The Digital Single Market in Europe

In the today world thousands of actions, commercial and interpersonal relations, exchange of goods and good practices would not be possible without a common ground, a language that everybody can recognize as his own. The Digital Single Market has provided what in the past was the physical platform of the industrial revoulution, only in digital […]


A new dimension of European economy?

In 2015, the European Commission have proposed and adopted a Digital Single Market Strategy for Europe, according to which “the global economy is rapidly becoming digital”. What are the pure economic and financial issues on which the Strategy is based on? How will it improve the everyday life of an average EU citizen and will […]


The digital energy revolution

The digital economy is developing rapidly worldwide. It now contributes up to eight percent of the GDP of the G-20 major economies, powering growth and creating jobs. It is the single most important driver of innovation, competitiveness and growth, and it holds huge potential for European entrepreneurs and small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). New digital […]

External Relations

Employment and Social Affairs

New Commissioner appointed: time to implement digital single market

The first news is that finally the EU Commission would conclude the long-awaited replacement for former Digital Commissioner Günther Oettinger. Bulgaria has finally chosen to nominate MEP Mariya Gabriel to replace Kristalina Georgieva on the European Commission. Gabriel would work for Digital Vice President Andrus Ansip, who has been handling the digital portfolio since Oettinger […]

EU funding opportunities

LIFE 2017 call for proposals

The European Commission has launched a new call for proposals under the LIFE Programme on 28 April, with application deadlines in September 2017. In 2017, there is more than €390 million available in funding, in particular, for: Environmental technologies and solutions (including close-to-market) Climate change adaptation and mitigation measures, Nature conservation and biodiversity projects, and […]


Protection of migrant children

UNICEF is calling on governments to address the protection of migrant children in the world with urgency.. A new report reveals that the number of refugee and migrant children travelling alone has reached a record high, increasing by nearly five times since 2010 – to at least 300,0000. 92% of minors who arrived in Italy […]

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