عنوان مقاله [English]
Considering the fast growth of population and the following urban development and expansion, the International Federation of Surveyors (FIG), during its permanent commission attended by a delegates of land management experts, has published a declaration concerning the importance of land management and the role of surveying engineers in development of human habitation.
The declaration has been prepared by collaboration of the UN’s Habitat, and can achieve its goals only if its recommendations are implemented; so it is asked from all countries to stay committed to fulfilment of the declaration’s requirements, and the international society is to use all its power to realize its goals.
In the FIG congress in Helsinki, the head of the UN’s Habitat has declared:
“Land is the starting point of all human habitation, and surveying engineers stand at the first stage of this process”.
This statement shows the cosmopolitan responsibility of the surveyor. This paper describes the issues related to the content of this declaration.