Technical Committee EUROPA
In accordance with the Internet Strategy Communication Communicating about Europe via the Internet, the EUROPA Technical Committee was created.
The Technical Committee, chaired by DG DIGIT, is composed of permanent members of DGs COMM, OP, CONNECT, SCIC, DGT, and the chairman of the EUROPA Forum.
As a formal instance of EUROPA’s management structure as defined in the communication Communicating about Europe via the Internet, the Technical Committee will:
- Monitor developments in Internet technology and formulating technical solutions to meet functional needs as defined by the Editorial Committee, including the transition from Web 1.0 to Web 2.0 (and other web trends) and the use of Open Source solutions.
- Oversee the delivery of technical solutions by web experts across DGs (coordinated and animated by DIGIT).
- Keep an inventory of all existing and planned web applications and tools developed by web teams in individual DGs that can be re-used by all webmasters.
- Update the technical chapters of the IPG.
Organisation and working
The Technical Committee is presided by DG DIGIT who decides its work programme and working calendar.
You can find more information on its wiki site.
The Technical Committee has a schedule of meetings.