FIG News FeedNews from International Federation of Surveyors FIG web site www.fig.neten5/31/2020http://www.fig.net/news/index.aspThe future of our professional work - call to actionhttp://195.69.128.12/news/news_2020/05_governance_call-to-action.asphttp://195.69.128.12/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 Consolidationhttp://195.69.128.12/news/news_2020/05_FAO-FIG-webinar.asphttp://195.69.128.12/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-19http://195.69.128.12/news/news_2020/05_hpf_statement_covid19.asphttp://195.69.128.12/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) Weekhttp://195.69.128.12/news/news_2020/05_ww2020_1-intro.asphttp://195.69.128.12/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 GLTNhttp://195.69.128.12/news/news_2020/04_gltn_covid.asphttp://195.69.128.12/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 Ghanahttp://195.69.128.12/news/news_2020/04_ghis_covid.asphttp://195.69.128.12/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 ˘50,000.00 towards the Covid-19 National Trust Fund.

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FIG Working Week 2020 +1http://195.69.128.12/news/news_2020/04_ww2020-21.asphttp://195.69.128.12/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 Recipienthttp://195.69.128.12/news/news_2020/04_aubrey-barker-fund.asphttp://195.69.128.12/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 Publicationhttp://195.69.128.12/news/news_2020/04_GLTN-guide_land-based_finance.asphttp://195.69.128.12/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)http://195.69.128.12/news/news_2020/02_wuf10.asphttp://195.69.128.12/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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FIG General Assembly 2020 has been cancelled and postponed to 2021http://195.69.128.12/news/news_2020/03_ga_cancelled.asphttp://195.69.128.12/news/news_2020/03_ga_cancelled.asp3/27/2020 1:49:45 PMThe agenda is however still available - have a look at the agenda items and reports

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Geomatics World asks FIG President about the Coronavirus crisishttp://195.69.128.12/news/news_2020/03_geomatics_world_questions.asphttp://195.69.128.12/news/news_2020/03_geomatics_world_questions.asp3/25/2020 9:51:37 PMGeomatics World Magazine asks how FIG is dealing with the Coronavirus Crisis - read Rudolf Staigers response

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FIG Working Week 2020 has been cancelled due to COVID-19http://195.69.128.12/news/news_2020/03_ww-cancellation.asphttp://195.69.128.12/news/news_2020/03_ww-cancellation.asp3/25/2020 6:21:46 PMThe Dutch organisers and FIG had looked very much forward to welcoming all to Amsterdam to what should have been the highlight of the year 2020

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Global Surveyors' Day - 21 Marchhttp://195.69.128.12/news/news_2020/03_globalsurveyorsday.asphttp://195.69.128.12/news/news_2020/03_globalsurveyorsday.asp3/11/2020 2:30:01 PM21 March is Global Surveyors' Day and this is celebrated around the world. How will you be celebrating the day?

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Are you in Washington 18 Marchhttp://195.69.128.12/news/news_2020/03_washington-com7.asphttp://195.69.128.12/news/news_2020/03_washington-com7.asp3/9/2020 9:32:14 AMFIG Commission 7 and UNGGIM Academic Network invites you to meet if you are travelling to Washington despite the cancellation of the World Bank Conference

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FIG President Staiger meets with the President of Nigeria and the President of the Senatehttp://195.69.128.12/news/news_2020/02_nigeria.asphttp://195.69.128.12/news/news_2020/02_nigeria.asp2/28/2020 5:46:53 PMVisit to FIG members SURCON, NIS and NIQS included induction ceremony of 344 new registered surveyors, meeting with the President of Nigeria, President of the Senate and a visit to the French Embassy to discuss visa applications for Amsterdam.

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Winning the fight against Corruption in the Land Sector: Sustainable Pathway for Africa’s Transformationhttp://195.69.128.12/news/news_2020/02_clpa.asphttp://195.69.128.12/news/news_2020/02_clpa.asp2/26/2020 4:55:59 PMVice President Diane Dumashie attends the United Nations Conference on Land Policy in Africa, CLPA-2019 25-29 November 2019 in Abidjan, Ivory Coast.

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Participate in the SSSI National Bushfire Recovery Map-a-thon on 9 Februaryhttp://195.69.128.12/news/news_2020/02_sssi-mapathon.asphttp://195.69.128.12/news/news_2020/02_sssi-mapathon.asp2/6/2020 11:33:36 AMHelp our Australian colleagues and participate in this mapathon on 9 February 2020

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Prof. Dr. Dalal Alnaggar passed away on 2 February 2020http://195.69.128.12/news/news_2020/02_dalal_alnaggar.asphttp://195.69.128.12/news/news_2020/02_dalal_alnaggar.asp2/3/2020 11:59:35 AMIt is with sadness that we must inform that Prof. Dr. Dalal Alnaggar, Egypt, passed away on 2 February 2020. Prof. Dalal Alnaggar was well known and highly respected within FIG and it is a big loss for the international surveying community.

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FIG and MAPPING THE PLASTIC - Background and Mapathonhttp://195.69.128.12/news/news_2020/mapping_the_plastic.asphttp://195.69.128.12/news/news_2020/mapping_the_plastic.asp1/24/2020 12:02:19 PMPlastic in rivers, river systems and deltas is a major problem. Commission 4 on Hydrograpy and the Young Surveyors work on how surveyors can contribute to this topic.

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Two new FIG Membershttp://195.69.128.12/news/news_2020/01_carlson-CM-AF-montenegro.asphttp://195.69.128.12/news/news_2020/01_carlson-CM-AF-montenegro.asp1/17/2020 7:41:49 PMAt its meeting on 17 January 2020, FIG Council approved Carlson Software as FIG Corporate Member and Real Estate Administration of Montenegro as affiliate

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