IP/16/2345  30-06-2016 - Boosting SMEs in the cultural and creative sectors: European Commission and EIF launch a new guarantee scheme 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 30 June 2016 The European Commission and the European Investment Fund (EIF) today launched a €121 million guarantee initiative to support SMEs in the cultural and creative sectors via financial institutions.
MEMO/16/2346  30-06-2016 - Creative Europe’s guarantee facility for the cultural and creative sectors 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 30 June 2016 Question and answers The European Commission and the European Investment Fund (EIF) have launched a new initiative to help SMEs in the cultural and creative sectors access credit.
SPEECH/16/2294  22-06-2016 - Speech by Vice-President Ansip at the Ministerial Meeting of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) on the Digital Economy 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Speech Speech Cancún, 22 June 2016   Speech by European Commission Vice-President for the Digital Single Market Andrus Ansip at the Ministerial Meeting of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) on the Digital Economy   Ladies and gentlemen – it...
SPEECH/16/2201  14-06-2016 - Vice-President Ansip's keynote speech at GSMA Europe Mobile 360 Europe event 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 14 June 2016   If I think back 15 or 20 years, I can still remember dial-up modems and the sound they made when you tried to connect to the internet. And how long it took to get online.
IP/16/1873  25-05-2016 - Commission updates EU audiovisual rules and presents targeted approach to online platforms 
European Commission - European - Press release Commission Brussels, 25 May 2016 The European Commission today proposed an update of EU audiovisual rules to create a fairer environment for all players, promote European films, protect children and tackle hate speech better.
MEMO/16/1895  25-05-2016 - DIGITAL SINGLE MARKET – COMMISSION UPDATES EU AUDIOVISUAL RULES AND PRESENTS TARGETED APPROACH TO ONLINE PLATFORMS 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 25 May 2016 QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS See also IP/16/1873 I. Modernisation of the Audiovisual Media Services Directive Why is the Audiovisual Media Services Directive being revised? The media landscape has shifted dramatically in less than a decade.
IP/16/1708  13-05-2016 - Investing in creativity: 25 years of MEDIA programme celebrated at Cannes Film Festival 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 13 May 2016 Since it was launched in 1991, the EU MEDIA programme has invested over €2.4 billion in European creativity and cultural diversity. It has supported the development of thousands of films in Europe and their international distribution.
MEMO/16/1709  13-05-2016 - 25 years of the MEDIA programme 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 13 May 2016 Since it was launched in 1991, the EU MEDIA programme has invested over €2.4 billion in European creativity and cultural diversity. It has supported the development of thousands of films in Europe and their international distribution.
IP/16/1654  03-05-2016 - Commission welcomes agreement to make public sector websites and apps more accessible 
European Commission - European - Press release Commission Brussels, 3 May 2016 Negotiators of the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission agreed tonight on the first EU-wide rules to make the websites and mobile apps of public sector bodies more accessible, especially for the blind, the deaf and the hard of hearing.
AGENDA/16/1387  13-04-2016 - Tuesday 19 April: Commission presents measures to digitise European industry 
European Commission - European Commission - Upcoming events The news: Delivering on its Strategy to create a Digital Single Market, the Commission will unveil on 19 April its plans to help European industry, SMEs, researchers and public authorities make the most of new technologies.