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Speech by Vice-President Ansip at the stakeholder forum of the Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications

18 October, 2017 - 18:34
European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Speech Brussels, 18 October 2017 Ladies and gentlemen Thank you for inviting me to speak to you today. This meeting could not have come at a better moment. Trilateral negotiations on the proposed Electronic Communications Code begin next week: a pivotal...

Joint statement by Vice-President Ansip and Commissioner Gabriel welcoming the adoption of the Tallinn Declaration on e-government

6 October, 2017 - 12:23
European Commission - Statement Brussels, 6 October 2017 "We welcome the EU Ministers' pledge to modernise public administrations in Europe, which is an important boost to the digital economy and society. European Ministers responsible for e-government committed today to accelerate wider use of electronic identification means across the EU.

Key messages of President Juncker to Heads of State or Government in Tallinn on the State of Play of the Digital Single Market

29 September, 2017 - 18:08
European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 29 September 2017 State of play on the Digital Single Market Since the beginning of the mandate, the Commission has put forward 43 initiatives to complete the Digital Single Market, of which 24 legislative proposals.

Speech by Commissioner Gabriel at FT-ETNO Summit 2017: Digital Rulemaking in Times of Change

28 September, 2017 - 15:16
European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Speech Brussels, 27 September 2017 "Ladies and Gentlemen, It is for me a real pleasure to participate with you in one of the most important events of the telecom year in Brussels and to take stock with you on where we...

Stepping up the EU's efforts to tackle illegal content online

28 September, 2017 - 12:31
European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 28 September 2017 Questions and Answers Why should online platforms take more responsibility? Online platforms are important drivers of innovation and growth in the digital economy.

Security Union: Commission steps up efforts to tackle illegal content online

28 September, 2017 - 12:25
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 28 September 2017 The Commission is presenting today guidelines and principles for online platforms to increase the proactive prevention, detection and removal of illegal content inciting hatred, violence and terrorism online.

First summer without roaming charges: Europeans see benefits of the new rules

26 September, 2017 - 12:30
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 26 September 2017 The first summer without roaming charges shows that Europeans are aware of the new rules and have started changing their habits when travelling abroad in the EU.

State of the Union 2017: The Commission scales up its response to cyber-attacks

19 September, 2017 - 13:01
European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 19 September 2017 Questions and answers Why does the EU need to take action on cybersecurity?  Since 2013, the technological and security landscape in the European Union has changed at a very fast pace.

State of the Union 2017 - Cybersecurity: Commission scales up EU's response to cyber-attacks

19 September, 2017 - 13:00
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 19 September 2017 . On 13 September, in his annual State of the Union Address, President Jean-Claude Juncker stated: "In the past three years, we have made progress in keeping Europeans safe online.

State of the Union 2017: A framework for the free flow of non-personal data in the EU

19 September, 2017 - 13:00
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 19 September 2017 State of the Union 2017: A framework for the free flow of non-personal data in the EU To unlock the full potential of the EU data economy, the Commission is proposing a new set of rules to govern the free flow...

A framework for the free flow of non-personal data in the EU

19 September, 2017 - 13:00
European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 19 September 2017 Questions and Answers IP/17/3190 What does the Commission propose? With the Regulation on the free flow of non-personal data, the Commission proposes a new principle that abolishes data localisation requirements while ensuring access rights to competent authorities for regulatory control.

Joint statement by Commissioners Oettinger, Bulc and Gabriel, on cooperative, connected and automated mobility

15 September, 2017 - 17:57
European Commission - Statement Frankfurt, 15 September 2017 "Cooperative, connected and automated mobility is becoming a reality for EU citizens. Together with Member States we have today agreed on actions to strengthen cross-border collaboration on testing.

Discours de la Commissaire Gabriel à l'occasion de la clôture de la seconde journée du Forum européen du film

4 September, 2017 - 15:50
European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Venise, 4 September 2017 Monsieur le Ministre Franceschini, Monsieur le Secrétaire d'Etat Gozi, Monsieur le Président Baratta, Mesdames et messieurs, C'est un plaisir pour moi de clôturer ces deux jours de Forum du Film Européen.

Commission launches public consultation on Health and Care in the Digital Single Market

20 July, 2017 - 13:00
European - Press release Commission Brussels, 20 July 2017 Today the European Commission launches a public consultation on how Europe should promote digital innovation in health and care, for the benefits of citizens and health systems in Europe.

Digital Single Market conference on the free movement of data

17 July, 2017 - 17:52
European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Tallinn, 17 July 2017 Closing speech by Vice-President Andrus Ansip in charge of the Digital Single Market   Ministers, ladies and gentlemen, We have heard a lot today about the importance of data and of getting it to flow without restraints.

Speech by Commissioner Mariya Gabriel in charge of Digital Economy and Society

17 July, 2017 - 12:10
European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Speech Tallinn, 17 July 2017 Digital Single Market Conference on the Free Movement of Data. Prime Minister, Minister, Ladies and gentlemen. I am delighted to be here in Tallinn and honoured to be able to address you at this Digital Single...

Broadband cost reduction: Commission decides to refer 3 Member States to the Court of Justice

13 July, 2017 - 13:00
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 13 July 2017 The European Commission today adopted a decision to refer Belgium, Croatia and Slovakia to the Court of Justice of the EU for delay in transposing the Broadband Cost Reduction Directive (Directive 2014/61/EU) today.

Statement by Vice-President Ansip on the European Parliament's vote to implement the Marrakesh Treaty in the EU: blind and visually impaired people will have a better access to books

6 July, 2017 - 15:29
European Commission - Statement Brussels, 6 July 2017 Today, the European Parliament formally approved the new rules to implement the Marrakesh Treaty in the European Union, confirming a preliminary agreement reached with the Council of the EU on 10 May 2017.  Vice-President for the Digital Single Market Andrus Ansip welcomed the vote and said:  "I am...