The Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE) of the European Parliament has published a study entitled “The EU programme for Global Monitoring for Environment and Security (GMES): governance and financing”.
This study introduces the GMES initiative and its components. It draws lessons learned from a comparison with the Galileo Programme. The governance and financing of GMES are critically analysed and discussed. Based on the main findings policy recommendations are developed.
The complete study report can be downloaded from the search page of the European Parliament website at http://www.europarl.europa.eu/activities/committees/studies.do?language=EN