Commission and EU ministers discuss digital skills and review of EU telecoms rules

Publication Date: Dec 17, 2015
 

Last night, Commissioner for the Digital Economy and Society Günther H. Oettinger and Luxembourg Prime Minister Xavier Bettel hosted an informal dinner with EU ministers responsible for telecoms, economic or digital affairs and education. They discussed how Member States perceive and tackle digital skills gaps in their countries, how they ensure effective collaboration across ministries and with stakeholders, and how the EU can support Member States in tackling the digital skills gaps and mismatches. The objective is to prepare the ground for a joint commitment to develop adequate levels of digital skills in the EU in the face of rapid digitisation. 
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