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 that has been established and approved by EUMETSAT Member States.
The EUMETSAT Basic Documents publication contains all the basic legal texts which govern our operation.
28 November 2023
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.
EUMETSAT’s vision is to be the leading user-driven operational agency in Europe for Earth observation satellite programmes that fulfil the objectives of its Convention.
The Council is the supreme decision-making body of EUMETSAT to which the Director-General reports, as the Chief Executive Officer.
The EUMETSAT matrix organisation captures all the expertise required to deliver programmes agreed by the Council.