Information on Basic Documents
This page contains all Resolutions adopted by the EUMETSAT Council and Declarations on Optional Programmes, excluding those that have been abolished.
The EUMETSAT Data Policy is a document which has been established and approved by EUMETSAT Member States.
The EUMETSAT Basic Documents publication contains all the basic legal texts which govern our operation.
12 January 2022
26 March 2020
The publication of these Basic Documents is updated regularly. If you have any questions or require any further information, please contact us, addressing the EUMETSAT Legal Affairs Division. The following documents are downloadable in PDF format.
If you have any questions or require any further information, please contact us, addressing the EUMETSAT Legal Affairs Division.
The following documents are downloadable in PDF format.
Who we are
EUMETSAT is the European operational satellite agency for monitoring weather, climate and the environment from space.
EUMETSAT member states
EUMETSAT is a user-governed operational organisation formed in 1986, which serves the needs of its member states.
The EUMETSAT strategy provides the direction and scope of activities to be undertaken by EUMETSAT over the long-term, with the aim of maximising the benefits to users in member and cooperating states, whilst taking into account any evolutions in EUMETSAT’s environment.
The Council is the supreme decision-making body of EUMETSAT to which the Director-General reports, as the Chief Executive Officer.