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About FGIC

The Federal Geographic Information Center was founded based on the United Arab Emirates Federal Law No. (5) of 2019 and is considered the official reference in the United Arab Emirates with regards to organizing and governing the National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI) sector. The Centers' main functions include implementing strategic plans, frameworks, policies, and standards which include managing, unifying, spreading, and protecting the secrecy and origin of geospatial information in cooperation with stakeholders within the United Arab Emirates and internationally.

Our Vision

A leading geographic information system at the global level
Our Message
Organizing and developing the geospatial information infrastructure with global standards through effective cooperation and coordination with partners
Our Values
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Precision
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Cooperation
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Quality
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Integration and alignement
Our Main Specialities
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Preparing and issuing policies, legislation, and laws necessary for the governance of the geographic information sector in the country.

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Specifications and Standardization for sharing spatial data at the federal level.

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Designing and establishing the national geospatial platform for shared data to facilitate the process of obtaining and accessing geospatial data and information in accordance with the highest international standards.

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Raising the level of awareness and spatial knowledge in the country through qualifying national technical personnel in this field and raising the level of spatial awareness among government and private agencies and various members of society.

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Achieving official national references represented in geographical names, official maps, and the unified national address at the federal level.