Many Digital Agenda issues - telecommunications, advanced Information Technologies, the changing face of media and more - concern countries around the world, while many challenges need to be met at a global level.
The European Union cooperates with many countries and international organisations to represent Europe's interests and actively promote the benefits of the Digital Agenda for Europe's actions to all people.
Internationally, the focus is to ensure that countries outside the EU establish a fair and transparent regulatory environment, thus granting equal access to European companies, and to reinforce international research cooperation.
The main items on the international Digital Agenda for the EU are currently:
The activities performed around these main items are structured according to the following broad categories: