Council of the EU adopts conclusions on shaping EU’s digital future

The Council of EU adopted conclusions on shaping Europe’s digital future which tackled a wide range of issues related to the implementation of the EU digital strategy. The conclusions cover a wide range of issues including data and cloud, artificial intelligence (AI), blockchain, digital value chains, cybersecurity, connectivity, environmental sustainability, e-health, digital services act, digital taxation, media policy, skills and education, and electronic identification. It further underpins the impact of the digital transformation in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic and its critical role in the post-pandemic recovery.