• Posted 05-Jan-2021

Commission sets up a Centre for digital preservation of cultural heritage and launches projects supporting digital innovation in schools

The Commission launched a European competence centre aiming to preserve and conserve European Cultural Heritage. The centre, which will work for a period of three years, has been granted up to €3 million from the Horizon 2020 programme.

  • Posted 05-Jan-2021

Portugal's presidency of the Council of the EU: 1 January - 30 June 2021

The priorities of Portugal's presidency are driven by its motto: "Time to deliver: a fair, green and digital recovery". 

  • Posted 28-Dec-2020

Connecting Europe Facility brings cross-border public services to the digital era

Getting access to standardised and secure tools, which automatically comply with EU regulations, can save time and avoid duplication for both the public and private sectors. Under its research and innovation programme, Horizon 2020, the European Commission is funding 56 projects in the area of eGovernment. All these projects aim to bring public administrations closer to people by using digital technologies to their full potential.

  • Posted 28-Dec-2020

EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement: protecting European interests, ensuring fair competition, and continued cooperation in areas of mutual interest

After intensive negotiations, the European Commission has reached an agreement with the United Kingdom on the terms of its future cooperation with the European Union.

  • Posted 21-Dec-2020

New EU Cybersecurity Strategy and new rules to make physical and digital critical entities more resilient

The Commission and the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy have presented a new EU Cybersecurity Strategy. As a key component of Shaping Europe's Digital Future, the Recovery Plan for Europe and the EU Security Union Strategy, the Strategy will bolster Europe's collective resilience against cyber threats and help to ensure that all citizens and businesses can fully benefit from trustworthy and reliable services and digital tools.