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FIG Mentoring Programme for Africa 2024

The FIG Mentoring Programme for Africa 2024 (FIG Foundation, YSAN, and ARN) is calling for mentors and mentees to apply to join the programme.

   

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Created on 2024-03-01 | Last modified on 2024-03-03

Call for submission of case studies for the Annex of the World Cities Report 2024

GLTN is inviting its partners, herunder FIG, for contributions to UN-Habitats World Cities Report 2024

   

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Created on 2024-02-29 | Last modified on 2024-02-29

Publication of the first part of LADM Edition II

The Land Administration Domain Model (LADM) aligns the data model with an ISO standardised global vocabulary for land administration, and was developed at the initiative of FIG.

   

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Created on 2024-02-23 | Last modified on 2024-02-29

Invitation to: Workshop on Challenges and Innovations in Property Valuation through AVMs

FIG Commission 9 on Valuation organises this workshop on 24-25 April in Cyprus - register now.

   

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Created on 2024-02-23 | Last modified on 2024-02-23

Global Surveyors Day 2024

Join online the session that fits to your time zone and celebrate the World Surveyors Day with APPAT

   

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Created on 2024-02-23 | Last modified on 2024-02-23

Surveying - Registration - Valuation How we gather and deal with our data today

Report on the EGoS and FIG Commissions 3 and 9 Joint Workshop that took place in Malta 5-7 February 2024

   

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Created on 2024-02-21 | Last modified on 2024-02-21

Congratulations to the four successful recipients of the 2024 FIG Foundation Young Surveyor Grants!

The four grant recipients come from Colombia, USA, Denmark and Nigeria and have been selected by FIG Foundation board of Directors to attend the FIG Working Week

   

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Created on 2024-02-20 | Last modified on 2024-02-29

Expert Consultation and Meetings on Enhancing geospatial information management arrangements and accelerating the implementation of the SDGs

FIG Vice President Mikael Lilje attended various UN-GGIM meetings and consultations during 22-26 January 2024 in Aguascalientes, Mexico

   

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Created on 2024-02-20 | Last modified on 2024-02-20

The 8th ISK Africa Regional Conference 2023

FIG Vice President Kwame Tenadu attended the event. A number of resolutions were collected in a conference declaration.

   

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Created on 2024-02-15 | Last modified on 2024-02-15

Brisbane 2025 - what to expect

Welcome to Brisbane

A site visit to Brisbane and meetings with the national and local organisers fuelled the enthusiasm and collective spirit for the organisation of FIG Working Week 2025.

   

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Created on 2024-02-15 | Last modified on 2024-02-29

Preparing the special FIG celebration 2028 in Paris

As FIG approaches its 150th anniversary in 2028, plans are underway to mark this significant milestone in style.

   

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Created on 2024-02-15 | Last modified on 2024-02-29

Climate Compass Task Force Webinars 20-22 February 2024

Join one of the three task force meetings held in different time zones and participate in the Climate Compass Task Force agenda -

   

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Created on 2024-02-14 | Last modified on 2024-02-14

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