Wednesday, May 4, 2016

World Press Freedom Day

Speech at World Press Freedom Day (Difference Day, Bozar, Brussels)


We cannot be complacent on media freedom

Europe has a good record when it comes to the freedom of the media. But the situation is far from perfect.


MEDIA events at the Cannes Film Festival 2016

A dense programme of discussions and panels will be proposed to film professionals this year in Cannes, on various topics such as film financing, film distribution, audience development and innovation.


Commission publishes results of two public consultations under Digital Single Market Strategy

The Commission has today published two reports as part of its preparatory work to create a Digital Single Market.


Full report on the public consultation on the review of the EU Satellite and Cable Directive

The Commission held a public consultation from 24 August until 16 November 2015 as part of the review of the Satellite and Cable Directive (Directive 93/83/EEC of 27 September 1993 on the coordination of certain rules concerning copyright and rights related to copyright applicable to satellite broadcasting and cable retransmission).


Tuesday, May 3, 2016

e-SENS project extended: building the European Digital Market through innovative ICT solutions

The e-SENS project has been extended and will continue its operation until 31 March 2017. The project team will work intensively to engage more public and private entities to help build digital interoperability between European governments.


Sunday, May 1, 2016

Using avatars and robots to treat social disorders

Using avatars and robots to treat social disorders EU researchers are demonstrating how avatars and robots can be used to help patients suffering from schizophrenia, autism and other social phobias.