Presentation on theme: "FIG WW 2003 - M.Mayoud/GFF1 GFF=Groupe Francophone de la FIG The French speaking group of FIG was created just before the Brighton congress in 1998 Cultural."— Presentation transcript:
FIG WW 2003 - M.Mayoud/GFF1 GFF=Groupe Francophone de la FIG The French speaking group of FIG was created just before the Brighton congress in 1998 Cultural and relational motivations initially triggered by the adoption of English as a unique working language Set up as an informal group => it could not be/it is not a statutory entity
FIG WW 2003 - M.Mayoud/GFF2 GFF : Motivations and Facts Annual meeting and dinner at each FIG working week, with some individual exchanges in between The GFF strongly contributed to the various reflections which initiated the Task Force on Cultures and Languages Some initial ideas - like meetings, the welcome of students or the exchange of teaching material - depend on good will and money from private or governmental bodies, or simply on benevolent people...
FIG WW 2003 - M.Mayoud/GFF3 GFF : web links Web site initially though as a central source of useful information about professional education in French, publications, meetings, etc. Still active, but no longer completed because of the set-up of more and more informative web sites from OGE, AFT and other French speaking bodies Will be reviewed and maintained in a more simple way http://www.geometre-expert.fr/Cfrfig/index.html
FIG WW 2003 - M.Mayoud/GFF4 Prospects for any FIG Language Group A unique html web page addressed from the FIGTREE may gather some basic information and a collection of useful links to specific sites and documents expressed in a given group language The concept of FIG Language Groups must be effectively supported by the Council and associated with regional incentives & specific events Official recognition by FIG statutes?...