News in 2017

News in 2017

FIG Annual Review

FIG Annual Review 2016

2016 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 2017-05-22 | Last modified on 2017-05-23

Former FIG-Vice-President Andreas Drees passed away

Former FIG-Vice-President Andreas Drees passed away

On 4 May 2017 Dr. Andreas Drees, former FIG Vice President passed away at the age of 62 after a courageous battle with cancer.

   

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Created on 2017-05-22 | Last modified on 2017-05-22

World Bank Land conference: Responsible Land governance, Towards an Evidence Based Approach

World Bank Land conference: Responsible Land governance, Towards an Evidence Based Approach

President Chryssy Potsiou and Vice President Diane Dumashie attended the World Bank lands conference with a busy schedule of meetings with key stakeholders, FIG members and also sharing time and deliberations with FIG commission chairs from Commissions 8 and 9.< /p>    

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Created on 2017-05-01 | Last modified on 2017-05-01

FIG Publication on STDM now available in 4 languages

FIG Publication on STDM now available in 4 languages

FIG Publication on The Social Tenure Domain Model - A Pro-Poor Land Tool is now availabe in: English, French, Arabic and Japanese.

   

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Created on 2017-04-25 | Last modified on 2017-04-25

FIG General Assembly 2017 - Agenda and invitation

FIG General Assembly 2017 - Agenda and invitation

The agenda for the General Assembly that will take place on 29 May and 2 June 2017 in Helsinki, Finland, in connection with the FIG Working Week 2017 has now been published

   

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Created on 2017-04-10 | Last modified on 2017-04-10

The Sustainable Development Goals: The response from Ghana Institution of Surveyors

The Sustainable Development Goals: The response from Ghana Institution of Surveyors

The focus of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the surveyor’s role to progress the implementation of these was the theme underpinning the FIG Vice President Diane Dumashie visit to Accra. At the invitation of the Executive Secretary at the Ghana’s Lands Commission, and invited to present at the Ghana Institute of Surveyors (GhIS) 2017 Annual Surveyors Week, and additionally chaired the FIG Africa Regional Network Steering group meeting.

   

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Created on 2017-03-20 | Last modified on 2017-03-21

Annoying fake emails in the name of FIG President Chryssy Potsiou...

Annoying fake emails in the name of FIG President Chryssy Potsiou...

Unfortunately a fake email has been sent out in the name of FIG President Chryssy Potsiou. Please do NOT react to the email or call the phone number in the email.

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Created on 2017-03-10 | Last modified on 2017-03-11

FIG Council held its first meeting in Istanbul with two new vice presidents

FIG Council held its first meeting in Istanbul with two new vice presidents

FIG Council had the opportunity to hold a face-to-face meeting in the beautiful city of Istanbul combined with a meeting with the Local Organisers of FIG Congress 2018.

   

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Created on 2017-02-28 | Last modified on 2017-02-28

Preparatory meeting for FIG Congress 2018

Preparatory meeting for FIG Congress 2018

The Local Organising Committee for the Congress 2018 with Co-Congress Director Orhan Ercan in the lead has already worked intensely on the preparations for the FIG Congress 2018.

   

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Created on 2017-01-27 | Last modified on 2017-01-27

New Book ‘GNSS Survey and Engineering’

‘GNSS Survey and Engineering’

Geomares, a corporate member of FIG, introduces a new book aiming at proving the everyday professional GPS user with enough background for the understanding and correct operation of satellite navigation...

   

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Created on 2017-01-25 | Last modified on 2017-01-25

FIG Honorary President Stig Enemark receives 2016 Michael Barrett Silver Medal

FIG Honorary President Stig Enemark receives 2016 Michael Barrett Silver Medal

Each year RICS presents this honorable award to a person who has contributed most to the understanding of the subjects of Land Transfer, Registration and Administration, Encroachments, Cadastre and Boundary issues.

   

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Created on 2017-01-09 | Last modified on 2017-01-09


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