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FIG and the Sustainable Development Goals - Africa Regional Network

Chair of the Africa Regional Network Jennifer Whittal gives her Statement on the sustainable development goals in relation to the Africa Regio...

Corporate Member of the Month June: Geo Reference Engineering Consultants

The Corporate Member of the Month June is our member Geo Reference, an engineering consultancy firm specialized in provision of topographic, p...

FIG General Assembly 2022

We are facing a very exciting General Assembly in 2022 with elections for President and two Vice Presidents. Here is an introduction to what awaits you, online and onsite.

FIG attending the Geospatial World Forum

FIG was represented ath the Geospatial World Forum in Amsterdam by FIG President Rudolf Staiger. Tomasz Malinovsky representing the local orga...

FIG and the Sustainable Development Goals - Young Surveyors Network

Chair of the Young Surveyors Network Kwabena Asiama gives his Statement on the sustainable development goals in relation to the Young Su...

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Meeting the President General Assembly 2021

Prof. Dr. Rudolf Staiger was elected President at the General Assembly in May 2018

 Get to know Rudolf...

Read interview with Rudolf Staiger in GIM Magazine January 2019  Read more.

The General Assembly 2021 took place online 20 and 25 June 2021. Four sessions were offered.

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FIG Members Article of the Month

FIG has five different levels of membership and two levels of honorary membership. Through different membership categories 121 countries are represented in FIG. The membership categories are:

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FIG publishes each month the FIG Article of the Month. This is a high-level paper focusing on interesting topic to all surveyors.

The article of the month in June 2022 Is written by Tony Burns, Australia, Fletcher Wright, United States, Kate Fairlie and Kate Rickersey, Australia:  How to Conceptualize a PPP for Land Administration Services: Understanding the Private Sector and Commercial Feasibility. This article uses the experience from drafting the Costing and Financing Land Administration Systems (CoFLAS) Tool (UN-HABITAT, 2015), drafting and piloting the Operational Toolkit, and the Land PPP consultation process (2018-2019), to provide practical take-aways for governments, development partners and private sector implementers. This paper is an updated version of earlier work published under the 2020 World Bank Annual Land and Poverty Conference and the 2020 FIG Working Week – both events having been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Read more

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