The INSPIRE Directive sets the minimum conditions for interoperable sharing and exchange of spatial data across Europe as part of a larger European Interoperability Framework and the e-Government Action Plan that contributes to the Digital Single Market Agenda. Article 21 of INSPIRE Directive defines the basic principles for monitoring and reporting. More detailed implementing rules regarding INSPIRE monitoring and reporting have been adopted as Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2019/1372 on the 19th August 2019.
This country fiche highlights the progress in the various areas of INSPIRE implementation. It includes information on monitoring 2020 acquired in December 2020 and Member States update.
A high-level view on the governance, use and impact of the INSPIRE Directive in Romania. More detailed information is available on the INSPIRE knowledge base.
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The normative act of transposition of the INSPIRE Directive, is the Government Ordinance no. 4/2010 on the establishment of the National Infrastructure for spatial information in Romania and has been republished in 2014. It provides the legal framework for the establishment of the Council for National Spatial Data Infrastructure (INIS Council), which has a coordinating role in the implementation of the INSPIRE Directive and consists of representatives of 21 public authorities.
The INIS Council presidency is ensured by the National Agency for Cadastre and Land Registration (ANCPI), and the vice-presidency is held by the Ministry of Environment, Water and Forests. In its activity, the INIS Council is assisted by 4 groups of experts, as shown above.
The information presented in this document refers to the period January 2020 – March 2021.