9:05:00 PMFIG Council has admitted Acronomic and Veterinary Instutie Hassan II and Society of Geodetic Engineers, Geomnatics and Surveyors of Venezuela.

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International Boundaries on Unstable Groundhttp://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2021/01_pub76-boundaries.asphttp://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2021/01_pub76-boundaries.asp1/12/2021 9:27:09 AMNew 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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New Year Greeting from FIG President Staigerhttp://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2021/new-year_greeting_Staiger.asphttp://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2021/new-year_greeting_Staiger.asp1/4/2021 12:04:03 PMListen to the New Year Greeting from FIG President Rudolf Staiger.

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FIG Office wishes youhttp://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2020/12_seasons_greeting.asphttp://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2020/12_seasons_greeting.asp12/21/2020 11:30:45 PMSeasons 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
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Glædelig jul og godt nytår

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UN-Habitat-GLTN Partners Online-Meetinghttp://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2020/12_gltn_partners_meeting.asphttp://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2020/12_gltn_partners_meeting.asp12/21/2020 5:39:05 PMThe 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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Successful side event on Fit for Purpose Land Administration Implementationhttp://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2020/12_ffp_GLTN-side-event.asphttp://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2020/12_ffp_GLTN-side-event.asp12/21/2020 5:19:22 PMThis 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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Publication: Fit-for-Purpose Land Administration for allhttp://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2020/12_ffpla-pub.asphttp://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2020/12_ffpla-pub.asp12/21/2020 2:56:21 PMThis 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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SURCON contributes to FIG and the SDGshttp://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2020/12_surcon.asphttp://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2020/12_surcon.asp12/21/2020 2:22:52 PMSurveyors 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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FIG Commission 7 Annual Meeting 2020 http://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2020/12_com7-meeting.asphttp://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2020/12_com7-meeting.asp12/21/2020 2:06:58 PMFIG Commission 7 conducted its annual meeting in an online format in October. The Proceedings including recordings are now available.

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VCSP Virtual Wisdom Workshop - Invitationhttp://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2020/12_vcsp_wisdomworkshop.asphttp://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2020/12_vcsp_wisdomworkshop.asp12/21/2020 1:26:35 PMThe 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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UNESCO Recommendation on Open Sciences - consultationhttp://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2020/12_unesco_consultation.asphttp://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2020/12_unesco_consultation.asp12/4/2020 9:29:01 AMWe 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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Open Consultation for the Valuation of Unregistered Land Manualhttp://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2020/11_valuation_consultation.asphttp://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2020/11_valuation_consultation.asp11/23/2020 5:35:15 PMWe 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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Watch two webinars on diversity and the SDG'shttp://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2020/11_dumashie_webinars.asphttp://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2020/11_dumashie_webinars.asp11/18/2020 9:08:48 AMFIG 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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FIG Commission 7 Annual Meetinghttp://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2020/10_comm7_annualmeeting.asphttp://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2020/10_comm7_annualmeeting.asp10/8/2020 1:12:42 PMJoin 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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Dr Arthur L Allan: My FIG Journeyhttp://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2020/09_allan_my-FIG-journey.asphttp://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2020/09_allan_my-FIG-journey.asp9/28/2020 4:01:46 PMDr 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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Meet FIG at Intergeohttp://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2020/09_intergeo.asphttp://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2020/09_intergeo.asp9/24/2020 11:36:44 AMIntergeo 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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Call for nominations for Chairs Elects for the 10 FIG Commissionshttp://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2020/09_call_chairs-elects.asphttp://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2020/09_call_chairs-elects.asp9/10/2020 7:47:51 AMAll member associations are encouraged to consider if you have a qualified candidate. Read more about the nomination and the commissions.

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