Public Policy Briefings

EuroGeographics provides positive contributions to those areas of policy development where we, and our members, have a track record, significant expertise and a legitimate interest.

We continue to be registered on the EU Transparency Register and are bound by its code of conduct.

Our current main policy areas of interest within the European Union are:

  • The European Strategy for data
  • The European Spatial Data Infrastructure (INSPIRE)
  • The European Space Programme (Copernicus)
  • Cadastral issues related to policy, such as GDPR
  • Intellectual Property Rights (IPR)
Title Date Size/type

EuroGeographics feedback on the eIDAS Regulation proposal

September 2021 202 kb, PDF

EuroGeographics feedback on the Artificial Intelligence Act proposal

July 2021 194 kb, PDF

EuroGeographics feedback on the EU Roadmap on Data Act including amended rules on the legal protection of databases

June 2021 224 kb, PDF

EuroGeographics feedback on the EU Roadmap for a Communication on “Europe’s Digital Decade”: 2030 digital targets

March 2021 195 kb, PDF

EuroGeographics feedback on Data Governance Act

January 2021 148kb, PDF

EuroGeographics submission to Better regulation portal on INSPIRE Inception Roadmap

October 2020 137kb,PDF

EuroGeographics Information Paper on European Strategy for Data

May 2020 227 kb, PDF

Authoritative Data in a European Context – Joint project of EuroSDR, EuroGeographics & KU Leuven

January 2020 625 kb, PDF
EuroGeographics Information Paper on Space Programme Regulation November 2018 99 kb, PDF
EuroGeographics Information Paper on Recasting of PSI September 2018 212 kb, PDF
EuroGeographics Information Paper on Recasting of PSI June 2018 171 kb, PDF
Review of the Directive on re-use of public sector information December 2017 473 kb, PDF
Evaluation of the Database Directive 96/9/EC August 2017 650 kb, PDF
A single source of dependable geospatial information for Europe – The European Location Framework April 2015 268 kb, PDF
Digital Single Market Strategy-the importance of dependable geospatial information V 1.0 April 2015 280 kb, PDF
EuroGeographics Response to the Commission consultative survey November 2013 339 kb, PDF
Proposal for a Regulation establishing the Copernicus Program July 2013 339 kb, PDF
Proposal to amend the Directive on re-use of public sector information June 2012 171 kb, PDF
Review of the Directive on reuse of public sector information January 2011 71 kb, PDF
Developing the contribution of geographic information to the Digital Agenda January 2011 654 kb, PDF
Quality Information for Digital Agenda 2011 June 2011 446 kb, PDF
GMES Position Paper May 2011 190 kb, PDF
Research and innovation June 2011 214 kb, PDF