In 2016, a total of 1,387 reports of threats, limitations and violations to press freedom were verified by Mapping Media Freedom’s network of correspondents, partners and other sources based in Europe.
The consultation, launched by DG Justice and Consumers, will enable to collect information, views and experiences on the benefits and drawbacks of whistleblower protection; on the elements that are important for effective whistleblower protection; on problems arising both at national and EU level from gaps and weaknesses of existing whistleblower protection and from the divergences of protection across the EU, as well as on the need for minimum standards of protection.
The 2017 Digital Economy and Society Index (DESI) shows that the EU is making progress but the gap between top digital players and lower-performing countries is still too wide. More efforts and investments are needed to make the most of the Digital Single Market.
To accompany the 2017 Digital Economy and Society Index, and in advance of the Digital Day, part of the celebrations of the 60th anniversary of the treaties of Rome, the Commission has published a paper with key messages for EU leaders and decision-makers.
The Digital Economy and Society Index (DESI) is a composite index that summarises relevant indicators on Europe’s digital performance and tracks the evolution of EU member states in digital competitiveness.
The eHealth Week was formally launched by the Ministry for Health in Valletta (10-12 May 2017) on the open day held on 3 March. Maltese Health Minister Chris Fearne addressed the conference and said that it was an honour that Malta will be in holding such a prestigious event, in which technology in health will be discussed.