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Dr. Steven Frank has passed away

Rest in Peace... On 21 January 2021 Steven Frank, former chair of FIG Commission 2 on Professional Education passed away.    ...

FIG Members get 20% reduction of fees for 2021

FIG Council has decided that due to the difficult financial situation caused by the COVID19 pandemic there will be an extraordinary reduction...

FIG welcomes two new members

FIG Council has admitted Acronomic and Veterinary Instutie Hassan II and Society of Geodetic Engineers, Geomnatics and Surveyors of Venezuela.  ...

International Boundaries on Unstable Ground

New FIG publication no 76 edited by Haim Srebro shares methodological knowledge and experience regarding delimitation of international boundar...

New Year Greeting from FIG President Staiger

Listen to the New Year Greeting from FIG President Rudolf Staiger.    ...

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Meeting the President General Assembly 2021

Prof. Dr. Rudolf Staiger was elected President at the General Assembly in May 2018

 Get to know Rudolf...

Read interview with Rudolf Staiger in GIM Magazine January 2019  Read more.

The General Assembly 2021 will take place virtually in June 2021. Further information will be sent out to all members. The General Assembly 2020 was postponed to 2021 so at the General Assembly 2021 there will be agenda items from both 2020 and 2021 incl. elections for

  • Two Vice Presidents
  • Chairs Elects for the ten Commissions
  • Venue for FIG Working Week 2025

Council Work Plan for the term 2019-2022.

FIG Members Article of the Month

FIG has five different levels of membership and two levels of honorary membership. Through different membership categories 121 countries are represented in FIG. The membership categories are:

- Member Associations
- Affiliates
- Corporate Members
- Academic Members
- Correspondents
- Honorary Presidents
- Honorary Members


FIG publishes each month the FIG Article of the Month. This is a high-level paper focusing on interesting topic to all surveyors.

The Article of the Month January is written by  Ryan Keenan et al. A Global Survey of Reference Frame Competency in terms of Education, Training and Capacity Building (ETCB): Results, Analysis and Update This paper presents the results of a survey, and offers a brief analysis of the findings, outlines a summary of the issues and identifies a number of follow-on tasks for the UN-GGIM Subcommittee on Geodesy Read more...

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