FIG News FeedNews from International Federation of Surveyors FIG web site www.fig.neten9/20/2020http://www.fig.net/news/index.aspCall for nominations for Chairs Elects for the 10 FIG Commissionshttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2020/09_call_chairs-elects.asphttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2020/09_call_chairs-elects.asp9/10/2020 8:47:51 AMAll member associations are encouraged to consider if you have a qualified candidate. Read more about the nomination and the commissions.

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Opening of the 11th Training Summer School in Naples Italyhttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2020/07_italy.asphttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2020/07_italy.asp9/8/2020 8:03:34 AMDespite COVID-19 challenges our Italian colleagues decided to hold this workshop including young colleagues and students from Romania, Turkey, Bulgaria and Italy.

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FIG and GLTN-International Professional Bodies Cluster activitieshttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2020/08_gltn_cluster.asphttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2020/08_gltn_cluster.asp8/28/2020 12:03:52 PMFIG, as cluster co-lead, is heavily involved in the GLTN cluster activities. This report gives you a short overview of the activities, aims and progress

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FIG Annual Review 2019https://www.fig.net/news/news_2020/08_annual_review-2019.asphttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2020/08_annual_review-2019.asp8/28/2020 11:41:53 AMJoin us in this review of some of all the many tasks, achievements and acitivites of FIG during 2019.

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The FIG Volunteer Community Surveyor Program is back!https://www.fig.net/news/news_2020/06_vcsp_gathering_a_team.asphttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2020/06_vcsp_gathering_a_team.asp7/3/2020 9:44:59 AMVCSP is an innovative volunteer programme that intends to be a powerful driver for both social impact and professional development. The VCSP leverages on the skills, experience, talents and education of young surveyors and matches these competences with the needs of GLTN, particularly in GLTNís county-level implementation plans and programmes. We are at the moment assembling a group of engaged young surveyors who will be interested in bringing the VCSP Forward.

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We need your input on FIG Governance - Member Consultation 2020https://www.fig.net/news/news_2020/06_FIGgovernance_member-consultation.asphttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2020/06_FIGgovernance_member-consultation.asp6/24/2020 2:20:50 PMWatch the two video presentations with Key Issues that FIG Task Force on Governance would like your input to - participate now

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Land Consolidation Legislation - FAO Legal Guide and Its Application at Country Levelhttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2020/06_fao_webinar.asphttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2020/06_fao_webinar.asp6/22/2020 12:12:11 PMMore than 550 people from across the world took the opportunity to attend the joint FIG and FAO webinar to learn about land consolidation, the legal framework, and its implementation at the country level

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Global land outlook (GLO2) - call for FIG representative on steering committeehttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2020/06_glo2_call.asphttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2020/06_glo2_call.asp6/10/2020 1:07:42 PMRepresentatives of FIG Members can send a motivated expression of interest to represent FIG for the development of GLO2 - a strategic commun ications product of the UNCCD

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"FIG and Me" - New FIG Publication no. 75https://www.fig.net/news/news_2020/06_pub75-fig-and-me.asphttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2020/06_pub75-fig-and-me.asp6/9/2020 4:31:26 PM"My Twenty Five Years in the International Surveying arena" is written by FIG Honorary President Earl James and tells his story from the years 1988-1996 as a surveyor with an international agenda and his time in FIG.

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FIG President's report 2020https://www.fig.net/news/news_2020/05_pres-report.asphttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2020/05_pres-report.asp6/2/2020 8:10:09 AMJoin FIG President Rudolf Staiger in this report of the activities of FIG during the past year. This report should have been presented at the FIG Working Week 2020.

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Webinar: e-Launch of the Guidelines for the formalization of informal constructionshttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2020/06_unece-e-launch-webinar.asphttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2020/06_unece-e-launch-webinar.asp6/2/2020 8:10:01 AMJoin FIG Honorary President Chryssy Potsiou in this e-Launch. The publication is a brief, practical and easy-to-read guide, explaining how to structure a program for the formalization of informal constructions.

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The future of our professional work - call to actionhttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2020/05_governance_call-to-action.asphttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2020/05_governance_call-to-action.asp5/29/2020 4:03:17 PMFIG Task Force on FIG Governance invites you to participate and share with us your own thinking and your material on the future of our professional work.

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Webinar: Land Consolidationhttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2020/05_FAO-FIG-webinar.asphttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2020/05_FAO-FIG-webinar.asp5/29/2020 12:12:01 PMJoin FIG, FAO and LandPortal on 18 June in this webinar on the FAO Legal Guide and its Application at the Country Level

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Habitat Professionals Forum statement on COVID-19https://www.fig.net/news/news_2020/05_hpf_statement_covid19.asphttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2020/05_hpf_statement_covid19.asp5/28/2020 1:04:27 PMFIG is one of the members of the Habitat Professionals Forum. The HPF statement on Covid-19 Pandemic builds upon a survey conducted amongst the Habitat Professionals Forum (HPF) and its members on the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on achieving resilient human settlements

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FIG Working (from home) Weekhttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2020/05_ww2020_1-intro.asphttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2020/05_ww2020_1-intro.asp5/4/2020 2:41:45 PMGet a front row seat for FIG Working Week 2020. Join FIG and the Local Organisers in an article series on the Working Week theme and technical programme/proceedings.

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Share your COVID-19 experiences with GLTNhttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2020/04_gltn_covid.asphttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2020/04_gltn_covid.asp4/29/2020 10:00:02 PMFIG has received a request from UN-Habitat-GLTN and encourages you to reply to GLTN.

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GhIS help fight against Covid-19 pandemic in Ghanahttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2020/04_ghis_covid.asphttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2020/04_ghis_covid.asp4/29/2020 9:42:24 PMGhana Institution of Surveyors has developed a software that can detect and trace all persons who have tested positive for the novel Coronavirus.GhIS presented a cheque of Ę50,000.00 towards the Covid-19 National Trust Fund.

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FIG Working Week 2020 +1https://www.fig.net/news/news_2020/04_ww2020-21.asphttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2020/04_ww2020-21.asp4/24/2020 4:51:31 PMFIG Working Week 2020 in the Netherlands will be moved to 2021. The Ghanaian Local Organising Committe has generously offered that FIG Working Week 2021 can take place in the Netherlands.

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Aubrey Barker Fund/FIG Foundation Course Development Grant Recipienthttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2020/04_aubrey-barker-fund.asphttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2020/04_aubrey-barker-fund.asp4/24/2020 4:11:48 PMGrant recipient has been selected. Congratulations to Dr Trias Aditya, Indonesia for his interesting course project.

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Where to Start? A Guide to Land-Based Finance in Local Governance - New GLTN Publicationhttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2020/04_GLTN-guide_land-based_finance.asphttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2020/04_GLTN-guide_land-based_finance.asp4/20/2020 12:37:49 PMThis new UN-Habitat / GTLN publication is a Guide that aims to expand the understanding of local leaders on taxes and fees related to land and the advantages of this approach.

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United Nations 10th session of the World Urban Forum (WUF10)https://www.fig.net/news/news_2020/02_wuf10.asphttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2020/02_wuf10.asp4/14/2020 11:38:00 AMFIG Vice President Diane Dumashie represented FIG at the WUF10 with the theme: Cities of Opportunities: Connecting Culture and Innovation

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