FIG News FeedNews from International Federation of Surveyors FIG web site www.fig.neten3/8/2021http://www.fig.net/news/index.aspReflections from the VCSP Wisdom Workshop, January 2021https://www.fig.net/news/news_2021/03_vcsp_wisdom_workshop.asphttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2021/03_vcsp_wisdom_workshop.asp3/8/2021 9:01:47 AM125 young and ‘seasoned’ surveyors from 44 countries from around the world attended the Wisdom Workshop hosted by the Volunteer Community Surveyor Program (VCSP).

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Apply now: Nature Research Awards for Driving Global Impacthttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2021/03_nature-research-award.asphttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2021/03_nature-research-award.asp3/3/2021 9:53:25 PMNature Award for Driving Global Impact was launched with the aim of championing researchers who are striving towards the achievement of one or more of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

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FIG General Assembly 2021https://www.fig.net/news/news_2021/02_ga-announcement.asphttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2021/02_ga-announcement.asp3/1/2021 11:22:52 AMSave the dates: 20 and 25 June 2021 for the virtual FIG General Assembly 2021 which will be a different experience.

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Ready to support Young Surveyors as a Mentor?https://www.fig.net/news/news_2021/02_vcsp-mentor.asphttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2021/02_vcsp-mentor.asp3/1/2021 10:56:53 AM- or know someone who might be interested in this? Are you no longer a young surveyor, but want to give back to the surveying industry? Then read on...

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New Member Association from Solomon Islandhttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2021/02_MA-solomon-islands.asphttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2021/02_MA-solomon-islands.asp3/1/2021 8:47:57 AMA warm welcome to the Association of Surveyors of the Solomon Islands

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New Academic Member from Indonesiahttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2021/02_ITERA_new-member.asphttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2021/02_ITERA_new-member.asp2/26/2021 10:34:45 AMWelcome to Institut Teknologi Somatera, dept of Geomatics Engineering, ITERA, Indonesia - new Academic member of FIG

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Announcement: FIG Foundation Ph.D. Scholarship 2021https://www.fig.net/news/news_2021/01_announcement_phd-scholarship.asphttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2021/01_announcement_phd-scholarship.asp1/28/2021 11:03:23 AMApply now for the Scholarship - deadline of applications is 1 June 2021. Check the requirements carefully

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FIG Foundation Ph.D. Scholarship 2020 awarded to Kehinde Babalolahttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2021/01_phd_foundation_kehinde.asphttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2021/01_phd_foundation_kehinde.asp1/28/2021 10:01:35 AMKehinde Babalola convinced the Board of Directors of FIG Foundation that his research on land administration system process was eligible for a Scholarship

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Dr. Steven Frank has passed awayhttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2021/01_steven-frank.asphttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2021/01_steven-frank.asp1/26/2021 4:03:27 PMRest in Peace... On 21 January 2021 Steven Frank, former chair of FIG Commission 2 on Professional Education passed away.

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FIG Members get 20% reduction of fees for 2021https://www.fig.net/news/news_2021/01_membership-fees.asphttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2021/01_membership-fees.asp1/14/2021 9:43:44 AMFIG Council has decided that due to the difficult financial situation caused by the COVID19 pandemic there will be an extraordinary reduction of membership fees for 2021.

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FIG welcomes two new membershttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2021/01_new-members.asphttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2021/01_new-members.asp1/13/2021 9:05:00 PMFIG Council has admitted Acronomic and Veterinary Instutie Hassan II and Society of Geodetic Engineers, Geomnatics and Surveyors of Venezuela.

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International Boundaries on Unstable Groundhttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2021/01_pub76-boundaries.asphttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2021/01_pub76-boundaries.asp1/12/2021 9:27:09 AMNew FIG publication no 76 edited by Haim Srebro shares methodological knowledge and experience regarding delimitation of international boundaries and to promote peace throughout the world.

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New Year Greeting from FIG President Staigerhttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2021/new-year_greeting_Staiger.asphttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2021/new-year_greeting_Staiger.asp1/4/2021 12:04:03 PMListen to the New Year Greeting from FIG President Rudolf Staiger.

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FIG Office wishes youhttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2020/12_seasons_greeting.asphttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2020/12_seasons_greeting.asp12/21/2020 11:30:45 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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UN-Habitat-GLTN Partners Online-Meetinghttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2020/12_gltn_partners_meeting.asphttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2020/12_gltn_partners_meeting.asp12/21/2020 5:39:05 PMThe 8th Partners Meeting was held online with "Tenure Security as a key element of COVID-19 response and impact on mitigation" as theme.

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Successful side event on Fit for Purpose Land Administration Implementationhttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2020/12_ffp_GLTN-side-event.asphttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2020/12_ffp_GLTN-side-event.asp12/21/2020 5:19:22 PMThis GLTN Partners Meeting side event encouraged a good discussion on the use of FFP, STDM and other relevant tools for land administration

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Publication: Fit-for-Purpose Land Administration for allhttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2020/12_ffpla-pub.asphttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2020/12_ffpla-pub.asp12/21/2020 2:56:21 PMThis report shows the importance of fostering strategic partnerships amongst all land sector stakeholders - government, private sector, NGOs, and academia. FIG e-Working Week will also cover this topic.

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SURCON contributes to FIG and the SDGshttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2020/12_surcon.asphttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2020/12_surcon.asp12/21/2020 2:22:52 PMSurveyors accross its membership in Nigeria were sharing the understanding of the SGs and how Surveyors skills can make our world a better place.

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FIG Commission 7 Annual Meeting 2020 https://www.fig.net/news/news_2020/12_com7-meeting.asphttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2020/12_com7-meeting.asp12/21/2020 2:06:58 PMFIG Commission 7 conducted its annual meeting in an online format in October. The Proceedings including recordings are now available.

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VCSP Virtual Wisdom Workshop - Invitationhttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2020/12_vcsp_wisdomworkshop.asphttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2020/12_vcsp_wisdomworkshop.asp12/21/2020 1:26:35 PMThe FIG Volunteer Community Surveyor Program is excited to welcome applications to attend the January 2021 Wisdom Workshop - ‘Sustainable Solutions for Land Based Community Problems: Tools and Modern Approaches’, scheduled for 29-30 January online.

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UNESCO Recommendation on Open Sciences - consultationhttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2020/12_unesco_consultation.asphttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2020/12_unesco_consultation.asp12/4/2020 9:29:01 AMWe ask you to help UNESCO, FIG and The International Science Council (ISC) and give your input to the first draft of their Recommendation on Open Science.

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