The International Federation of Surveyors is an international, non-government organisation whose purpose is to support international collaboration for the progress of surveying in all fields and applications.
FIG is the premier international organization representing the interests of surveyors worldwide. It is a federation of the 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.
FIG was founded in 1878 in Paris and was known as the Fèdèration Internationale des Gèometres. This has become anglicized to the International Federation of Surveyors. It is a UN-recognized non-government organization (NGO), representing more than 100 countries throughout the world, and its aim is to ensure that the disciplines of surveying and all who practise them meet the needs of the markets and communities that they serve.
FIG Council members (2007-2010):
FIG Profile: http://www.fig.net/general/profile.htm
Web site: http://www.fig.net
Web site: http://www.worldbank.org
The FIG has a web page specifically for this event, held at: www.fig.net/wb2009.
Conference web site on the World Bank server: http://go.worldbank.org/9M2LGYCHW0
Further information about the conference will be placed on this web site.
International Federation of Surveyors (FIG)
The World Bank