International Federation of Surveyors (FIG)

Federation Internationale des Geometres has been a member since 1992.

The International Federation of Surveyors (Federation Internationale des Geometres, FIG) was founded in 1878 by seven European member associations, and is a United Nations and World Bank recognized international non-governmental organization of national member associations, cadastral and mapping agencies and ministries, universities and corporates from over 120 countries. FIG covers the whole range of professional fields within the global surveying community, hereunder surveying, cadastre, valuation, mapping, geodesy, geospatial, and quantity surveyors and provides an international forum for discussion and development aiming to promote professional practice and standards.

FIG is globally recognized as the leading international non-governmental organization on geospatial information and the management of “land”, the “sea” and the “built” environment. It is within the surveyors’ task to determine the size and shape of the earth, to map its surface and to manage it in a sustainable way.


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