The European Commission has published the ‘Action Plan on the European Pillar of Social Rights’, and, in this context, the ‘Commission Recommendation on an effective active support to employment following the COVID-19 crisis’.
The European Commission has proposed to set up 10 new European Partnerships between the European Union, Member States and/or the industry. The EU will provide €10 billion, to be matched by the other investors.
The European Commission recently published the 2020 Women in Digital (WiD) Scoreboard. It shows that, despite various initiatives, women in Europe are still less likely than men to pursue digital careers or have advanced ICT skills.
The European Commission has published the Digital Education Action Plan (DEAP) 2021-2027. The new Plan has two strategic priorities: to develop a high-performing digital education ecosystem and enhance digital skills and digital transformation competences.
The President of the European Commission gave her annual State of the Union address. She emphasised the importance of digital in the (post)pandemic times and committed to spend 20% of the Next Generation EU budget on digital matters.