On 19 May 2017, Roberto Viola, Director-General of Communications Networks, Content and Technology and Edgar Olvera Jiménez, Undersecretary of Communications of the Ministry of Communications and Transport co-chaired the first dialogue on the digital economy between the EU and Mexico. The wide-ranging discussion noted the importance of Mexico's reforms for developing a competitive market, where European telecom companies and equipment providers are actively involved. They also agreed to pursue discussions on connectivity and infrastructure investment.
The EU development policy and the Digital Single Market (DSM) have more in common than you might first imagine. While the EU and its Member States provide more than half of global development assistance, through the DSM we also want to be a global leader when it comes to setting standards. Read the blog post by Roberto Viola (Director General DG Connect) and Stefano Manservisi (Director General DG DEVCO).
Around 1,000 eHealth enthusiasts from across Europe gathered in Malta to exchange knowledge and share best practices as part of the annual eHealth Week. This year's European digital health event saw inspiring keynote speakers, many winners and a voting poll on sharing health data, the theme of the conference. Photos and presentations of eHealth Week are now available.
In its July 2106 Communication on Strengthening Europe's Cyber Resilience System, the European Commission has committed to develop a proposal for a European ICT security certification framework. As a follow-up on this commitment, the European Commission, together with the European Union Agency for Network and Information Security, organised a consultation workshop with industry and experts from Member States.
In May 2015, the European Commission presented a strategy to create a Digital Single Market where people and businesses can make the most of what digitalisation offers. This includes EU actions to support innovation for active and healthy ageing. The South-Italian region of Puglia is a good example of how people in remote regions
can benefit from EU support in this field.
In May 2015, the European Commission presented a strategy to create a Digital Single Market where people and businesses can make the most of what digitisation offers. This includes EU actions and funds to accompany Member States so that people can develop the right skills for new jobs and professional opportunities.
In May 2015, the European Commission presented a strategy to create a Digital Single Market where people and businesses can make the most of what digitisation offers. This includes EU actions to support platform-based collaborative economy projects.