Europe’s flagship space programmes, Galileo and Copernicus, shared a stand and a stage at this year’s InterGEO event in Berlin.
The 16th European Tourism Forum, held yesterday in Tallinn, focused on providing digital and innovative travel services and ensuring more convenient and secure transport connections. Altogether, the forum attracted over 170 top European tourism professionals, both from the public and private sectors.
Yesterday, 19 October, for the first day of the European Council, the heads of state or government of the European Union held in-depth discussions on the aims set during the Tallinn Digital Summit and reaffirmed their determination to move forward with the development of a digital Europe.
The EESC calls on the European Commission and the Member States to apply existing fiscal regulatory systems and tax regimes to the collaborative/digital economy. “The legal framework must lead to a fair and balanced tax system for all economic activities and business models, without limiting the collaborative economy’s potential to provide jobs and growth,” says Giuseppe Guerini, rapporteur of the EESC opinion on taxation of the collaborative economy, which was adopted at the October plenary session.
The speech includes reference to anti-dumping, Brexit, digital economy, and posting of workers.