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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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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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