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logo of the Digital Day with European Flag, the number 60 and words "Rome" and "Digital Day"
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From 23/03/2017 to 23/03/2017
The European Commission has published a new European Interoperability Framework which will help European public administrations to coordinate their digitisation efforts when delivering public services. Read more
Cross-borders Europe picture
Cross-borders Europe picture
From 07/03/2017 to 07/03/2017
In case you have missed the e-SENS event you can still embark on the journey of a new era for Digital Public Services and contribute to the EU Digital ecosystem for public administrations and beyond. Read more
e-Sens logo with text "moving services forward .eu"
e-Sens logo
From 07/03/2017 to 07/03/2017
Germany, the Netherlands and Austria have successfully connected their electronic identification and authentication infrastructure, making it possible to use Austrian and German eID to access Dutch online public services. Specific examples include an agricultural portal, handling traffic fines and services delivered by municipalities. The endeavour was carried out within the framework of the Citizen Lifecycle Pilot of the e-SENS project, co-financed by the EU. Read more
eGovernment: delivering innovative public services for citizens and businesses
From 01/03/2017 to 01/03/2017
The digital transformation of government will benefit citizens and businesses, save administrations money and create a new marketplace for public service applications. EU-funded projects have helped to overcome obstacles and provide the building blocks for administrations to deliver new digital services across departments and across borders. Read more
Graphic showing map of Europe with connected cities
Graphic showing map of Europe with connected cities
From 17/02/2017 to 17/02/2017
The European Commission has opened today a call for proposals under the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) to stimulate and support the deployment of European Digital Service Infrastructures (DSIs). Up to €27.5 million will be made available to meet the needs of public administrations, businesses and citizens in their cross-border activities. The deadline for submitting proposals is 18 May 2017. Read more
From 26/01/2017 to 26/01/2017
The TOOP project is part of the EU eGovernment Action Plan 2016-2020 and will contribute towards increasing the efficiency of the Digital Single Market. The project will ensure that information is supplied to public administrations only once regardless of the company's country of origin. This step eliminates unnecessary burdens for European businesses which are asked to present the same data and documents repeatedly. Read more
From 08/11/2016 to 08/11/2016
Did you know that the ISA² programme, managed by the European Commission, offers some 20 IT-solutions that facilitate administrative transactions across borders? Read more
Logo of the European Cyber Security Month
Logo of the European Cyber Security Month
From 30/09/2016 to 30/09/2016
October 2016 is European Cyber Security Month and will bring plenty of opportunities for people to discover how to stay safe online and play an active role in their own security. Read more
From 18/07/2016 to 18/07/2016
The ECIM project officially ended on 30 June 2016. During the 30 months of the project, 14 partners from five European countries worked collectively and in cooperation with other actors, such as mobility service providers, public authorities and cities. Read more
graphic representation showing the new EU trust mark
graphic representation showing the new EU trust mark
From 30/06/2016 to 30/06/2016
From 1st July, people, businesses and public administrations will be able to carry out convenient, secure and legally valid electronic transactions across borders. EU rules on electronic signatures, electronic seals, time stamps, electronic delivery service and website authentication, as well as electronic documents apply directly across the 28 Member States. For example, an electronic signature will be recognised in the same way as a written one, across the EU. Cross-border digital transactions will be more convenient and more secure in a Digital Single Market. Read more