INSPIRE Knowledge Base

CLGE

Description
Organisation: 
The Council of European Geodetic Surveyors
Acronym: 
CLGE
Details
Mission and Objectives: 
CLGE's objectives are: + Creation of a permanent forum for European geodetic surveyors, who are committed to European co-operation, characterised by a spirit of partnership. + Promotion and exchange of technical, scientific, educational and organisational know-how within the European states and provision of assistance in dealing with issues arising from different conditions in various CLGE member States. + Provision of assistance to member countries, to national associations and EU institutions on request. + Cultivation of relations between the professional groups represented as European geodetic surveyors in CLGE. + To demonstrably support the European Institutions in all its relevant undertakings and, in particular, to co-operate with and assist the European Commission in the mutual recognition of qualifications for academic and professional purposes and to contribute within the European jurisdiction on professional matters. + Stimulate and facilitate the enhancement of standards of academic and professional qualifications, improved service to customers and quality of outputs within the geodetic surveying market throughout Europe. + Presentation of the geodetic surveying profession to the European public and authorities. Active participation in pertinent legislation processes at European level. + Participation in and membership of organisations and associations within the scope of the CLGE's purpose
Formal Mandate: 
None
Mandate: 
CLGE is a non-government umbrella organization, member of CLGE is an association or a National Liaison Group of Geodetic Surveying Professionals from any European State that represents the majority of the geodetic surveying profession in that State and is technically and professionally recognised in their country
Activities: 
Act as platform for exchange of information organise seminars and workshops contact to EU institutions link to pan-European associations for co-ordination promoting and lobbying the profession education and qualification guidelines for European academic institutions
Membership: 
Member might be an association or a National Liaison Group of Geodetic Surveying Professionals from any European State that represents the majority of the geodetic surveying profession in that State and is technically and professionally recognised in their country 34 members (27 EU member states)
Typology: 
Thematic
PROPOSED ROLE IN INSPIRE DEVELOPMENT

Which role(s) do you foresee for the SDIC in INSPIRE development

  • participate in the review process
  • yes
  • contribute to cost/benefit analysis of the draft Implementing Rules
  • yes
  • contribute to awareness raising and training
  • yes
  • be kept informed
  • yes
    Geographic Domain
    Europe
    Europe, activities might be global as well
    Societal Sector
    national governments, EU institutions, pan-European associations, chambers
    Specific Expertise
    Previous Experience relevant for INSPIRE development
    CLGE members are representing public and private sector as well and therefore in many countries responsible for reference data and services as well as users and producers.
    Environmental application domains
    Spatial Planning, Coastal Zone Management
    Primary Business
    Surveying, Spatial Planning, Mining, Sea measurements