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Set up as a European Community Agency, 12 July 2004, by European Council Regulation (EC) 1321/2004, with the title European GNSS Supervisory Authority (GSA). Status amended, 2006, by Council Regulation (EC) No 1942/2006. Successor to GALILEO Joint Undertaking (GJU), set up May 2002; took over GJU tasks, 1 Jan 2007. Restructured into a decentralized agency of the European Union (EU) under current title following Regulation (EU) No 912/2010 and Regulation (EU) No 512/2014. Full title: European Global Navigation Satellite Systems Agency.


Manage all public interests related to, promote use of, and ensure security of European GNSS programmes (EGNOS and Galileo); achieve a fully operational Galileo system and make it the world's leading satellite navigation system for civilian applications.

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Relations with 5 inter-governmental organizations.
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Members in 29 countries
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Subjects *

  • Social Activity
    • Agency
  • Transportation, Telecommunications
    • Satellites
  • Research, Standards
    • Navigation

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure



Last News Received

16. Dec 2019
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