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A Response to the Letter from David Cameron and Eleven EU Leaders for a Growth Plan in Europe By Patrice Chazerand, Director Digital Economy and Trade Groups, DIGITALEUROPE. On 18 January 2012, David Cameron and Mario Monti issued a joint call on the upcoming European Council scheduled on 30 January to unleash the growth potential… » read more

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In today’s digital world some ‘lucky’ children are practically born with touch-key knowledge. As a digital native, it is easy to imagine how over 200 billion people use the internet worldwide and millions more come online each year. But what about those people who have not been so lucky? According to data from Eurostat released… » read more

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To help Europe’s youth seize the best job opportunities generated through digital technology, the European Commission will deliver an awareness raising campaign from 26-30 March 2012. The European e-Skills Week seeks to address how we can reduce youth unemployment – which has peaked at over 40% in some member states and is generally at around… » read more

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In a bid to help Europe – and most especially Europe’s youth – seize the best opportunities for jobs generated through digital technologies, DIGITALEUROPE and European Schoolnet have joined forces with the European Commission – DG Enterprise and Industry – to organise a European e-Skills Week in 2012 on 26-30 March 2012. Youth unemployment, has… » read more

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Ulf Wahlberg, DIGITALEUROPE Executive Board Member, (Ericsson) talks about the importance of the Digital Single Market and Spectrum as a critical priorities in delivering a pan European approach to the digital age. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/Yy8mHRU8NZw” width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /]

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The launch of the Digital Agenda by Commissioner Kroes in May this year marked an important milestone Europe’s evolution towards a fully functiong digital economy of the 21st Century. John Higgins, DIGITALEUROPE Board Member (IntellectUK), explains the importance of using trade associations to present key messages of the Digital Agenda across member states to ensure… » read more

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[kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/18SpCokJii4″ width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /]The hugely succesful, first-ever European e-Skills touched 65 million people across 35 countries in Europe. It marked the start a pan-European drive to empower citizens with the essential skills for the living and thriving in the digital age. It is estimated that 90% of all jobs will require digital skills… » read more

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Dr Erkki Ormala, President of Digital Europe (Nokia), explains why we need to face the challenges of competing in the digital age head on and deliver growth, jobs and a fully operational Digital Single Market. Dr Ormala points to reform of the current copyright levies regime as a being critical priority for Europe. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/AHgmy6kf-YM”… » read more

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#mce_temp_url#The second European Innovation Summit took place in Brussels last week (11-14 October) at the European Parliament, and gathered an impressive audience of European Industry elites and political leaders. The key theme of the event focussed on how innovation, through the pooling of forces, can deliver benefits for European society and tackle important societal issues.… » read more

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