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6 March 2017
NGI Consultation outcome report

The open consultation for the Next Generation Initiative (NGI) was held between 10th November 2016 and 9th January 2017. The outcome report that summarises the main findings of the consultation is now available online.[more]


6 March 2017
Civil Defamation and Media Freedom in Hungary - Trends and Challenges in Court Practice in Personality Rights Cases

This study analyses current trends in civil defamation and privacy cases in Hungary involving the media and summarises key challenges for freedom of the press and expression.[more]


6 March 2017
Journalists in jeopardy: Media workers silenced through violence and arrest in 2016

In 2016, a total of 1,387 reports of threats, limitations and violations to press freedom were verified by Mapping Media Freedom’s network of correspondents, partners and other sources based in Europe.[more]



3 March 2017
Digital Economy and Society Index (DESI) 2017 - FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on what is the Digital Economy and Society Index and the DESI methodology.[more]


3 March 2017
How digital is your country? Europe improves but still needs to close digital gap

The 2017 Digital Economy and Society Index (DESI) shows that the EU is making progress but the gap between top digital players and lower-performing countries is still too wide. More efforts and investments are needed to make the...[more]


3 March 2017
Advancing Europe’s digital future: Digital Headlines

To accompany the 2017 Digital Economy and Society Index, and in advance of the Digital Day, part of the celebrations of the 60th anniversary of the treaties of Rome, the Commission has published a paper with key messages for EU...[more]


3 March 2017
Digital Economy and Society Index (DESI) 2017

The Digital Economy and Society Index (DESI) is a composite index that summarises relevant indicators on Europe’s digital performance and tracks the evolution of EU member states in digital competitiveness.[more]


3 March 2017
Speech by Vice-President Ansip at Mobile World Congress

Mobile World Congress, Barcelona, 28 February 2017[more]


3 March 2017
Research Data Alliance Ninth Plenary Meeting

The overarching theme of the ninth Research Data Alliance (RDA) plenary is Data Infrastructures for Open Science.[more]