EuroMed Satellite Navigation (GNSS) / METIS

Project Duration
2006 - 2009
€4.5 million (MEDA)

Countries covered:

  • Algeria
  • Egypt
  • Israel
  • Jordan
  • Lebanon
  • Morocco
  • Palestine *
  • Syria *
  • Tunisia

Brief Description

Defines a common and shared policy towards the implementation of GNSS services in the Mediterranean Partner Countries
Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Occupied Palestinian Territory, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey

Actions in brief


  • Sets up a functional MEDA Regional GNSS Office, designed to coordinate demonstration activities in the region.
  • Proposes a Road Map for GNSS Service implementation in the Mediterranean region.
  • Organises demonstration events for validating EGNOS use and application in various domains: Civil Aviation, Maritime, Freight Transport, Rail, etc.
  • Holds training sessions, seminars and workshops aimed at GNSS stakeholders, such as public authorities, researchers, university, application developers.
  • Promotes satellite tracking and tracing services of ships in the Mediterranean Partner Countries.


Environment & Climate change