From 6 to 21 October, “EU Code Week” will again help make digital skills and innovation come to life for citizens across Europe and beyond. This year schools of all levels and teachers of all subjects are especially invited to participate. Teachers are encouraged to give their students a first look into the world of programming and “tech” and to inspire them by incorporating hand-on on-line and off-line activities in their classrooms.
Today the European Commission opened an in-depth investigation into the proposal of the Hungarian telecoms regulator to regulate the wholesale leased lines market in Hungary.
Today, Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society, Mariya Gabriel, visits Serbia for a number of meetings to discuss the implementation of the Digital Agenda for the Western Balkans. The EU fully supports the region’s transition into a digital economy as this will greatly benefit citizens by providing more jobs, better services and faster economic growth. The EU also wants to further cooperate with the government of Serbia on the implementation of the roadmap for lowering roaming tariffs, as part of the Digital Agenda.
LeadershIP, a forum where global thought-leaders come to exchange ideas on IP and competition issues, is pleased to launch its second European LeadershIP event in Brussels on November 13. This one-day conference will bring together a global network of industry experts, influencers and policymakers to promote a balanced dialogue on today’s cutting-edge policy issues. This second annual LeadershIP EU conference will explore the impact of IP and competition policy on business and innovation as we look toward the future, 5G, IoT, and emerging technologies.