Galileo (Extract from: Provisional Version, Transport Council, 7 October)

October 8, 2004

Brussels, 07 Oct 2004

  • Overall state of play
The Council was informed by Vice President of the Commission Loyola de Palacio on current developments concerning the European Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS), in particular, on the outcome of the selection procedure for the future concerning holder carried out by the GALILEO Joint Undertaking and on the other conditions which have now been met and which will allow the Council to take a decision on the lawmaking of the future phases of the GALILEO programme in December 2004.

  • Cooperation with Ukraine
The Council adopted a Decision authorising the Commission to open negotiations with Ukraine with a view to establishing a cooperation Agreement concerning the development of a civil Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS).

The scenario of cooperation includes multilateral and industrial cooperation, research and scientific activities especially on standardisation issues, regional integrity monitoring and financial investment in GALILEO. essdata/en/trans/82164.pdf

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