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Council conclusions on mainstreaming digital solutions and technologies in EU development policy

Council of the EU
  • 28/11/2016
  • 10:35
  • Press release
  • 688/16
  • Foreign affairs & international relations
28/11/2016
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The Council adopted conclusions on mainstreaming digital solutions and technologies in EU development policy.

Digitalisation needs to be properly mainstreamed across all policy areas, including in the EU's development and foreign policies, while addressing cyber challenges and assuring the promotion and protection of human rights, with particular attention to freedom of expression online.