Further information

Supporting organisations





International Federation of Surveyors


Welcome to FIG Regional Conference 2024

Climate Responsive Land Governance  and Disaster Resilience: Safeguarding Land Rights

14-16 November 2024, Hotel Yak and Yeti, Kathmandu, Nepal


The local hosts, Nepal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (NICS) was established in 2008 and has organised several events together with FIG. NICS seeks to create a unique opportunity in Nepal and beyond to focus on resolving regional land-related issues for the betterment of vulnerable communities.

Theme and topics

NICS and FIG aim to promote the important role of surveying professions and surveyors in translating sustainable development goals into action and enhancing community resilience to climate change.

The overall theme is

Climate Responsive Land Governance  and Disaster Resilience: Safeguarding Land Rights

Uncovering regional land agenda topics:

  1. Land Management and Climate Action
  2. Enhancing Women’s Access to Land
  3. Empowering Communities
  4. Educating/Enhancing Indigenous Rights on Land and Property
  5. Fit-for-Purpose Approach for Formalizing Informality
  6. Innovative Technologies in Land Administration
  7. Regional Collaboration



The main objective of the event is to uncover the regional land agenda particularly to highlight the crucial role of surveyors in executing the identified regional agendas.  The secondary objectives include fostering collaborative relationships between national/regional institutions, academics, and professionals for mutual benefit through knowledge sharing and technology transfer at the regional level.

 Additionally, the conference aims to address multidisciplinary issues faced by human society that can be addressed by surveying professionals, such as strengthening cadaster in the region, expanding the scope of FIG in Asia, and inspiring the millennial generation for a prosperous professional future.

Supporting organisations

Ministry of Land Management, Cooperatives and Poverty Alleviation

Survey Department

 Land Management Training Center

 Department of Geomatics Engineering, Kathmandu University

Paschimanchal Campus, Tribhuvan University, Pokhara

Himalayan College of Geomatic Engineering and Land Resources Management, Purvanchal University

 Nepal Remote Sensing and Photogrammetric Society

The Conference is supported by:




World Bank


UN-Habitat Global Land Tool Network