Tenth Plenary Meeting UN-GGIM: Europe

The Tenth Plenary Meeting of the European Region of the United Nations Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM: Europe) will be held from 22 – 23 November 2023 in Brussels, Belgium.

The meeting, which is being hosted by Eurostat, will take place at the The Berlaymont, Brussels Belgium.  The meeting will commence at 9:00 on Wednesday 22 November and end at 15:30 the following day. An official dinner is being hosted by the National Geographic Institute of Belgium on the evening of the first day.

The Tenth Plenary Meeting of UN-GGIM: Europe will once again bring together senior executives from national geospatial information and statistical authorities within Member States and international geospatial experts from across the region. It will include presentations on global and regional issues and items, together with an overview of the work being carried out by UN-GGIM: Europe.

The draft agenda is available here (updated 16/11/2023): please note that the agenda will be updated periodically.

Please note that all the related papers and presentations are available at this page.

Venue information:

The plenary meeting will be held at The Berlaymont building which is located on the Robert Schuman Roundabout at 200, rue de la Loi/Wetstraat, Bruxelles. The closest metro stop is Schuman on metro lines 1 and 5. The Berlaymont is a European Commission building and you have to show your identification document to access the building. Details of your identification document are required to register for the event.

The UN-GGIM: Europe Dinner the evening of the 22 November will be held at Royal Museum of the Armed Forces and Military History Parc du Cinquantenaire, 1000 Bruxelles. The closest metro stop is Merode on metro lines 1 and 5.


Please register your participation by filling in the form on this page. Note that the registration deadline was 10 November 2023. The registration is now closed.


Travel arrangements:

You need to make your own hotel booking in addition to your registration.

There are plenty of hotels in the vicinity; a few are indicated here for your information. Please note that there are no hotel rooms reserved or pre-booked for this event.

Close to the meeting venue:
– Holiday Inn Brussels – Schuman, Breydelstraat 20-24 Brussels 1040 Belgium
– Thon Hotel EU, Rue de la Loi 75, 1040 Bruxelles, Belgium
– Thon Residence EU, Rue d’Arlon 81, 1040 Bruxelles, Belgium
– Hotel NH Brussels EU Berlaymont, Karel de Grotelaan 11/19, 1000 Brussel, Belgium
– Martin’s Brussels EU – Karel de Grotelaan 80, 1000 Brussel, Belgium

Further afield:
– Hotel Motel One, Rue Royale 120, 1000 Brussels, Belgium (close to metro stop Parc also on lines 1 and 5)