International Committee on Global Navigation Satellite Systems (ICG)

Comité international sur les systèmes mondiaux de navigation par satellite
Comité Internacional sobre los Sistemas Mundiales de Navegación por Satélite

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2005-12-01 Vienna Austria


Established 1-2 Dec 2005, Vienna (Austria), at an international meeting at E-XE7552 - United Nations Office at Vienna (UNOV), as an informal, voluntary forum. Establishment followed the Third United Nations Conference on the Exploration and Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (UNISPACE III), held in 1999, and recommendations made by the 'Action Team on Global Navigation Satellite Systems', established by E-XE0535 - Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (COPUOS) in 2001. Plan of Action endorsed in A-XA3375 - United Nations (UN) Resolution 59/2, 2004. Providers' Forum set up Sep 2007, Bangalore (India).


Encourage and facilitate compatibility, interoperability and transparency between all satellite navigation systems to promote and protect the use of their open service applications.


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