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.
The workshop will provide an update regarding the AS4 Usage Profile activities and the initiatives for harmonising communication formats and protocols based on the reported issues on the joint ACER/ENTSOG FUNC platform.
CEF (Connecting Europe Facility) will present the latest updates on the AS4 conformance testing platform and the possibility for new implementors to test their AS4 product and also how to apply for funds regarding these projects.
The 10 years phase-in period of REACH has been over since June 2018, but there are still major challenges with the workability and quality of the safety data sheet, the main vehicle to bring the safety data generated under REACH to the users of the chemicals.
Under the ENES umbrella a range of approaches and tools have been developed in order to improve the information exchange between registrants of hazardous substances and those who use them downstream in the supply chain.
The summary of the exchange of views is now available.
Alexandra Geese MEP is pleased to invite you to the panel-discussion on „How is politics influenced by big data, micro-targeting and profiling? The case of the Five Star Movement in Italy and Brexit in the UK”.
Are parties using micro-targeting more successful than those refusing to do so? How should political parties behave? Do we need regulation in order safeguard our democracy? With the help of leading academic experts as well as critical journalists, we delve into the ethical and legal aspects of data use in politics by looking at two examples: the Five Star Movement in Italy and the pro-Brexit campaign in the UK, both known for the use of big data.
The summary of the debate is now available.
List of shortlisted candidates:
- Yann Padova (France);
- Endre Szabó (Hungary);
- Wojciech Wiewiórowski (Poland)
The Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs, which is the competent committee for EU data protection law, will, therefore, hold individual public hearings for each of the short listed candidates for the appointment of the European Data Protection Supervisor The candidates shortlisted by the European Commission are (in alphabetical order): Mr Yann PADOVA, Mr Endre SZABÓ and Mr Wojciech WIEWIÓROWSKI. The hearing will take place on 25 November 2019 in Strasbourg.
The EU-funded EUNITY project represented the EU in liaisons with Japan to develop new cybersecurity and privacy technologies. The coordination and support action project stimulated dialogue, raised awareness of EU strategies and results, and proposed policy recommendations.