FIG News FeedNews from International Federation of Surveyors FIG web site www.fig.neten9/23/2021http://www.fig.net/news/index.aspJoin FIG at INTERGEO EXPO 21 – 23 September 2021!http://vwwv.fig.net/news/news_2021/09_INTERGEO.asphttp://vwwv.fig.net/news/news_2021/09_INTERGEO.asp9/7/2021 10:04:31 AMMeet FIG at or virtual booth 21-23 September, at INTERGEO 2021, and explore also the other 250 exhibitors. Secure your free ticket with the FIG voucher.

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Minutes of FIG General Assembly 2021http://vwwv.fig.net/news/news_2021/08_GA-minutes.asphttp://vwwv.fig.net/news/news_2021/08_GA-minutes.asp9/3/2021 1:01:39 PM73 official delegates and around 300 participants attended the four sessions in this dfferent online General Assembly. The minutes are now available.

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Publications from GLTNhttp://vwwv.fig.net/news/news_2021/09_GLTN_Pubs.asphttp://vwwv.fig.net/news/news_2021/09_GLTN_Pubs.asp9/3/2021 1:01:34 PMAt FIG e-Working Week two GLTN publications were launched on Urban-Rural Land Linkages and a manual on valuation of unregistered land

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The History of Surveying - Secure your special edition sethttp://vwwv.fig.net/news/news_2021/08_History-of-Surveying.asphttp://vwwv.fig.net/news/news_2021/08_History-of-Surveying.asp8/23/2021 2:10:03 PM These seven books include a life-long research and work of Jim Smith and Jan De Graeve on the History of Surveying. 100 special Edition Sets of the seven volumes are currently being printed. Please read more in the flyer and how to reserve your copy of this special edition.

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Workshop on e-Volunteering to Address Environmental Challenges, Mapathon – Reporthttp://vwwv.fig.net/news/news_2021/08_Mapathon.asphttp://vwwv.fig.net/news/news_2021/08_Mapathon.asp8/23/2021 1:21:49 PMThe ‘Workshop on e-Volunteering to Address Environmental Challenges’ had the aim to provide geospatial information to help fight Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) and the outcome of the workshop culminated into this report.

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FIG Honorary Member Jim Smith passed awayhttp://vwwv.fig.net/news/news_2021/08_jim-smith.asphttp://vwwv.fig.net/news/news_2021/08_jim-smith.asp8/16/2021 2:45:08 PMIt is with great sadness that we have to announce that Jim Smith passed away on 12 August 2021. Just appointed FIG Honorary Member and current with 7 volumes of the History of Surveying

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FIG Commission 2 and 7 meetings 2021http://vwwv.fig.net/news/news_2021/07_com2-7annual_meetings.asphttp://vwwv.fig.net/news/news_2021/07_com2-7annual_meetings.asp7/22/2021 9:39:09 AMThe meetings and event will be held at the University of Melbourne 20-23 September 2021 with the theme "Mapping the future of land administration"

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6th Young Surveyors Event - reporthttp://vwwv.fig.net/news/news_2021/06_6ys_event.asphttp://vwwv.fig.net/news/news_2021/06_6ys_event.asp7/20/2021 4:47:10 PMOver two days the 6YSCe was held in four regional programmes covering the Africa and European Region, the South American Region, the North American Region, and the Asia and the Pacific Region.

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New Book: Leadership Transitions in Universitieshttp://vwwv.fig.net/news/news_2021/07_book-leadership_transistions_in_universities.asphttp://vwwv.fig.net/news/news_2021/07_book-leadership_transistions_in_universities.asp7/20/2021 12:20:09 PMPrimarily written for university leaders, but also thought-provoking and useful for others, this book combines expert knowledge, experience and reflections from senior leaders to distil collective leadership experiences

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New book: Why INEGIhttp://vwwv.fig.net/news/news_2021/07_inegi-book.asphttp://vwwv.fig.net/news/news_2021/07_inegi-book.asp7/20/2021 11:59:00 AMFIG office has received this book from our Mexican member INEGI - the National Institute of Statistics and Geography, Mexico. Download the book.

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FIG e-Working Week 2021 - reporthttp://vwwv.fig.net/news/news_2021/07_FIG-e-WW_report.asphttp://vwwv.fig.net/news/news_2021/07_FIG-e-WW_report.asp7/14/2021 10:21:44 PMWell, now we have also tried this - a fully online event, and what an event, with networking opportunities, 80 sessions and many other activities.

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FIG General Assembly 2021 report - first virtual everhttp://vwwv.fig.net/news/news_2021/06_GA-report.asphttp://vwwv.fig.net/news/news_2021/06_GA-report.asp7/1/2021 8:22:25 AMGeneral Assembly 2021 was held over four sessions each with various themes. Read here about the decisions and (re)watch the recordings

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New FIG Publication on Water Governance Challenges in Africahttp://vwwv.fig.net/news/news_2021/06_pub77_africa_water_governance.asphttp://vwwv.fig.net/news/news_2021/06_pub77_africa_water_governance.asp7/1/2021 7:29:25 AMThis FIG Report, which is no 77 in the series of FIG Publications is prepared by FIG Commission 8 - Spatial Planning and Development; Working Group 8.5 on African Water Governance.

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FIG General Assembly approves changes to upcoming FIG Conferenceshttp://vwwv.fig.net/news/news_2021/06_fig_future_conferences.asphttp://vwwv.fig.net/news/news_2021/06_fig_future_conferences.asp6/30/2021 11:24:34 AMFIG Congress 2022 has been moved to Warsaw, Congress 2026 will be in Cape Town, Working Week 2025 in Brisbane... Confused? Read on

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Meet the three FIG Vice President Candidateshttp://vwwv.fig.net/news/news_2021/06_vp_candidates.asphttp://vwwv.fig.net/news/news_2021/06_vp_candidates.asp6/13/2021 11:49:18 PMSee their intro videos and read more about Kwame Tenadu, Mohammad Mamman Kabir and Mikael Lilje

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Summer school and Commission 3 + 8 workshop in Italyhttp://vwwv.fig.net/news/news_2021/06_italy_summer-school-com3-8.asphttp://vwwv.fig.net/news/news_2021/06_italy_summer-school-com3-8.asp6/3/2021 8:23:54 PMA workshop on Spatial information management to optimize spatial planning and sustainable development is held together with the Italian Summer school

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FIG General Assembly Agenda 2021http://vwwv.fig.net/news/news_2021/05_ga_agenda.asphttp://vwwv.fig.net/news/news_2021/05_ga_agenda.asp5/13/2021 11:56:57 AMThis online General Assembly is a unique opportunity for all interested to attend and to get an insight in FIG. Ask questions and comment in advance and attend the four sessions.

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FIG Foundation celebrates 20th anniversayhttp://vwwv.fig.net/news/news_2021/05_foundation_celebration_20_years.asphttp://vwwv.fig.net/news/news_2021/05_foundation_celebration_20_years.asp5/11/2021 7:26:20 AMOn 11 May 2001, FIG Foundation was established. President John Hohol encourages you to celebrate this day with us.

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Land and cadastral reform in Lebanonhttp://vwwv.fig.net/news/news_2021/04_lebanon_land-reform.asphttp://vwwv.fig.net/news/news_2021/04_lebanon_land-reform.asp4/24/2021 11:20:52 AMA major project reform in Lebanon at the cadaster and land register department level has started with the support and cooperation of the French development agency and the expertise of France - FEXTE project

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Global Geodesy Forum - 22 April 2021http://vwwv.fig.net/news/news_2021/03_global-geodesy-forum.asphttp://vwwv.fig.net/news/news_2021/03_global-geodesy-forum.asp3/29/2021 9:04:39 AMTitled “The Power of Where: The Value of Geodesy to Society”, and with an amazing panel of global ambassadors and experts, the Global Geodesy Forum will highlight the important role geodesy has in providing safer and more resilient communities

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Happy World Surveyors Day 2021 from the VCSP!http://vwwv.fig.net/news/news_2021/vcsp_globalsurveyorsday.asphttp://vwwv.fig.net/news/news_2021/vcsp_globalsurveyorsday.asp3/23/2021 10:53:49 AMThe VCSP is currently seeking funding for upcoming projects, please enjoy this video where the VCSP teams explain how your donation can make a difference

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