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29.09.2023 13:27

The 5th Congress on cadastre in Bosnia and Herzegovina was held in organization of the Geodetic Society of Herceg-Bosnia on September 27-29, 2023 in Neum, under the patronage of the President of the Federation of BiH, Lidija Bradara. In her welcoming speech, President Bradara emphasized the importance and progress of the land administration sector in Bosnia and Herzegovina, as well as the overall contribution to society through the achieved results and implemented projects.

After the President’s speech, an opening speech was also given by Mr. Ivan Lesko, President of the Geodetic Society of Herceg-Bosnia, who emphasized that the society’s intention is to provide the insight to the actualities of the cadastre and land administration sector of Bosnia and Herzegovina andneighbourhood.

Through the six planned sessions, the activities and projects of the Federal Geodetic Administration were presented, a total of twenty-three submitted works and three invited lectures were held.

In the opening session of the Congress, Mr. Tomaž Petek, Director of the Surveying and Mapping Authority of the Republic of Slovenia and member of the Eurogeographics Management board, spoke about the role of the Slovenian land administration in Green Deal program. Then a special lecture was held on the occasion of the seventieth anniversary of the beginning of new survey in Bosnia and Herzegovina, which was held by the professor from the Faculty of Civil Engineering in Sarajevo- Department of Geodesy and Geoinformatics, Mr. Nedim Tuno, and the opening session was closed by Mr. Maho Taso, director of Prostor d.o.o. agency in Sarajevo, who presented the importance of a detailed and reliable Sales Price Register.

Considering the results and constant progress in the work of the Federal Geodetic Administration, the Congress participants found this session particularly interesting. Presentations on FGA actual and planned projects, results and achievements were held by assistant directors; Mr. Nedžad Pašalić, Mr. Sead Hadžić and Mr. Denis Tabučić headed by director, Mr. Željko Obradović.

In the remaining four sessions, twenty-three submitted works by Bosnian-Herzegovinian authors and experts from other countries were presented, in four parts; the establishment of cadastre and other registers through legislative and practice, new technologies in cadastre, spatial data infrastructure, projects and other social activities in cadastre.

The Congress served the participants like the insight to the current state of the cadastre, land administration and achievements, both in the territory of Bosnia and Herzegovina and in the surrounding countries.

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