Monday, May 27, 2019

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Government Europa brings you the latest Smart Futures News from across the field of European Government Policy.

EU to combat disinformation spread online

EU publishes report on combating disinformation spread online

A European Commission high-level group of experts (HLEG) has published its report on policy initiatives to combat disinformation spread online. The report issues a number...
Education and digital skills for all

Education and digital skills for the many

At the European Commission’s First European Education Summit, Commissioner Tibor Navracsics explored the importance of education and digital skills for social cohesion across the...
Worcestershire test-bed for Industry 4.0 concepts

Worcestershire wins £4.8m for test-bed for Industry 4.0 concepts

The UK government has awarded the county of Worcestershire £4.8m to create a test-bed for Industry 4.0 concepts. The Worcestershire Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) will...
Oslo Airport smart city © Thomas Woodtli

Oslo Airport smart city winning design revealed

The winning designs for a new Oslo Airport smart city in Oslo, Norway – created by Norwegian practices Haptic Architects and Nordic – Office...
Commissioner Valdis Dombrovskis announces macro-financial assistance for Ukraine © Toms Norde, Valsts kanceleja

EU proposes €1bn in macro-financial assistance for Ukraine

The EU has adopted a proposal to provide €1bn in macro-financial assistance to support economic stabilisation and structural reforms in Ukraine. The provision of macro-financial...
US imposes import tariffs on steel and aluminium

US imposes import tariffs on steel and aluminium amid global criticism

US President Donald Trump has signed a bill imposing strict import tariffs on steel and aluminium, but ambiguity around potential exemptions has led to...
Creating a smarter future for Prague © City of Prague

Leading the Czech capital to a smarter future

The Mayor of Prague, Czech Republic, Adriana Krnáčová, answers Government Europa Quarterly’s questions on creating a smarter future for the city. As the first female...
France to fine companies for unjustified gender pay gaps © Sheila Sund

France to fine companies for unjustified gender pay gaps

French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe has proposed a new plan to monitor unjustified gender pay gaps, which could result in fines for companies that...
Cisco to accelerate digitisation in Portugal © Diesmer Ponstein

Cisco to accelerate digitisation in Portugal

Global technology company Cisco and Portuguese Prime Minister António Costa have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to accelerate digitisation in Portugal. The collaboration to...
The Smart Prague project

Smart Prague: on the way to innovation

Operator ICT provides in-depth insight into the initiatives of the Smart Prague project – from inter-city co-operation to intelligent, shared data projects. Effective utilisation of...

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