Joint FIG / UN ECE Workshop

2012 FIG Commission 3 Workshop on
Spatial Information


FIG Task Force on Property and Housing, and 2012 UNECE WPLA workshop on
Informal Development, Property and Housing

With the contribution of UN ECE CHLM, REM, WB, FIG Com9, FIG Com10

And Commission 3 Annual Meeting

10-14 December 2012, Athens, Greece

The aim of this workshop is to study the impact of spatial information on managing the built environment, and on monitoring the legalization process and progress of informal settlements with particular reference to land privatization/title strengthening, property registration, planning reforms, housing and property markets; this with emphasis on the economic, social and environmental aspects on global, nationwide and local levels. In addition, to investigate the international knowledge and experience on how surveyors may assist good governance, efficient operations of property markets, affordable planning, affordable housing, and appropriate environmental management by providing innovative and reliable land tools and spatial information solutions addressing global challenges.


Please review relevant workshop documents at bottom of page (also here).

Date: December 10-14, 2012

Divani Caravel Hotel, 2, Vas. Alexandrou Avenue, 16121 Athens, Greece (getting there - section updated).

Recent Announcements

  • Getting there Details on getting to the venue is updated. please check here
    Posted Dec 4, 2012, 2:43 AM by F ComIII
  • Preliminary programme draft is online A preliminary detailed draft of the programme is now available here
    Posted Nov 29, 2012, 5:13 AM by F ComIII
  • List of Papers to be Presented in the Workshop A first draft of a list of papers scheduled for presentation is given here. Please check for updates.
    Posted Nov 13, 2012, 3:09 AM by F ComIII
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