On 17 July 2014, representatives of ESA and Arianespace met in ESA’s headquarters in Paris to sign a contract to build the Sentinel-1B satellite scheduled.
The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) and the European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC) formalised their collaboration by signing a collaboration agreement to enhance the development and use
UN-SPIDER's Senior Programme Coordinator, Mr Luc St-Pierre, participated in the European Space Solutions Conference, which took place from 11 to 13 June 2014 in Prague, Czech Republic.
UN-SPIDER, together with representatives of the German Aerospace Center (DLR), the European Commission (EC), SERTIT, ITHACA and the US Geological Survey (USGS), participated in a meeting of the Int
The Emergency Mapping Service of the European Union's Copernicus programme was activated to provide satellite-based maps of the severe floods in Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Serbia.
The EU maintains diplomatic relations with nearly all countries in the world.
On 12 March 2014, the European Parliament adopted the Regulation of Copernicus, the European Union's Earth Observation Programme.
On 10 December 2013, the European Parliament adopted new legislation on the EU Civil Protection Mechanism paving, by doing so, the way for stronger cooperation in responding to disasters.
On 8 October 2013, the European Parliament ratified an agreement on jointly developing a civil global navigation satellite system (GNSS) with Ukraine, as the Ukraine News Agency Interfax announced.
On 11 December, the European Union's Commission announced the renaming of the European Commission’s Earth Observation Programme, previously known as GMES (Global Monitoring for Environment an
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