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INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION

 

Surveying and Mapping Authority of the Republic of Slovenia in accordance with the guidelines of the Declaration of the National Assembly of the foreign policy of the Republic of Slovenia and of the tasks written in the law of the national land survey service, focused  international activities on the following areas:

  • The functioning of the EU institutions
  • Cooperation with neighboring countries and the countries in the SEE region
  • Cooperation with other countries

EuroGeographics
The EuroGeographics association was established in 2000 by merging two European associations CERCO (Comité Européen des Responsables de la Cartographie Officielle) and MEGRIN (Multi-purpose European Ground Related Information Network). The purpose of the merge was the promotion of cooperation between European national cartographic institutions and more efficient implementation of assignments and achievement of objectives of the previous CERCO and MEGRIN associations. The Surveying and Mapping Authority of the Republic of Slovenia, as a founding member of Eurogeographics is actively involved in the work of its working groups, as well as the maintenance of common data products and services provided by the association Eurogeographics.

 

UNGEGN
The United Nations Group of Experts on Geographical Names (UNGEGN) is an advisory and expert body of the United Nations. During the five year period between the 7th and 8th general conference of the United Nations on the Standardisation of Geographical Names (until 2002) Slovenia chaired the regional group for Eastern, Central and South-eastern Europe. KSZI (Slovene Governmental Commission for the Standardisation of Geographical Names) homepage.

UN/ECE Working Party on Land Administration

The international association for the administration of real estate within the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe covers the activities of the national institutions of Europe and North America in the field of land cadastre, land register, real estate valuation, land consolidation and land information systems. In the period between 1999 and 2001 Slovenia chaired the association.

 

Permanent Committee on Cadastre in the European Union

Permanent Committee on Cadastre in the European Union (PCC) was established in 2002, at the First Congress on Cadastre in the European Union. The purpose of the Permanent Committee on Cadastre is to improve cooperation between the cadastral administrations of all Member States in the development of strategies and joint initiatives with the aim of co-ordination between the various European cadastral systems and their users. Surveying and Mapping Authority of the Republic of Slovenia  participate in work of the Permanent Committee on Cadastre since its inception in October 2002.