Sunday, June 16, 2019

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

EU's new taxes on digital companies criticised

OECD report warns against EU’s new taxes on digital companies

A new Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) report suggests that the European Commission’s plan to introduce new taxes on digital companies could...
Digitising our cultural heritage: the Europeana way

Digitising our cultural heritage: the Europeana way

Government Europa speaks to the deputy director of Europeana, Harry Verwayen, about how digitising our cultural heritage, institutions and resources will unlock a yield of...
euRobotics: the future of research, development and innovation

euRobotics: the future of research, development and innovation

Reinhard Lafrenz, secretary general of euRobotics, explores how robots can be deployed in retail and hospitality sectors with support from the EU on RD&I. Turn...
investment in social cohesion

JASPERS: An EU approach to investment in social cohesion

Oskar Herics, a member of the European Court of Auditors, discusses the impact of the EU’s JASPERS initiative on investment in social cohesion, following...
The fight against cybercrime

Collaboration in the fight against cybercrime

Government Europa speaks to David Martinon, French Ambassador for Digital Affairs, about the need for collaboration amongst governments and industry to shore up the...
The age of digital preservation

The age of digital preservation

Joanna Finegan, Della Keating and Maria Ryan from the National Library of Ireland discuss the importance of digital preservation in securing the cultural heritage...
Health data, research and innovation in the Digital Single Market

Health data in the digital age

Government Europa speaks to Miguel González-Sancho, head of unit for eHealth, Well-being and Ageing at DG CONNECT, about the role of health data and...
Ireland supports digitisation of the European economy

Ireland to support digitisation of the European economy

Ireland’s Minister for Trade, Pat Breen, has said that the country is committed to the digitisation of the European economy and furthering the digital...
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...

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