IP/16/4261  05-12-2016 - The Commission welcomes Member States backing for plan to make free WiFi4EU available in public areas 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 5 December 2016 Last Friday, Telecoms Council marked a first positive step towards providing free Wi-Fi connections in towns, cities and villages across Europe, according to an initiative announced by President Juncker in his State of the Union Address.
AGENDA/16/3728  15-11-2016 - 1-2 December 2016: 25 years of MEDIA : Investing in Creativity, Building the Future 
European Commission - European Commission - Upcoming events The news: On 1 and 2 December, the Brussels Centre for Fine Arts (BOZAR) will host a special European Film Forum to celebrate the 25 years of the MEDIA programme, the EU programme supporting the audiovisual industries around Europe.
IP/16/4084  01-12-2016 - 25 years of the EU's MEDIA programme: Building on success to further support audiovisual creation 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 1 December 2016 Today and tomorrow hundreds of top filmmakers, industry representatives and policy makers are gathering in Brussels to explore the challenges and opportunities ahead for Europe's audiovisual sector, including the future of the EU's MEDIA programme, which is 25 years old this...
IP/16/4081  01-12-2016 - Commission launches Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition to help Europeans in their career and daily life 
European Commission - European - Press release Commission Brussels, 1 December 2016 Today, the Commission is launching the Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition, together with Member States, companies, social partners, NGOs and education providers, to help meet the high demand for digital skills in Europe which are essential in today's job market and...
MEMO/16/3881  01-12-2016 - 25 years of the EU's MEDIA programme: questions and answers 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 1 December 2016 Hundreds of top filmmakers, industry representatives and policy makers are gathering in Brussels to explore the challenges and opportunities ahead for Europe's audiovisual sector. They will discuss the future of the EU's MEDIA programme which celebrates its 25th anniversary this year.
SPEECH/16/4205  01-12-2016 - Speech by Vice-President Ansip at the High-level event on Digitalisation for Development 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Speech Speech Brussels, 1 December 2016 Speech by European Commission Vice-President Ansip, in charge of the Digital Single Market    Deputy Prime Ministers, ladies and gentlemen,   I would like to thank both the Slovak EU presidency and the Belgian government for...
SPEECH/16/4203  01-12-2016 - Speech by Vice-President Ansip on the launch of the Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Speech Speech Brussels, 1 December 2016 Speech by European Commission Vice-President Ansip, in charge of the Digital Single Market Ladies and gentlemen,  A warm welcome to everyone here today to launch the next stage in our campaign to raise and improve digital...
STATEMENT/16/4218  01-12-2016 - Statement by Vice-President Ansip at the press conference to announce new tax rules to support e-commerce and online businesses in the EU 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Statement Statement Brussels, 1 December 2016 Online trading is a booming market, for buyers as well as sellers. Europe could be making so much more of it. In the plan to build a Digital Single Market, we promised to tackle the obstacles holding back the growth...
STATEMENT/16/3587  31-10-2016 - Joint Statement ahead of the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists on 2 November 2016 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Brussels, 31 October 2016 Ahead of the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists on 2 November 2016, First Vice-President Frans Timmermans, High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini, Vice-President Andrus Ansip and Commissioners Günther H.
STATEMENT/16/3549  26-10-2016 - Statement by Vice-President Ansip and Commissioner Oettinger welcoming the adoption of the first EU-wide rules to make public sector websites and apps more accessible 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Statement Statement Strasbourg, 26 October 2016 European Commission Vice-President Andrus Ansip, responsible for the Digital Single Market, and Commissioner Günther H. Oettinger, in charge of the Digital Economy and Society, welcome the decision by the European Parliament to formally approve the Directive on the accessibility of...