News in 2023

News in 2023

FIG activities at the 12th UN GGIM AP Plenary Meeting

FIG representatives from commission 5, 7, AP CDN and Americas CDN report from the meeting

   

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Created on 2024-01-24 | Last modified on 2024-01-05

Commission 3 and 9 annual meetings "How we gather and deal with our data today"

Register now

You are invited to Malta 5-7 February to attend the commission 3 and 9 meeting, held together with EGOS on Surveying - Registration - Valuation - How we gathered and deal with our data today

   

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Created on 2024-01-24 | Last modified on 2024-01-31

First High-Level Forum Meeting of Presidents of Land Professional Associations in Africa

Amb. Zainab Ali, the Executive Secretary of CISSA being flanked by members of the HLFM steering committee during a working visit to her office

The FIG Africa Regional Network (ARN) organised this first meeting with attendance of more than 70 representatives from Africa as part of the Africa Union meeting

   

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Created on 2024-01-24 | Last modified on 2024-01-31

FIG and the African Union Commission: Building Relationship on the African Continent

FIG President Diane Dumashie attended the 5th Conference on Land Policy in Africa (CLPA).Several FIG activities took place

   

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Created on 2024-01-24 | Last modified on 2024-01-31

FIG Council postpones the election of Commission Chairs Elects for the term 2025-26

The announced election for Vice Presidents continues as planned however election of Chairs Elects will be held in 2025 instead of 2024 - read more about this decision

   

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Created on 2024-01-07 | Last modified on 2024-01-31

"Listening World Tour" - get to know UN-GGCE

Listening World Tour

The United Nations Global Geodetic Centre of Excellence invites to online meetings on 20 February to get more acquainted with the Centre - join us

   

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Created on 2024-01-07 | Last modified on 2024-01-31

Angel Collado, YSN FIG academic affairs representative, attends 2023 EAASI Summit

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The European Association of Aerial Surveying Industries (EAASI) invited our YSN FIG academic affairs representative, Angel Collado, to its annual meeting in Lisbon, Portugal.

   

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Created on 2024-01-05 | Last modified on 2024-01-31

FIG Commission 4 attends two events

The Annual International Federation of Hydrographic Societies and Map the Gaps Symposium incl. the 120th anniversary of the commencement of the General Bathymetric Chart of the Oceans

   

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Created on 2024-01-04 | Last modified on 2024-01-31

FIG President attends IHO-Nippon Foundation 3rd Alumni Seminar 2023

FIG and IHO have close bonds operated through a Memorandum of Understanding and especially with FIG Commission 4 on Hydrography

   

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Created on 2023-12-04 | Last modified on 2024-01-31

Exciting progress of preparations for FIG Working Week 2024

Meeting with the Cocoa Board CEO J B Aidoo

FIG President Diane Dumashie visited Accra Ghana for meetings hereunder engaging with Ghanaian schools, meeting the local organisers, the Cocoa Board CEO and national member meetings

   

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Created on 2023-12-04 | Last modified on 2024-01-31

Promoting FIG Working Week 2024 in China

Co-conference Director Stephen Djaba attended Chintergeo and representatives in Deqing together with FIG Vice President Winnie Shiu

   

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Created on 2023-12-04 | Last modified on 2024-01-31

Global FIG - Real Estate Market Transparency Research Survey

FIG Commission 9 and its partners encourages you to help them and fill in the survey.

   

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Created on 2023-12-04 | Last modified on 2024-01-31

Ask the Engagement Committee...

The call for nominations has been published. Are you in doubt - please contact one (or more) of the members of the Engagement Committee - they are here to help you

   

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Created on 2023-12-04 | Last modified on 2024-01-31

FIG Young Surveyors 4th Regional Meeting Asia

This momentous event brought together 25 young surveyors and professionals from 8 countries with different cultural backgrounds, diverse surveying traditions and varying professional experiences.

   

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Created on 2023-12-04 | Last modified on 2024-01-31

FIG President attends FIG Commission 2 and Commission 7 Annual Meeting 2023

FIG Commission 2 and 7 annual meeting

The overall theme of the meeting was "Digital Transformation for Responsible Land Administration, and more than 100 participants found their way to Deventer, the Netherlands

   

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Created on 2023-11-22 | Last modified on 2024-01-31

FIG Foundation Young Surveyor Grant for FIG Working Week 2024 in Accra, Ghana

FIG Foundation invites Young Surveyors (age 35 or under) to apply for one of the four grants to attend the FIG Working Week 2024.

   

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Created on 2023-11-16 | Last modified on 2024-01-31

Back in Berlin for the large Intergeo fair

Many visited the FIG stand at Intergeo

FIG manned a busy stand and during the three days at the fair FIG representatives met with many vendors and surveyors

   

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Created on 2023-10-31 | Last modified on 2024-01-31

FIG Involvement at ICG-17

FIG attending ICG-17

Chair of Commission 5, Ryan Keenan, attended the 17th meeting of the International Committee for Global Navigation Satellite Systems.

   

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Created on 2023-10-24 | Last modified on 2024-01-31

Strengthening Collaboration with Global Land Tool Network an visit with Institution of Kenya Surveyors

UN-Habitat Gigiri Compound, Nairobi, Kenya, attending the GLTN partners meeting

FIG President Diane Dumashie collaboration with UN-Habitat, GLTN over the period April to October 2023 and FIG members in Nairobi and London over the past six months.

   

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Created on 2023-10-21 | Last modified on 2024-01-31

Call for Nominations: 2 Vice Presidents and 10 Commission Chairs Elects

FIG Council invites member associations to consider nominations for the honorary positions of two Vice Presidents for the term 2025-28 and Chairs Elects for the 10 Commissions 2024-26

   

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Created on 2023-09-28 | Last modified on 2024-01-31

Meet FIG at stand D3.037

Meet FIG at stand D3.037

When Intergeo opens its doors on 10 October 2023 FIG will be ready to meet you. Secure your ticket through FIG.

   

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Created on 2023-09-27 | Last modified on 2024-01-31

Call for action: The UN-Habitat Roadmap to Recovery - Harnessing the Power of FIG to Meet Global Challenges

Habitat Professionals Forum

Would you be interested to discuss the ways in which the power of our land, natural and bult environment professional community can be further harnessed in implementing the Roadmap.

   

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Created on 2023-09-27 | Last modified on 2024-01-31

FIG Council establishes new Regional Network

The regions in the FIG Americas Network

The third FIG Regional Network covers the Americas region. At the General Assembly 2023 representatives from the region encouraged FIG Council to establish such network.

   

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Created on 2023-09-26 | Last modified on 2024-01-31

Eight FIG Foundation Grant Recipients selected

FIG Foundation with Young Surveyors Asia Pacific have selected 8 Young Surveyors to attend the 4th YS Meeting in Korea in November 2023. Congratulations!

   

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Created on 2023-09-21 | Last modified on 2024-01-31

First High-Level Forum Meeting of Presidents of Land Professional Associations in Africa

Presidents and other relevant stakeholders engaged in geospatial information management in Africa are invited to this First High-Level Forum Meeting (HLFM)

   

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Created on 2023-09-14 | Last modified on 2024-01-31

Survey on Academic Education in Land Surveying/Geomatics

Please fill in this survey that has been prepared by FIG Commission 2

   

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Created on 2023-09-14 | Last modified on 2024-01-31

FIG at the 9th Session of the United Nations Global Geospatial Information Management: Africa

Paula Dijkstra, Chair of FIG Task Force on FIG-SDG and Mohammed Mamman Kabir Chair of FIG ARN represented FIG in Cape Town for the UNGGIM meeting and 31st International Cartographic Conference.

Paula Dijkstra and Mohammed Mamman Kabir represented FIG in Cape Town at the UNGGIM Africa meeting that was held

   

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Created on 2023-09-12 | Last modified on 2024-01-31

FIG Young Surveyors Network Asia and the Pacific 4th Regional Meeting

The meeting takes place 9-10 November 2023 in Seoul, South Korea. The Young Surveyors are looking forward to greeting you there

   

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Created on 2023-09-07 | Last modified on 2024-01-31

13th Session of the UN Committee of Experts on UN-GGIM

FIG President Diane Dumashie and several members of the FIG Community attended the 13th Session of the UN Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM)

   

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Created on 2023-09-02 | Last modified on 2024-01-31

Climate Compass Task Force Webinar

Join the webinar on 11 October: Let's move beyond business as usual - talking about climate resilience and fit-for-purpose surveying for land, water and marine. Register now

   

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Created on 2023-08-15 | Last modified on 2024-01-31

Fraud emails - take care

Take care of Fraud emails

Currently, emails are being sent out in the name of FIG President Diane Dumashie asking for "your help". Please do not respond to these emails - the email address is generic and not related to FIG.

   

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Created on 2023-08-07 | Last modified on 2024-01-31

"Howdy" - FIG Working Week 2023 - report

FIG Working Week 2023 opening cerermony

The national host NSPS welcomed participants from near and far to join in the many and varied activities of this years Working Week in Orlando, Florida

   

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Created on 2023-07-28 | Last modified on 2024-01-31

FIG General Assembly 2023 - report

The new work plans and ideas for the coming terms were introduced at the General Assembly which also included introduction of new members, a new honorary president and honorary member.

   

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Created on 2023-07-28 | Last modified on 2024-01-31

President Diane Dumashie attends 2023 ESRI National Geospatial Executive Forum and User Conference

As panelist in the National Geospatial Executive Forum President Dumashie gave a summary report of take-aways from the day

   

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Created on 2023-07-28 | Last modified on 2024-01-31

Intergeo 2023 - the latest updates from the surveying and geospatial industry

Through FIG you can secure your free ticket to the large fair Intergeo that will take place 10-12 October 2023 in Berlin, Germany

   

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Created on 2023-07-20 | Last modified on 2024-01-31

Digital Transformation for Responsible Land Administration

FIG Commission 2 and 7 are inviting to their annual meeting 2-4 October 2023 in the Netherlands. Read more about the event

   

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Created on 2023-07-18 | Last modified on 2024-01-31

Strategy Workshop on Women's Land Rights and the Rio Conventions

The Workshop aimed to build synergy and a shared understanding attended by UN organisations, Governments, and not-for-profit organisations.

   

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Created on 2023-07-13 | Last modified on 2024-01-31

2nd International Land Management Conference

Hosted by LINK (Land-International Network of Knowledge) at University of West England (UWE), Bristol, UK, 11-12 June 2023

   

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Created on 2023-07-07 | Last modified on 2024-01-31

Romanian Surveying Week

Vice president Kwame Tenadu Snr attends the Romanian Geodesy Week and the General Assembly of the council of European Geodetic Surveyors (CLGE) in Oradea – Romania from the 10 – 13 May 2023

   

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Created on 2023-07-07 | Last modified on 2024-01-31

FIG Working Week 2027 in Stavanger Norway

Steinar Wergeland, Norway, and Ganesh Prasad Bhatta, Nepal

At the General Assembly 2023 FIG Member Associations elected Stavanger, Noway as destination for FIG Working Week 2027. Thanks to the two bidders from Nepal and Norway.

   

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Created on 2023-06-23 | Last modified on 2024-01-31

Enhancing Surveying Education through Blended Learning

A new FIG Publication has been published - no 81 including guidance on good practices in implementing blended learning in surveying education

   

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Created on 2023-05-23 | Last modified on 2024-01-31

FIG at UNECE Working Party on Land Administration

FIG was well represented at the Thirteenth Session of the UNECE Working Party on Land Administration, 4 and 5 April 2023, Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland

   

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Created on 2023-05-23 | Last modified on 2024-01-31

Join a Global Climate Community

Several sessions at the FIG Working Week are around climate. Join the special session organised by the Task Force and see the other sessions

   

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Created on 2023-05-23 | Last modified on 2024-01-31

FIG Mentoring Programme for Africa - 2023

Mentoring Programme

FIG Africa Regional Network and FIG Young Surveyors are happy to announce the 2023 FIG Mentoring Programme for Africa that will run between June and September 2023.

   

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Created on 2023-05-08 | Last modified on 2024-01-31

FIG General Assembly 2023- Agenda

FIG General Assembly 2023 - Agenda

The 46th FIG General Assembly will include the Work Plans of FIG Council and Commissions, four new task forces, and two member associations have submitted bids for the FIG Working Week 2027.

   

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Created on 2023-05-01 | Last modified on 2024-01-31

Happy 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 2023-04-20 | Last modified on 2024-01-31

The United Nations Global Geodetic Centre of Excellence is opened!

UN Global Geodetic Centre of Excellence in Bonn, Germany

The official opening of UN-GGCE took place on 29 March 2023. Chair of FIG Commission 5, Ryan Keenan has been invited as an inaugural member of the International Advisory Committee

   

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Created on 2023-04-16 | Last modified on 2024-01-31

Global Surveyors Day: FIG President Diane Dumashie invited by FGF to attend the 2023 Global Surveyors' celebrations in Paris

Global Surveyors Day is an annual celebration to bring global recognition to the pioneers, individuals and industry who shaped the history of Earth measurement and who continue to be the foundation of the surveying community.

   

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Created on 2023-04-04 | Last modified on 2024-01-31

FIG Foundation Young Surveyor Grant Recipients

FIG Foundation and Young Surveyors have found the four Grant Recipients to attend the FIG Working Week 2023 and Young Surveyors meeting in Orlando, Florida. Congratulations!

   

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Created on 2023-04-04 | Last modified on 2024-01-31

FIG President Diane Dumashie attends the belgium Surveyors Celebration of the Belgium Parliament Vote

The special celebration was a historic moment ensuring that the Belgian property surveyors are fully recognised in the statute books

   

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Created on 2023-04-03 | Last modified on 2024-01-31

Reflections on UN CSW67

Claire Buxton represented FIG Commission 7 at the UN Compound in New York in a session on Innovation and Digital Technology - A facilitator to Secure Land Tenure and Natural Resources for All organised by S4HL (Stand for Her Land) during the Commission of the Status of Women CSW67.

   

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Created on 2023-03-20 | Last modified on 2024-01-31

Preparations for the FIG Working Week 2023 in Orlando

The local organisers are looking forward to welcoming all in May 2023

FIG President Diane Dumashie paid a visit to Orlando, Florida to meet with the local organisers from NSPS. An exciting Working Week programme is taking shape and is awaiting all attendees.

   

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Created on 2023-03-04 | Last modified on 2024-01-31

Administrative meetings in the FIG Office in Copenhagen

FIG Council in Copenhagen

FIG Council as well as all commission chairs met in a cold but sunny Copenhagen in February for the planning of this term of office

   

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Created on 2023-03-04 | Last modified on 2024-01-31

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 2023-02-17 | Last modified on 2024-01-31

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 2023-02-04 | Last modified on 2024-01-31

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 2023-01-27 | Last modified on 2024-01-31