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VIOLA STRENGTHENS PRIORITY IN DIGITAL SINGLE MARKET FOR EU

To maintain the leading role of the European Union (EU) in reinforcing the implementation strategy of a single digital agenda for the 28 countries. This is the goal of the Directorate General for Communications Networks, Content & Technology (CONNECT) of the European Commission (EC), reinforced this week (12/10) by the Director General of that DG,

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EU BANS DATA TRANSFER AGREEMENT WITH USA

The decision taken by the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) on Tuesday (06/10) does not ensure an adequate level of protection to personal data stored in the United States. The decision affects the giants of ICT such as Facebook, Apple, Google and Amazon. The CJEU vetoed the agreement, called Safe Harbour, between

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EP CONCLUDES AMENDMENTS OF THE EUROPEAN PROPOSAL FOR WTO TRADE FACILITATION AGREEMENT

This week the European Parliament (EP) published the amendments made to the European proposal already approved for the Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA), which is being ratified within the World Trade Organization (WTO). With the European Parliament step completed, the proposal goes to the European Council for approval by Member States. Only after that, the European

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BRAZIL AND EU DISCUSS WORLD POLITICS OF SECURITY

The XII Forte de Copacabana International Security Conference will discuss the possibilities of cooperation for international security and the common challenges between Brazil and the European Union. The event takes place in Rio de Janeiro tomorrow (08/10) and brings together top government officials, politicians, members of civil society and academia. The conference is organized by

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EUTELSAT AND FACEBOOK ARE PARTNERS ON A SATELLITE INITIATIVE TO INCREASE THE INTERNET ACCESS

Two companies to build a High Throughput Satellite system using dedicated broadband capacity on Spacecom AMOS-6 satellite Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) – member of EUBrasil- and Facebook  announced they are partnering on a new initiative that will leverage satellite technologies to get more Africans online. Under a multi-year agreement with Spacecom, the two

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LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT WORLD FORUM DEBATE POST-2015 SUSTAINABILITY AGENDA

The 3rd World Forum of Local Economic Development (LED) will promote debate on how municipalities can introduce a sustainable economy from 2015. The panels will discuss models created by the organizers and partners of the Forum, meeting the demands of the world’s regions where the Art program operates. The event will take place between 13th

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DIGITAL SINGLE MARKET IS THE SOLUTION FOR THE STRENGTHENING OF THE EU

The Energy and the Digital Market agendas are the test to see if the economic foundations are going to be effective for the future of the European Union, says MEP Carlos Zorrinho (Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament- S&D) in an interview to EUBrasil. With a single market

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WORLD’S SEVENTH MARKET FOR TECHNOLOGY, BRAZIL HAS MARGINAL PARTICIPATION IN ICT TRADE

Rated as the seventh world’s largest technology market, Brazil attracts companies from across the globe but only has very small exports in the sector. “The international market does not recognise Brazil as a producer of high-level technology in the IT field”, admits the Coordinator of the Department of Service and Computer Programs from the Department

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MEMBERS OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT TRAVEL TO BRAZIL IN POLITICAL MISSION

MEPs with an interest in strengthening diplomatic relations with Brazil will visit Belo Horizonte (MG) and Brasília in the first week of November. The agenda was announced on Thursday (17/09) in Brussels, at the meeting of the European Parliament’s Delegation for Relations with the Federative Republic of Brazil. “We want to create a delegation in

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BRAZILIAN ECONOMIC MODEL SHOULD BE STUDIED, SAYS MEP BENIFEI

The Brazilian economic model deserves to be studied within the context of the comprehensive review of political-economic systems, explains the Italian MEP Brando Benifei (Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats) in an interview to EUBrasil. One of the youngest MEPs of the current legislature, Benifei – also member of the Association – demonstrates strong interest

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