The agenda includes items related to energy & climate, environment, digital, trade and transport policy.
DME brings together European companies that have revolutionized how people discover, enjoy and experience music. Representing Europe’s leading digital music innovators such as Spotify, Deezer, Soundcloud, Shazam and other digital music services, the coalition will work with policy-makers and stakeholders to ensure that the sector’s growth and European leadership continues and that the most important stakeholders – creators and consumers – continue to benefit.
To celebrate its official launching, DME is organizing an event on November 20 in the Musem of Musical Instruments with a panel discussion featuring the prominent voices of the European Digital Single Market and followed by a series of ignite talks delivered by start-ups that at are at the forefront of European innovation. The Belgian indie band Alice on the Roof will offer a concert after it in the rooftop of the Museum to close the event.
On 17 November, President Juncker and Swedish Prime Minister Löfven will jointly host EU leaders for the first EU Social Summit in 20 years.
Update: the minutes of the meeting are available.
Digitisation and its impact on jobs and skills, as well as measures to develop the European data economy are on the agenda. The meeting of the EEA Council will also be preceded by an informal political dialogue with the EEA EFTA States. The meeting will be chaired by Mr Sven Mikser, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Estonia. Discussions will focus on the implications for the EEA Agreement of the UK’s withdrawal from the EU and the Eastern Partnership.
Agenda items concern digital and transport policy.
The Digital Revolution and the sharing economy have brought different challenges in the online accommodation and transport services. The meeting will be a discussion about how to guarantee the freedom to provide services, the existence of free and fair competition, and the protection of consumers.