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#DigitizeEU: Commission launches new plans to digitize European industry and research

#DigitizeEU: Commission launches new plans to digitize European industry and research

| April 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

The European Commission presented a set of measures to support and link up national initiatives for the digitisation of industry and related services across all sectors and to boost investment through strategic partnerships and networks. The Commission also proposes concrete measures to speed up the development of common standards in priority areas, such as 5G […]

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#EUAfrica: African Union Commission and European Commission meet to address shared EU-Africa challenges

#EUAfrica: African Union Commission and European Commission meet to address shared EU-Africa challenges

Tomorrow (6 April), the African Union Commission and the European Commission will hold their annual College-to-College meeting in Africa’s political capital, Addis Ababa. This is the biggest Africa-EU political meeting of the year. Tomorrow, the African Union Commission and the European Commission will hold their annual College-to-College meeting in Africa’s political capital, Addis Ababa. The […]

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#UHFFrequencies: ‘European content is at risk’, says Wider Spectrum Group

#UHFFrequencies: ‘European content is at risk’, says Wider Spectrum Group

The Wider Spectrum Group (WSG) met with Andrus Ansip, the European Commission Vice President for the Digital Single Market (DSM), on Monday (29 February) to urge support for creative producers and distributors of European cultural content in upcoming EU legislation on the UHF frequencies. Commenting on the outcome of the meeting WSG’s Alan March said: […]

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#PrivacyShield: Restoring trust in transatlantic data flows through strong safeguards – European Commission presents EU-U.S. Privacy Shield

#PrivacyShield: Restoring trust in transatlantic data flows through strong safeguards – European Commission presents EU-U.S. Privacy Shield

| February 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

The European Commission today (29 February) issued the legal texts that will put in place the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield and a Communication summarizing the actions taken over the last years to restore trust in transatlantic data flows since the 2013 surveillance revelations. In line with President Juncker’s political guidelines, the Commission has (i) finalized the […]

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#Berlinale: Two EU-funded films won Silver Bears at Berlin International Film Festival

#Berlinale: Two EU-funded films won Silver Bears at Berlin International Film Festival

| February 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Two films supported by the Creative Europe – MEDIA programme were awarded a Silver Bear at the 66th Berlin International Film Festival (Berlinale), one of the world’s leading film festivals. Danish actress Trine Dyrholm received the Silver Bear for Best Actress for her role in the film Kollektivet (The Commune) by Thomas Vinterberg. Polish movie […]

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#PrivacyShield European Commission and US agree on new framework for transatlantic data flows

#PrivacyShield European Commission and US agree on new framework for transatlantic data flows

| February 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

The European Commission and the US have agreed on a new framework for transatlantic data flows: the EU-US Privacy Shield. Today (3 February) the College of Commissioners approved the political agreement reached and has mandated Vice-President Andrus Ansip and Commissioner Věra Jourová to prepare the necessary steps to put the new arrangement in place. This […]

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#DataProtectionday Joint Statement by Vice-President Ansip and Commissioner Jourová on the occasion of Data Protection day

#DataProtectionday Joint Statement by Vice-President Ansip and Commissioner Jourová on the occasion of Data Protection day

| January 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Every year on 28 January, the Commission celebrates the Data Protection day. The Commission put forward its proposals to modernise EU data protection rules in January 2012. On 15 December 2015, an agreement on the reform was found with the European Parliament and the Council. On the occasion of this year Data Protection day, European […]

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