FIG News FeedNews from International Federation of Surveyors FIG web site www.fig.neten2/20/2019http://www.fig.net/news/index.aspThank You Greeting from President Chryssy Potsiou for the term 2015-2018http://www.fig.net/news/news_2018/12_new_year_greeting-CP.asphttp://www.fig.net/news/news_2018/12_new_year_greeting-CP.asp1/3/2019 9:35:27 AMAs 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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ESRI/FIG Free Webinar: Modernizing Land Administration Systemshttp://www.fig.net/news/news_2018/12_esri_webinar.asphttp://www.fig.net/news/news_2018/12_esri_webinar.asp12/28/2018 2:21:34 PMSign up for the free ESRI/FIG Webinar now. The webinar takes place 10 January.

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FIG Office wishes youhttp://www.fig.net/news/news_2018/12_seasons_greeting.asphttp://www.fig.net/news/news_2018/12_seasons_greeting.asp12/21/2018 12:51:31 PMSeasons 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
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Glædelig jul og godt nytår

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FIG at United nations World Geospatial Information Congresshttp://www.fig.net/news/news_2018/11_FIG_at_UNWGIC.asphttp://www.fig.net/news/news_2018/11_FIG_at_UNWGIC.asp12/18/2018 3:56:52 PMAt 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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Report from FIG Asia/Pacific Capacity Development Networkhttp://www.fig.net/news/news_2018/11_unwgic_FIG-apcdn.asphttp://www.fig.net/news/news_2018/11_unwgic_FIG-apcdn.asp12/13/2018 9:35:21 AMChair 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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Celebration of FIG 140 Anniversary and hand over ceremonyhttp://www.fig.net/news/news_2018/11_handover_140.asphttp://www.fig.net/news/news_2018/11_handover_140.asp11/30/2018 11:11:48 AMFIG 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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The thirteenth meeting of the Internatoinal Committee on Global Navigation Satellite Systems (ICG-13)http://www.fig.net/news/news_2018/11_icg-13.asphttp://www.fig.net/news/news_2018/11_icg-13.asp11/30/2018 11:11:43 AMFIG 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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Working Week 2021 in Accra Ghana - preparation visithttp://www.fig.net/news/news_2018/10_ww21_accra_ghana.asphttp://www.fig.net/news/news_2018/10_ww21_accra_ghana.asp11/30/2018 11:11:36 AMFIG 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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Cooperation agreement among Surveyors, Civil Engineers and Architectshttp://www.fig.net/news/news_2018/11_cooperation_FIG_UIA_ECCE.asphttp://www.fig.net/news/news_2018/11_cooperation_FIG_UIA_ECCE.asp11/16/2018 7:55:42 AMOn 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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FIG at Chintergeo 2018http://www.fig.net/news/news_2018/11_chintergeo.asphttp://www.fig.net/news/news_2018/11_chintergeo.asp11/16/2018 7:41:19 AMFIG 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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Intergeo 2018http://www.fig.net/news/news_2018/10_intergeo_report.asphttp://www.fig.net/news/news_2018/10_intergeo_report.asp11/16/2018 7:40:01 AMFIG had a well-visited stand at Intergeo 2018 and met with many both members and potential members of FIG.

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FIG Vice President Orhan Ercan attends Euroasian GIS Congress 2018http://www.fig.net/news/news_2018/09_azerbaijan.asphttp://www.fig.net/news/news_2018/09_azerbaijan.asp11/15/2018 3:54:29 PMThe 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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Celebration of FIG 140th anniversary and handoverhttp://www.fig.net/news/news_2018/11_celebration_of_fig.asphttp://www.fig.net/news/news_2018/11_celebration_of_fig.asp10/30/2018 2:27:24 PMOn 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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Meet FIG at stand 12.1A.046 at Intergeohttp://www.fig.net/news/news_2018/10_intergeo_stand.asphttp://www.fig.net/news/news_2018/10_intergeo_stand.asp10/14/2018 12:43:16 PMFIG 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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Call for Bids for FIG Working Week 2023http://www.fig.net/news/news_2018/10_bids_ww2023.asphttp://www.fig.net/news/news_2018/10_bids_ww2023.asp10/12/2018 11:25:59 AMFIG 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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Framework for Costing and Financing Land Aministration Services - CoFLAShttp://www.fig.net/news/news_2018/10_coflas.asphttp://www.fig.net/news/news_2018/10_coflas.asp10/2/2018 7:02:43 AMFIG 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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Report from the Reference Frame in Practice Seminarhttp://www.fig.net/news/news_2018/09_rfip_fiji.asphttp://www.fig.net/news/news_2018/09_rfip_fiji.asp10/1/2018 10:07:11 AMThe 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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Join the Celebration of FIG 140th Anniversary and Hand Overhttp://www.fig.net/news/news_2018/09_invitation_140th_anniversary.asphttp://www.fig.net/news/news_2018/09_invitation_140th_anniversary.asp9/30/2018 7:02:58 AMFIG 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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FIG Office welcomes delegation from Chinahttp://www.fig.net/news/news_2018/09_chinese_visit.asphttp://www.fig.net/news/news_2018/09_chinese_visit.asp9/27/2018 4:57:32 PMOn 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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CASLE Jubilee Year 2019 - lauch eventhttp://www.fig.net/news/news_2018/09_casle.asphttp://www.fig.net/news/news_2018/09_casle.asp9/27/2018 4:44:03 PMFIG 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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Council meeting in Copenhagenhttp://www.fig.net/news/news_2018/09_council.asphttp://www.fig.net/news/news_2018/09_council.asp9/27/2018 1:10:53 PMFIG 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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