FIG News FeedNews from International Federation of Surveyors FIG web site www.fig.neten6/23/2017http://www.fig.net/news/index.aspPaul Munro-Faure, FAO, appointed FIG Honorary Ambassadorhttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2017/05_ww_munro-faure.asphttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2017/05_ww_munro-faure.asp6/14/2017 2:00:10 PM30 years of faithful commitment to FIG was appreciated by FIG with the appointment as Honorary Ambassador. Read the acceptance speech from Paul Munro-Faure

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FIG General Assembly voted Ghana as host of FIG Working Week 2021 FIG General Assembly 2017 reporthttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2017/05_ga_report.asphttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2017/05_ga_report.asp6/9/2017 11:08:37 AMThe 40th General Assembly included close voting between Poland and Ghana, two new Honorary Members, discussion on Commission structure, voting on a change of statutes.

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New fraud emails in the name of FIG President Potsiouhttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2017/06_email-fraud.asphttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2017/06_email-fraud.asp6/6/2017 10:23:54 AMDo not reply to emails sent from chryssy.potsiou@fig.net. This is a fake email, and not the real email address of FIG President Potsiou.

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FIG Working Week 2017https://www.fig.net/news/news_2017/05_working_week_update.asphttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2017/05_working_week_update.asp5/31/2017 10:24:19 PMFIG Working Week 2017 takes places these days between 29 May and 2 June in Helsinki, Finland.

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FIG Annual Reviewhttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2017/05_annual_review.asphttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2017/05_annual_review.asp5/22/2017 10:32:26 PM2016 was again an exciting and busy year for FIG. The Annual Review highlights some of the activities and achievements throughout the year.

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Former FIG-Vice-President Andreas Drees passed awayhttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2017/05_drees.asphttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2017/05_drees.asp5/22/2017 4:20:58 PMOn 4 May 2017 Dr. Andreas Drees, former FIG Vice President passed away at the age of 62 after a courageous battle with cancer.

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World Bank Land conference: Responsible Land governance, Towards an Evidence Based Approachhttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2017/04_world_bank_conference.asphttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2017/04_world_bank_conference.asp5/1/2017 8:51:17 AMPresident Chryssy Potsiou and Vice President Diane Dumashie attended the World Bank lands conference with a busy schedule of meetings with key stakeholders, FIG members and also sharing time and deliberations with FIG commission chairs from Commissions 8 and 9.< /p>     ]]>FIG Publication on STDM now available in 4 languageshttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2017/04_pub52_4languages.asphttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2017/04_pub52_4languages.asp4/25/2017 1:07:35 PMFIG Publication on The Social Tenure Domain Model - A Pro-Poor Land Tool is now availabe in: English, French, Arabic and Japanese.

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FIG General Assembly 2017 - Agenda and invitationhttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2017/04_general_assembly_agenda.asphttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2017/04_general_assembly_agenda.asp4/10/2017 9:08:00 PMThe agenda for the General Assembly that will take place on 29 May and 2 June 2017 in Helsinki, Finland, in connection with the FIG Working Week 2017 has now been published

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The Sustainable Development Goals: The response from Ghana Institution of Surveyorshttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2017/02_ghana.asphttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2017/02_ghana.asp3/20/2017 4:19:47 PMThe focus of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the surveyor’s role to progress the implementation of these was the theme underpinning the FIG Vice President Diane Dumashie visit to Accra. At the invitation of the Executive Secretary at the Ghana’s Lands Commission, and invited to present at the Ghana Institute of Surveyors (GhIS) 2017 Annual Surveyors Week, and additionally chaired the FIG Africa Regional Network Steering group meeting.

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FIG Council held its first meeting in Istanbul with two new vice presidentshttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2017/02_council_istanbul.asphttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2017/02_council_istanbul.asp2/28/2017 10:59:51 AMFIG Council had the opportunity to hold a face-to-face meeting in the beautiful city of Istanbul combined with a meeting with the Local Organisers of FIG Congress 2018.

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Preparatory meeting for FIG Congress 2018https://www.fig.net/news/news_2017/01_istanbul_loc.asphttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2017/01_istanbul_loc.asp1/27/2017 5:27:40 PMThe Local Organising Committee for the Congress 2018 with Co-Congress Director Orhan Ercan in the lead has already worked intensely on the preparations for the FIG Congress 2018.

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New Book ‘GNSS Survey and Engineering’https://www.fig.net/news/news_2017/01_gnsssurvey_engineering.asphttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2017/01_gnsssurvey_engineering.asp1/25/2017 5:29:31 PMGeomares, a corporate member of FIG, introduces a new book aiming at proving the everyday professional GPS user with enough background for the understanding and correct operation of satellite navigation...

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FIG Honorary President Stig Enemark receives 2016 Michael Barrett Silver Medalhttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2017/01_enemark.asphttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2017/01_enemark.asp1/9/2017 5:05:26 PMEach year RICS presents this honorable award to a person who has contributed most to the understanding of the subjects of Land Transfer, Registration and Administration, Encroachments, Cadastre and Boundary issues.

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FIG Office wishes youhttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2016/2016_12_seasons_greetings.asphttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2016/2016_12_seasons_greetings.asp12/22/2016 5:44:13 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
새해 복많이 받으세요!
Glædelig jul og godt nytår

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African Land Professionals working to ensure good land governancehttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2016/2016_11_arn.asphttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2016/2016_11_arn.asp12/22/2016 4:58:59 PMAttended by 35 land professionals over the two day ARN workshop, participants were drawn from across the spectrum of land survey, valuation, quantity surveying and planning, and who travelled from across the Africa continent.

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ChinterGEO 2016 - Creating a new era founded on 20 years’ continuityhttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2016/2016_11_chintergeo.asphttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2016/2016_11_chintergeo.asp12/22/2016 3:13:03 PMHans Ni (Beijing iSpatial Co., Ltd) represented FIG at the 20th Chintergeo which has grown to be one of the most important exhibitions.

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Women’s Land Rights Expert Group Meetinghttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2016/2016_11_women_egm.asphttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2016/2016_11_women_egm.asp12/22/2016 2:47:51 PMFIG Vice President Diane Dumashie attended the Expert Group Meeting on how organisations can assist to strengthen capacity development, documentation and joint catalytic action of women in their rightful claim to improved land governance

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Activities in the Pacific Regionhttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2016/2016_12_ap_cdn.asphttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2016/2016_12_ap_cdn.asp12/22/2016 11:05:28 AMFIG Asia Pacific Capacity Development Network participated in various meetings in November and December. Read more for an update on FIG AP CDN activities.

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The International Committee on Global Navigation Satellite Systems (ICG-11)https://www.fig.net/news/news_2016/2016_11_icg.asphttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2016/2016_11_icg.asp12/21/2016 5:07:56 PMFIG Vice President Mikael Lilje represented FIG at the meeting. The meeting concluded with a joint statement. Read the main findings from the meeting and Work Group D.

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From Volume to Quality: Bridging the Gap for Spatial Data Infrastructurehttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2016/2016_11_com3.asphttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2016/2016_11_com3.asp12/21/2016 2:27:26 PMFIG Commission 3 annual Workshop and the conference Geomat 2016 was held in Iasi, Romania. Read the reports from both events.

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