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  • General

    The INSPIRE Community Forum is now part of the INSPIRE helpdesk system, based on GitHub (, so please start there any new discussions.

    The current platform will remain available in read only mode in its current form and URL address until 31/01/2021, then its content will be archived and then published in a different URL which will be announced when it becomes available.

About this Group

This page provides access to Forum content (discussions, news, files…) concerned to technical aspects of the implementation of the INSPIRE Directive, including information about different INSPIRE components, typologies of INSPIRE data and services, INSPIRE implementation examples, INSPIRE Maintenance and Implementation Work Plan (MIWP) Actions (e.g. Alternative encodings for INSPIRE data, Validation and conformity testing, Improving accessibility of data sets through network services…), and software applications that may be helpful in specific steps of the process.

Click on the drop down menu items below and have access to dedicated Special Pages with useful links, insights and examples for the specific topic areas.