The minutes of the meeting, including the minutes of the coordinators’ meeting are now available.
The Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) Telecom 2019–2 call in support of European Digital Service Infrastructures in the areas of Cybersecurity, eHealth, eProcurement, European e-Justice, European Platform for Digital Skills and Jobs and the Public Open Data is now closed. Ninety-five (95) proposals were received, requesting a total of EUR 54.888.829 for EUR 25.000.000 of available funding.
Update: the voting sheet is now available.
The committee is being consulted between 4-11 November 2019 on the Draft Commission Implementing Regulation setting the weighted average of maximum mobile termination rates across the Union and repealing Implementing Regulation (EU) 2018/1979.
The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) suggests that the EU should develop a certification for trustworthy AI applications, to be delivered by an independent body after testing the products for key requirements such as resilience, safety, and absence of prejudice, discrimination or bias. The proposal has been put forward in two recent EESC opinions assessing the European Commission’s ethical guidelines on AI.
The Index of Readiness for Digital Lifelong Learning (IRDLL) is a result of collaboration between the Jobs & Skills Unit of CEPS and Grow with Google. It arose from a long-standing interest of both parties in digitalisation of education and the labour market.
Today the Commission and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) present a report on an initiative launched in 2017 to help 12 EU regions and Member States achieve industrial transition and hold their own in a globalised economy.
Leading up to the hearings on 14 November 2019, our team has put together a recap of the main issues included in the mission letters of the Commissioners-designate for Internal Market and Transport.
Update: three new hearing scheduled for 14 November 2019. Briefings by the EPRS are available.
The answers of the Commissioners-designate to the EP questionnaire are now available
The designated members of the von der Leyen Commission will be heard by the EP committees dealing with their respective portfolios on 30.09-03.10.2019, and 07-08.10.2019. Each hearing is set to last three hours, during which the commissioner-designate will give an opening speech and then answer questions posed by committee members.