FIG represents the interests of surveyors worldwide
FIG is a United Nations and World Bank recognized non-governmental organization of national member associations and covers the whole range of professional fields within the global surveying community. It provides an international forum for discussion and development aiming to promote professional practice and standards.
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Major FIG Conferences

FIG Working Week 2017 in Helsinki, Finland

FIG Congress 2018
6-11 May 2018,
Istanbul, Turkey

FIG Congress 2018

2-6 May 2016,
Christchurch, New Zealand


FIG Publication No. 65

FIG Publication no. 65 - FIG Report: The Surveyor’s Role in Monitoring, Mitigating, and Adapting to Climate Change

In this publication the FIG Task Force on Surveyors and Climate Change set out both to explore where and how surveyors could assist the global community in measuring and monitoring climate change, and what part that they could play in adapting to climate change and helping to mitigate its impacts.

FIG Publication No. 67

Property Taxation for Developing Economies - FIG Report

The purpose of this publication is to promote discussion on a relatively simple, sustainable, speedy and cost-effective system of property taxation which can be introduced in jurisdictions with a paucity of the resources normally required to administer a more complex ad valorem property tax regime. This discussion takes place within the context of existing

FIG 2016 Proceedings

"Recovery from Disaster” was the overall theme of the FIG Working Week that was held in Christchurch, New Zealand 2-6 May 2016.   Proceedings

FIG Peer Review Database

FIG will soon publish a Peer Review Database.

FIG Surveyors Reference Library

The library is a short cut to all papers from FIG Congresses, Working Weeks and other FIG events, as well as so-called recommended papers that are specially selected by the ten FIG commissions. Read more...

Member of the Month

New feature!

Chamber of Graduated Surveyors, Bulgaria


The Chamber of Graduated Surveyors became member of FIG in 2008 at the General Assembly in Stockholm, Sweden.

FIG Working Week in Finland: Read more!     ***   The Article of the Month in November 2016 is by Athanasiou et al, Greece:   Management of Marine Rights, Restrictions and Responsibilities according to International Standards
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Launch of public consultation for ICMS

Global construction industry unites to enhance consistency. The public consultation for ICMS seeks to improve consistency and reduce risk in t...

FIG Peer Review Journal

FIG introduces the FIG Peer Review Journal which includes a collection of all papers from FIG Congresses and Working Weeks that have passed the double blinded peer review process.

Land Consolidation and Land Readjustment for Sustainable Development

Land consolidation and land readjustment is basically about improving the structure of people to land relationships for one or more purposes.

New FIG Publication: FIG Christchurch Declaration

The FIG Christchurch Declaration is the 68th publication in the FIG Publication series with the sub title: Responding to Climate Change and Te...

FIG at Intergeo 2016

Again in 2016 FIG participated with a stand at Intergeo. The President and two Vice Presidents also attended together with FIG Office, and Intergeo was used to promote FIG, Working Week 2017 i...

FIG Platinum Members an international network of young surveyors. Want to join? Click here to become active.

November 2016 

The November issue of the FIG newsletter is now published. Download…
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Meeting the President General Assembly 2016

Dr. Chryssy Potsiou was at the General Assembly in June 2014 elected as President of FIG. Get to know Chryssy...

GIM International Interviews Chryssy Potsiou. Read.

At the FIG General Assembly, 02 and 06 May in Christchurch, New Zealand the General Assembly there will be election for two new Vice Presidents and for the the venue for FIG Working Week 2020. There will also be presentation and discussion on the work of the Task Force that has been working on Commission Structure

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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 in November 2016 is written Katerina Athanasiou et al,  Greece: Management of Marine Rights, Restrictions and Responsibilities according to International Standards
The paper was presented and awarded "Best Paper" at the 5th International FIG Workshop on 3D Cadastres. The aim of this paper is to probe the ways the legislation can be included into a Marine Administration System (MAS) and to present how Rights, Restrictions and Responsibilities (RRRs) relating to marine space may be defined and organized.  Read more...