FIG is the premier international organization representing the interests of surveyors worldwide. It is a federation of the national member associations and covers the whole range of professional fields within the global surveying community. It provides an international forum for discussion and development aiming to promote professional practice and standards.
The Global Land Tool Network (GLTN) is an alliance of global regional and national partners contributing to poverty alleviation through land reform, improved land management and security of tenure particularly through the development and dissemination of pro-poor and gender-sensitive land tools.
Secure land tenure and property rights are fundamental to shelter and livelihoods as well as the realisation of human rights, poverty reduction,economic prosperity and sustainable development.
UN-Habitat is the United Nations programme working towards a better urban future.
Embracing our smart world where the continents connect:
enhancing the geospatial maturity of societies
FIG Congress 2018 is an exciting week-long conference that brings the international community of surveying and spatial professionals together.
Scientists, experts, policy- and decision-makers, students, and stakeholders are invited to join the discussions on issues affecting the international surveying and spatial community today and in the future.
FIG Congress 2018 takes place at Istanbul Congress Center, conveniently located in the city centre and with a variety of hotels nearby.FIG has been organising conferences since 1878. The first conference was held in Paris from 18-20 July 1878. This year’s Congress is the 26th.