Hiroshima AI Process

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Photo by Maximalfocus on Unsplash The EU Commission said it welcomes Monday’s agreement by G7 leaders on International Guiding Principles on Artificial Intelligence (AI) and a voluntary Code of Conduct for AI developers under the “Hiroshima AI process.” President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, was among those who subscribed to the G7 leaders’ statement issued by the 2023 Japan G7 presidency….

Digitalisation of Travel Documents

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Photo by Andrew Neel on Unsplash The Commission has published the Special Eurobarometer on digitalisation of travel documents and facilitation of travel. The report explores EU citizens’ views and perceptions of travel policies, as well as the introduction and possible use of digital travel credentials. According to the survey, 68% of Europeans consider that digitalisation of travel documents is…

Subsidised Telephone Calls for Ukraine

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Photo by Priscilla Du Preez on Unsplash Operators have extended a special agreement that allows “affordable” phone calls to and from Ukraine. The EU Commission welcomed the twelve-month prolongation of the operators’ agreement allowing displaced refugees from Ukraine to stay connected across borders. The Commission has facilitated the agreement between 22 European and seven Ukrainian operators to prolong…

Uzbekistan in the Process of Digitalization

Digital technologies in modern society and the state play an important role in the formation of a more perfect society and the implementation of qualitative reforms in economic sectors. That is why the country’s leadership pays special attention to the development of this sector, writes Bakhtiyor Ismailov. In order to accelerate the process of digitalization…

Taiwan World Leader on Gender Equality

During this years’s Taiwan Gender Equality Week (TGEW) a seminar was held in New York City on the subject “Promoting Gender Equality in the Digital Age.”  Co-hosted by Palau and Saint Lucia, the event was held at the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office (TECO) in New York during the 67th session of the U.N. Commission…

EU Announces Fresh Support for Ukraine

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Photo by Oleg Ivanov on Unsplash The EU has announced fresh new support  for war-torn Ukraine. On Wednesday, the commission said it will ship 13,000 additional laptops, smartphones and tablets to the country. These have been gathered and will be delivered to Ukraine through the Commission-supported initiative “Laptops for Ukraine” scheme. Since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the Commission has…

Laptops for Ukraine

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Photo by Marten Bjork on Unsplash The Commission, together with the Ukrainian Ministry of Digital Transformation and DIGITALEUROPE, a European organisation that represents the digital technology industry, is organising a new initiative: laptops for Ukraine. The aim is to collect and deliver laptops, smart-phones and tablets and respond to the fundamental needs of schools, hospitals and public administrations in Ukraine’s most affected war…

Don’t Leave Behind the Elderly

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Elderly people and those with a disability “must not be left behind” in Europe’s rush to digitilization, an international conference on transport mobility was told. The conference heard that new technologies such as artificial intelligence will have a crucial role to play in transforming Europe’s transport eco system. But, in any debate about the future…

EU-Namibia Partnership

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EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and President of Namibia Hage Geingob have signed a Memorandum of Understanding establishing a strategic partnership between the EU and Namibia at the COP27 in Egypt. The partnership aims to ensure the development of a secure and sustainable supply of raw materials, refined materials and renewable hydrogen to support the…

WhiteBIT crypto exchange expands functionality

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WhiteBIT crypto exchange expands the functionality of its services: withdrawal of dollars and euros to Visa/Mastercard, as well as hryvnia to IBAN account number. The largest cryptocurrency exchange in Europe of Ukrainian origin, WhiteBIT continues to expand the functionality and capabilities of its services. From now on, WhiteBIT users can withdraw dollars (USD) and euros (EUR) to…