The mission of the International Cartographic Association is to promote
the discipline and profession of cartography in an international context.
The aim of FIG is to be the premier international non-governmental organization
that represents the interests of surveyors and users of surveying services
in all countries in the world. It is a Federation of member associations all of whom seek
excellence in the services that they deliver.
The International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing is a non-governmental
organization devoted to the development of international cooperation for
the advancement of photogrammetry and remote sensing and their applications.
The Society operates without any discrimination on grounds of race, religion,
nationality, or political philosophy.