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EuroGeographics announces expanded coverage of pan-European topographic mapping

Data from Ukraine is the latest addition to pan-European multi-themed topographic mapping created using harmonised geospatial information from official sources. As a result, EuroRegionalMap (ERM 2019[…]

17 Sep 2019

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Secure, reliable information from official national sources essential to modern state

Trusted authoritative sources of spatial information are fundamental requirements of a modern state, says EuroGeographics, the membership Association for European National Mapping, Cadastral and Land[…]

04 Sep 2019

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3rd International Workshop on Spatial Data Quality call for papers

Malta is hosting an International workshop on spatial data quality which will see producers, users, academia and software suppliers gather in Valletta on 28 and 29 January 2020. Abstracts and papers[…]

06 Aug 2019

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Authoritative geospatial information key to helping deliver UN 2030 agenda for sustainable development

Official digital mapping plays an important role in helping to address the key global and regional issues that affect society and the planet, such as poverty, climate change, sustainable development[…]

05 Aug 2019

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EuroGeographics adds new administrative boundaries to its geospatial open data

EuroGeographics today (8 July 2019) announced the addition of NUTS 3 official boundary information in its European geospatial open data from official national sources. As well as enabling socio-economic[…]

08 Jul 2019

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Open ELS Project unveils first test services at GWF

Open data services developed using official national sources of geospatial information have been demonstrated for the first time at Geospatial World Forum  (2 April 2019). Conference delegates received[…]

02 Apr 2019

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Strategic Partnership for Geospatial World Forum 2019

EuroGeographics and Geospatial Media & Communications have entered into a strategic partnership for Geospatial World Forum 2019. Colin Bray, President of EuroGeographics and Sanjay Kumar, Chief[…]

27 Nov 2018

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EuroGeographics expands coverage of administrative boundaries in latest release

Boundary information for 55 countries is available in EuroGeographics’ latest release of data from official national sources. EuroBoundaryMap enables the exact matching of administrative areas with[…]

31 Oct 2018

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Colin Bray elected President of EuroGeographics

Colin Bray, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Survey Officer, Ordnance Survey Ireland has been elected President of EuroGeographics. Mr Bray was elected by the Heads of Europe’s National Mapping, […]

19 Oct 2018

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EuroGeographics pledges support for global geospatial information framework

EuroGeographics has welcomed a new guide for improving location-based data management and reconfirmed its active support for an integrated global geospatial information framework. At the Eighth Session[…]

20 Aug 2018

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CRD Agreement 2018

NMCAs plan to develop new core reference dataset for Europe

The international not-for-profit membership organisation for Europe’s National Mapping, Cadastral and Land Registration Authorities (NMCAs), has signed an agreement with Germany’s Federal Agency[…]

06 Jun 2018

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EuroGeographics announces new additions to open data for 2018

EuroGeographics has released a new version of EuroGlobalMap, its open data created from official national sources. Forty-five members of the Association for the European National Mapping, Cadastral[…]

20 Feb 2018

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Research reveals scope of open geospatial data from official national sources across Europe

Open data is available from the majority of European National Mapping, Cadastral and Land Registration Authorities (NMCAs), a new survey has found. Research by the Open European Location Services ([…]

05 Dec 2017

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Agreement to provide secretariat for UN-GGIM: Europe renewed

EuroGeographics has renewed its Service Level Agreement with The Netherlands’ Cadastre, Land Registry and Mapping Agency (Kadaster) to provide secretariat services for UN-GGIM: Europe. The membership[…]

21 Nov 2017

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Ireland and Spain elected to EuroGeographics Management Board

Europe’s National Mapping, Cadastre and Land Registry Authorities have elected representatives from Ireland and Spain to the Management Board of their membership Association, EuroGeographics. Colin[…]

07 Oct 2017

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European open data from official national sources to be included in key UN boundary information initiative

Harmonised European open data from official national sources is to be included in the United Nations Second Administrative Level Boundaries (SALB) initiative. EuroGeographics, which represents National[…]

02 Aug 2017

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EuroGeographics signs production management agreement with BKG Germany

EuroGeographics has announced that Germany’s Federal Agency for Cartography and Geodesy (BKG) is to manage production for two of its pan-European products. The production management agreement means[…]

15 Jun 2017

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Plan to deliver authoritative pan-European open data services unveiled today in Brussels

Members of EuroGeographics have today (12 June 2017) unveiled plans for pan-European open data services underpinned by geospatial information from official sources. The Open European Location Services[…]

12 Jun 2017

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EuroGeographics welcomes land registration authorities from Malta and Scotland as new members

Land registration authorities from Malta and Scotland are the latest organisations to become full members of international not-for-profit association, EuroGeographics. Applications from the Malta Land[…]

11 May 2017

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EuroGeographics focuses on policy participation with new appointment

EuroGeographics has appointed an international relations expert to enable Europe’s National Mapping, Cadastral and Land Registry Authorities to contribute to policy initiatives and legislation. Dominik[…]

10 Apr 2017

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Partnership agreed to improve access to pan-European maps for Copernicus users

Users of Copernicus services are set to benefit from a new partnership which improves access to pan-European maps and land information from official sources. The cooperation agreement signed today ([…]

29 Mar 2017

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EuroGeographics creates expert group to strengthen commitment to Copernicus

Members of EuroGeographics have launched an expert group to strengthen their commitment to providing harmonised pan-European geospatial data sets and services to Copernicus. The move builds on the […]

23 Mar 2017

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EuroGeographics enhances open data for 2017

Users of EuroGeographics pan-European open data will benefit from a series of enhancements to the latest release of EuroGlobalMap. Forty-five members of the Association for the European National Mapping[…]

22 Feb 2017

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EuroGeographics announces new Management Board

EuroGeographics has announced a new Management Board comprising senior representatives from Europe’s National Mapping, Cadastre and Land Registry Authorities. During the Association’s 2016 General[…]

24 Oct 2016

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Rapid access to authoritative maps for emergency services agreed at international conference

Emergency services responding to disasters will continue to benefit from fast access to authoritative maps from official sources following a renewed agreement between EuroGeographics and the European[…]

03 Oct 2016

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Icelandic organisations pledge to provide data for gateway to pan-European maps and land information

Iceland has committed to contribute data to a gateway to pan-European maps, geographic and land information from official sources. Following agreements with EuroGeographics, National Land Survey Iceland[…]

12 Jul 2016

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Survey reveals benefits of integrating land information

Information about land use and ownership restrictions is easier to find and use when combined with national cadastres, a survey by EuroGeographics has shown. The Association, which represents national[…]

26 Jan 2016

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Gateway to Maps for Europe takes centre stage at European Commission

National Mapping, Cadastral and Land Registry Authorities have demonstrated how their maps and land information can help the European Commission to achieve the EU’s priorities. The two-week Maps […]

10 Nov 2015

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EuroGeographics signs contract to provide geospatial information to EuroStat

EuroGeographics has signed a contract to provide pan-European geographic information and related services to Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. The four-year agreement means that[…]

23 Jul 2015

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Closer working relationship with EuroSDR announced

EuroGeographics and EuroSDR have today (6 March 2015) announced that they will work together to provide a framework for European spatial data research and development. The cooperation agreement will[…]

10 Mar 2015

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