Local Chapters/Applications/Belgium

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Applicant information

OpenStreetMap Belgium
Operating title
OpenStreetMap Belgium
Region or topic
Contact name
Joost Schouppe
Contact email
Contact phone
Kept private
Registered place of business
Open Knowledge Belgium VZW/ASBL, Sint-Salvatorstraat 18/101, 9000 GENT
Subgroup within organization
Yes. OpenStreetMap Belgium is a "working group" within Open Knowledge Belgium
Rough equivalent of incorporation form in UK law
"association without commercial purpose"

Status Table

Item Link Date
Basic contact information Above 2017-09-13
Corporate documents
Trade registry entry Trade registry entry of Open Knowledge Belgium (NL)
Open Knowledge Belgium - Trade registry entry-nl.pdf
English translation for above Trade registry entry of Open Knowledge Belgium (EN)
Open Knowledge Belgium - Trade registry entry-en.pdf
Copy of articles association or similar Articles of Association of Open Knowledge Belgium (NL) OSM-BE Articles of Association-nl.pdf Updates (NL) OSM-BE Articles of Association updates-nl.pdf OpenStreetMap Belgium - Initial constitution (EN) OSM-BE Initial contritution-en.pdf 2017-10-24
English translation for above
OpenStreetMap Belgium logo.png
Director information Owners, if any: Open Knowledge Belgium

Current Board members/Trustees/Officers:

  • Ben Abelshausen (our representative in the Open Belgium board)
  • Jonathan Beliën
  • Joost Schouppe

Member count per 2017-09-20: 130 (see here for up to date info)

Financial information Financial information of Open Knowledge Belgium Open Knowledge Belgium - Profit and Loss Account.pdf

Tax returns: see above

Liability insurance: Υes, we have a "beperkte aansprakelijkheid" (limited liablilties insurance) which covers bodily injuries up to 1.250.000 EUR, material damage up to 250.000 EUR, immaterial damage up to 250.000 EUR Volunteers have higher coverage, of 12.500.000 EUR for bodily injuries and 625.000 EUR for material damages.

Intellectual property

Relevant intellectual property (OpenStreetMap, OSM, StateOfTheMap) registered by the applicant

  • None

Domain names

  • osm.be
  • openstreetmap.be will be released to us by current owner when we become a chapter


  • No trademark

Other exclusive rights (company names, protected designs, patents of any kind etc)

  • None
Consultation documents
Local consultation
OSMF member
LC signed contract
OSMF signed contract

Other Documents