5th FIG Regional Conference
Accra, Ghana, 8-11 March 2006

Promoting Land Administration and Good Governance

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Opening Ceremony
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President Holger Magel had a meeting with the Chiefs before the opening ceremony
 
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Odeneho Gyapong Ababio, Chair of the National House of Chiefs, Ghana, Chair of the Opening Ceremony together with President Magel.
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Speakers of the Opening Ceremony waiting for the Senior Minister to open the conference.
 
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The conference was organised at the La-Palm Hotel. At the opening ceremony more than 500 participants filled the main hall.
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Totally about 650 people from 50 countries attended the conference.
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Several Chiefs and King Mums attended the opening ceremony.
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Odeneho Gyapong Ababio, Chair of the National House of Chiefs, chaired the opening session.
 
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Prof. Ian Dowman brought the greetings from sister organisations and partners to the opening ceremony.
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Opening prayer of the conference.
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Speakers at the opening ceremony.
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President Magel giving his opening keynote address.
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Dr. B. E. K. Prah, President of GhIS giving his welcome address.
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His Excellency John Henry Mensah , Senior Minister of Ghana gave the keynote address on behalf of HE Mr. John Agyekum Kuffour, President of the Republic of Ghana
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Audience listening to the FIG fanfare.


 
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Dr. Antonio Carillo from GTZ and Vice President Ralf Schroth in discussion after the opening ceremony.
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President Magel was giving interviews to radio, TV and national newspapers.
 
Council and ACCO Meetings
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Council meeting before the conference. Congress Coordinator Stephen Djaba is giving briefing to the Council members.
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The FIG Council was invited for a dinner hosted by the Director of Surveys of Ghana.
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President Magel giving his speech at the dinner.
 
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Commission chairs and Chairs Elect discussed the current and new work plans at their meeting in Accra:
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Traditional Commission Dinner at a Ghanaian restaurant.
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During the busy week the only time for swimming was the early morning hours:
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Adam Greenland, Chair of Commission 4 having discussions with Hugo Gorziglia, Director of IHB.
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The conference was not only about land surveying. Commission 10 meeting on quantity surveying gathered a full hall to discuss construction economics in FIG.
Visit the Chief
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Prior the conference representative of GhIS and FIG visited the local chief in La area in Accra.
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