About Core Person Vocabulary

One liner

The Core Person Vocabulary is a simplified, reusable and extensible data model that captures the fundamental characteristics of a person, e.g. the name, the gender, the date of birth, the location, ...

Description

E-Government Core Vocabularies are the starting point for developing interoperable e-Government systems as it allows mappings with existing data models. This guarantees Public Administrations to attain cross-border and cross-sector interoperability.  Please refer to the eGovernment Core Vocabularies paper on the approach and benefits of Core Concepts for further background.

The Core Person Vocabulary is one of the three Core Vocabularies that have been developed in the context of Action 2.1 of the (ISA²) programme. The specification is developed by a multi disciplinary Working Group, with a total of 69 people from 22 countries, 19 EU and 3 non-EU countries (USA, South-Africa, and Norway), and several EU Institutions.

The latest version of the Core Vocabularies can be downloaded from https://joinup.ec.europa.eu/solution/e-government-core-vocabularies. (direct link to version 1.1)

Purpose

eGovernment Core Vocabularies are the starting point for developing interoperable eGovernment systems as it allows mappings with existing data models. This guarantees Public Administrations to attain cross-border and cross-sector interoperability.  Please refer to the eGovernment Core Vocabularies paper on the approach and benefits of Core Concepts for further background.

Benefits

This specification enables interoperability among people registers and any other ICT based solutions exchanging and processing information about people.

Version information

Distributions

  e-Justice Communication via Online Data EXchange

  Owner: e-CODEX

  Date: Future release

 

Development and maintenance process

The applicable policy regarding the development and maintenance process of the Core Person Vocabulary is available here

Information on collaboration

Upcoming release dates

Archived pages for past development cycles

Meeting minutes

Owner/Contact Information

Owner
Name
European Union
Type
Supra-national authority
Contact information

Categorisation

Solution type
[ABB194] Core Data Model
Status
Under development

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