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New FIG Publication: Best Practices 3D Cadastres

New Publication no 72

FIG Commission 3 and 7 Work Group on 3D cadastres has been active since 2010. It is a pleasure to present the result of this work collected in this FIG Publication with Best Practices. It is available both in a short FIG pulication version and a long, extended version.

   

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Created on 2019-03-04 | Last modified on 2019-03-04

FIG Partnership Working within the Global Land Tool Network: Annual Steering Committee Meeting

Vice President Diane Dumashie represented FIG at the GLTN Steering Committee meeting as co-lead of the Professional Cluster during the term 2019-20.

   

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Created on 2019-03-03 | Last modified on 2019-03-07

The Association of Polish Surveyors SGP celebrated its 100th anniversary

FIG President Rudolf Staiger participated in the celebration which also marked his first official appearance as FIG President

   

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Created on 2019-03-03 | Last modified on 2019-03-06

Vice President Dr.Orhan Ercan awarded as the "Istanbul Congress Ambassador"

FIG Vice President Dr Orhan Ercan was Co-Congress Director of FIG Congress 2018 that brought the General Assembly and dleegates from all over the world to Istanbul, Turkey.

   

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Created on 2019-03-03 | Last modified on 2019-03-06

Interview with FIG President Rudolf Staiger in GIM International Magazine

FIG President Rudolf Staiger

Get to know FIG President Rudolf Staiger better through this personal interview in GIM Magazine

   

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Created on 2019-03-01 | Last modified on 2019-03-01

Thank You Greeting from President Chryssy Potsiou for the term 2015-2018

As we have approached the end of 2018, which coincides with the end of my presidency in the International Federation of Surveyors (FIG), I wish to thank each one of you for being part of this experience...

   

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Created on 2019-01-03 | Last modified on 2019-03-06

ESRI/FIG Free Webinar: Modernizing Land Administration Systems

Sign up for the free ESRI/FIG Webinar now. The webinar takes place 10 January.

   

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Created on 2018-12-28 | Last modified on 2019-01-17

FIG Office wishes you

FIG is all about networking

Seasons 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
새해 복많이 받으세요!
Glædelig jul og godt nytår

   

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Created on 2018-12-21 | Last modified on 2019-01-17

FIG at United nations World Geospatial Information Congress

At UNWGIC FIG was involved in several activites during the congress and had also the possibility to pay a visit to Wuhan University,

   

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Created on 2018-12-18 | Last modified on 2019-03-03

Report from FIG Asia/Pacific Capacity Development Network

Chair of FIG Asia/Pacific Capacity Building Network, Rob Sarib attended UNWGIC in Deqing, China. The highlight session for FIG APCDN was “Operationalizing the UN Integrated Geospatial Information Framework”.

   

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Created on 2018-12-13 | Last modified on 2019-01-17

Celebration of FIG 140 Anniversary and hand over ceremony

Five FIG Presidents...

FIG President Chryssy Potsiou had organised a very special event that included both a celebration of the 140th anniversary of FIG, many interesting presentations and a hand over ceremony.

   

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Created on 2018-11-30 | Last modified on 2019-01-17

The thirteenth meeting of the Internatoinal Committee on Global Navigation Satellite Systems (ICG-13)

ICG-13

FIG is an Associate Member of the ICG and has been involved since the start. Mikael Lilje, Suelynn Choy and Matt Higgins were there as the FIG representatives to UNOOSA and to ICG. Mikael is FIG liaison to UNOOSA and Suelynn acted as FIG’s co-chair for Working Group D on Reference Frames, Timing and Applications. Matt has been involved in ICG since its start and acted a co-chair for Working Group D.

   

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Created on 2018-11-30 | Last modified on 2019-01-17

Working Week 2021 in Accra Ghana - preparation visit

The organising Committee for FIG Working Week 2021

FIG Vice President Diane Dumashie and Director Louise Friis-Hansen visited the lively and nice city of Accra, Ghana for the preparations for the Working Week 2021.

   

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Created on 2018-11-30 | Last modified on 2019-01-17

Cooperation agreement among Surveyors, Civil Engineers and Architects

FIG President Chryssy Potsiou signs the cooperation agreement together with the presidents from UIA and ECCE.

On 9 November 2018 FIG President signed a cooperation agreement with the International Union of Architects (UIA) and the European Council of Civil Engineers (ECCE).

   

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Created on 2018-11-16 | Last modified on 2019-01-17

FIG at Chintergeo 2018

Orhan Ercan at Chintergeo

FIG Vice President Orhan Ercan represented FIG at this year's Chintergeo. FIG was also attending with a stand, manned by the host of the FIG Working Week 2019 in Hanoi, Vietnam.

   

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Created on 2018-11-16 | Last modified on 2019-01-17

Intergeo 2018

Welcome to the FIG Stand

FIG had a well-visited stand at Intergeo 2018 and met with many both members and potential members of FIG.

   

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Created on 2018-11-16 | Last modified on 2019-01-17

FIG Vice President Orhan Ercan attends Euroasian GIS Congress 2018

FIG Vice President Orhan Ercan atthe Opening Ceremony

The Congress held on 4-7 September 2018 in Baku Axerbaijan showed that it is necessary to implement works on identification and prevention of different problems through taking big advantages enabled by Geographic Information Systems, usable in analyzing sustainable socio-economic development of regions and countries.

   

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Created on 2018-11-15 | Last modified on 2019-01-17

Celebration of FIG 140th anniversary and handover

Celebration

On Friday, 9 November 2018 the 140 anniversary of FIG will be marked together with a handover event marking the end of the term of the current FIG President Chryssy Potsiou, Greece (2015-2018) to President elect Rodulf Staiger, Germany, will will take over the FIG presidency on 1 January 2019.

   

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Created on 2018-10-30 | Last modified on 2019-01-17

Meet FIG at stand 12.1A.046 at Intergeo

FIG stand at Intergeo 2017 i Berlin

FIG has booked a stand at Intergeo in Frankfurt 16 - 18 October 2018. Come and visit incoming President Rudolf Staiger, as well as Claudia and Louise from FIG Office.

   

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Created on 2018-10-14 | Last modified on 2019-01-17

Call for Bids for FIG Working Week 2023

FIG Council announces the bidding material for the Working Week 2023. All member associations are encouraged to consider to submit a bid. Election of the destination will take place at the Working Week and General Assembly 2023 in Hanoi, Vietnam.

   

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Created on 2018-10-12 | Last modified on 2019-01-17

Framework for Costing and Financing Land Aministration Services - CoFLAS

FIG and UN-Habitat/GLTN (Global Land Tool Network) have launched a new decision-support tool for land administration to assist the modernizing the budgetary approach.

   

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Created on 2018-10-02 | Last modified on 2019-01-17

Report from the Reference Frame in Practice Seminar

Vice Chair of PGSC making her opening address

The FIG Asia Pacific Capacity Development Network (AP CDN) convened another successful seminar. The event was a result of discussions held at the FIG Congress in Istanbul at the AP CDN open meeting.

   

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Created on 2018-10-01 | Last modified on 2019-01-17

Join the Celebration of FIG 140th Anniversary and Hand Over

FIG President Prof. Potsiou invites you to a special event

FIG outgoing President Prof. Chryssy Potsiou has the pleasure to invite you to a festive celebration of FIG 9 November in Athens and tafe2018 7-9 November. Come and join.

   

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Created on 2018-09-30 | Last modified on 2019-01-17

FIG Office welcomes delegation from China

Heads of delegation Wu Yupeng (left) from Ministry of Natural Resources and Zhao Song, China Land Surveying and Planning Institute, CLSPI (right) with FIG Director Louise Friis-Hansen

On a cool and windy day, 21 representatives from China paid a visit to the FIG office in Copenhagen to learn about the work of FIG.

   

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Created on 2018-09-27 | Last modified on 2019-01-17

CASLE Jubilee Year 2019 - lauch event

FIG Vice President Diane Dumashie attends the launch of the Commonwealth Association of  Surveying and Land Economy, Golden Jubilee Year in 2019

   

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Created on 2018-09-27 | Last modified on 2019-01-17

Council meeting in Copenhagen

The last face-to-face meeting of the current council

FIG Council held its last face-to-face meeting in Copenhagen to finalise pending issues. In connection the incoming council held a teambuilding workshop.

   

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Created on 2018-09-27 | Last modified on 2019-01-17

Two new FIG Publications

FIG Publication 70 and 71

Publication 70: Africa Regional Network 2015-2018 and Publication 71: FIG Guidance on Professional Competencies.

   

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Created on 2018-09-04 | Last modified on 2019-01-17

Celebration of 250 year anniversary of the Surveying Profession in Denmark

An inspiring day was organised in Aalborg to celebrate the 250th anniversary of the Surveying Profession in Denmark.

   

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Created on 2018-09-03 | Last modified on 2019-01-17

Africa Regional Network Workshop 2018 in Botswana

Africa Regional Network Workshop 2018 in Botswana

The theme of this years ARN workshop is: Geospatial Technology Impacts: Shifting the Paradigm in Africa" and will take place in Gaborone, Botswana 17-19 October. Young Surveyors organise a meeting on 16 October 2018.

   

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Created on 2018-08-28 | Last modified on 2019-01-17

FIG Foundation Grants for 2019

FIG Foundation Grants for 2019

Details of the FIG Foundation Academic Grant and PhD Scholarship 2019 competitions are now on the FIG Foundation site.

   

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Created on 2018-08-07 | Last modified on 2019-01-17

Call for Papers for FIG Working Week 2019

FIG Working Week 2019 will take place 22-26 April 2019. Do not miss the opportunity to attend. The call for papers is now out - please note the deadlines for your submission of abstract for regular paper and submission of full paper for peer review papers.

   

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Created on 2018-07-31 | Last modified on 2019-01-17

RISM 20th International Surveyors Congress

FIG Vice President Rudolf Staiger was invited to give a keynote speech at the 20th International Surveyors’ Congress in Kuala Lumpur. Malaysia.

   

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Created on 2018-07-24 | Last modified on 2019-01-17

Minutes from FIG General Assembly 2018

Presidents and Heads of Delegations at the Presidents Meeting

The minutes from the General Assembly 6 and 11 May 2018 in Istanbul, Turkey, are now available.

   

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Created on 2018-07-20 | Last modified on 2019-01-17

FIG Congress 2018 Report

In Memory of the FIG Congress 2018

More than 2300 participants found their way to Istanbul for the FIG Congress 2018 to learn, exchange, network, meetg and greet new and old colleagues from 90 countries from all over the world.

   

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Created on 2018-07-13 | Last modified on 2019-01-17

FIG at the Global Land Tool Network Partners Meeting

At the GLTN Partners Meeting

FIG Vice President Diane Dumashie stated that "brilliant ideas do not come from silos" in her presentation at the 7th GLTN partners meeting.

   

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Created on 2018-07-05 | Last modified on 2019-01-17

Meet Young Surveyors at ESRI User Conference

FIG Young Surveyors have got the possibility to organise four sessions at the ESRI User Conference 9-13 July 2018. Come and join the Young Surveyors.

   

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Created on 2018-07-05 | Last modified on 2019-01-17

Report on the Technical Seminar on Reference Frames in Practice

Report on the Technical Seminar on Reference Frames in Practice

The Seminar was held in Istanbul on 4-5 May 2018. The main focus was on reference frames in general, kinematics and dynamic datums which reflects geodetic priorities for all regions suffering from natural disasters such as earthquakes.

   

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Created on 2018-05-31 | Last modified on 2019-01-17

'Valuation of Unregistered Lands : A Policy Guide' - publication

'Valuation of Unregistered Lands : A Policy Guide' - publication

‘Valuation of Unregistered Lands : A Policy Guide’ is based on internationally recognized GLTN’s continuum of land rights framework and aims to significantly contribute to our collaborative journey of securing land and property rights for all. The guide was launched during FIG Congress 2018 in Istanbul, Turkey

   

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Created on 2018-05-29 | Last modified on 2019-01-17

FIG General Assembly 2018

The current and incoming FIG Council

The FIG General Assembly was held 6 and 11 May 2018 with a record number of delegates and members represented. At the General Assembly there were elections of President, Vice Presidents, Commisison Chairs and destination for FIG Congress 2022.

   

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Created on 2018-05-14 | Last modified on 2019-01-17

FIG Congress 2018 -Istanbul, Turkey

FIG Congress 2018 - Istanbul, Turkey

The large 4-year FIG Event - the FIG Congress 2018 was held 6-11 May 2018 with a total of 2300 national and international participants.

   

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Created on 2018-05-14 | Last modified on 2019-01-17

FIG Annual Review

FIG Annual Review 2017

2017 was again an exciting and busy year for FIG. The Annual Review highlights some of the activities and achievements throughout the year.

   

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Created on 2018-05-01 | Last modified on 2019-01-17

Interview FIG President in Coordinates Magazine

Interview FIG President in Coordinates Magazine

FIG Presidents Chryssy Potsiou is interview by Coordinates-Magazine.

   

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Created on 2018-05-01 | Last modified on 2019-01-17

FIG Publication - Best Practices 3D Cadastres

FIG Publication - Best Practices 3D Cadastres

At the end of the two most recent 4-year terms, it was decided to collect the best-known practices in a single FIG publication.

   

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Created on 2018-04-19 | Last modified on 2019-01-17

FIG Young Surveyors Asian Pacific Meeting 2018 in Japan

FIG Young Surveyors Asian Pacific Meeting 2018 in Japan

The Japan Young Surveyors Network, in collaboration with the FIG Young Surveyors Network, are happy to invite you to the Young Surveyors Network Asian Pacific Meeting in Japan held on the 15 – 16 June 2018.

   

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Created on 2018-04-17 | Last modified on 2019-01-17

Copernicus Masters 2018

Copernicus Masters 2018

The Copernicus Masters 2018 launched on 1 April with exciting new opportunities for Earth observation developers and entrepreneurs.

   

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Created on 2018-04-11 | Last modified on 2019-01-17

FIG General Assembly 2018 - Agenda and Invitation

The agenda for the XLI FIG General Assembly is now available. Participate in Istanbul 6 and 11 May 2018. Election of new President, Vice Presidents, Commission Chairs and Congress 2022 venue.

   

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Created on 2018-03-29 | Last modified on 2019-01-17

Delegation from Henan, China visits FIG office - the Danish Geodata Agency receives their member certificate

Delegation from Henan, China visits FIG office - the Danish Geodata Agency receives their member certificate

On 23 March the FIG office got a visit from a delegation out Henan, China, during this meeting the Danish Geodata Agency receives their member certificate

   

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Created on 2018-03-28 | Last modified on 2019-01-17

Worlds' first Global Suveyors Day 2018

Worlds' first Global Suveyors Day 2018

The Gloval Suveyors' Day was great succes! We have received some pictures that we want to share with you.

   

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Created on 2018-03-27 | Last modified on 2019-01-17

First Global Surveyors Day - 21 march 2018

First Global Surveyors Day - 21 march 2018

21 March 2018 has been declared the Global Surveyors' Day. This will be marked at the World Bank Conference in Washington DC and in other places around the world.

   

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Created on 2018-03-20 | Last modified on 2019-01-17

Surveyors Council of Nigeria Train the Trainer Workshop 2018

Surveyors Council of Nigeria Train the Trainer Workshop 2018

Leading institutional Change: A Fit for Purpose Approach in Land Administration, Kaduna State Nigeria – 21st – 23rd January 2018

   

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Created on 2018-03-19 | Last modified on 2019-01-17

First female surveyor in Tonga

First female surveyor in Tonga

On the Internaional Women's Day - 8 March - FIG congratulates the first female surveyor in Tonga. Read the article from Tonga.

   

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Created on 2018-03-08 | Last modified on 2019-01-17


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