Thursday, February 11, 2010

Europe - The portfolio for the Digital Agenda

[ec] You will be the commissioner with responsibility for the Digital agenda. You will also be a Vice President. As in the past, changing circumstances may also mean that I will need to take a fresh look at the mix of portfolios in the course of the mandate and may change responsibilities accordingly.

I want the Commission to help make Europe a true digital area. Achieving this goal will depend on our capacity to exploit the potential of ICT as a major enabling technology for raising productivity and addressing long-term challenges such as energy efficiency and healthcare:

− You will take the lead in preparing the European Digital Agenda, to promote an integrated ICT policy framework, addressing both supply and demand for digital services, products and contents, ensuring that Europe remains at the technological forefront in this area.

The portfolio for the Digital Agenda

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