Margrethe Vestager: To shape Europe's digital future, we need digital infrastructures and technologies that serve a purpose and work for us all
Margrethe Vestager, the Executive Vice-President of the European Commission, will be attending the Three Seas Business Forum in October, at which she will be sharing her thoughts on the digital future of the Three Seas region.
Vestager says that in order to shape Europe's digital future, we need digital infrastructures and technologies that serve a purpose and work for us all.
"COVID-19 has shown just how much we need a functioning Single market and first-class, secure connectivity," she said. "There is huge potential in investing in research, skills and capabilities. We need to make sure that the vast amount of data created every day, are in full respect of the digital rights of citizens. The data should also be available to innovators, start-ups and industries to enable them contribute to Europe’s digital transition."
The digital pillar of the Three Seas Initiative will be one of the key topics discussed during the event in Tallinn.
investment interest in the transport, energy and digital connectivity
projects within the Three Seas Initiative during a videoconference call
with the Managing Director of the IMF Kristalina Georgieva. The Three
Seas Initiative requires the development of the investment fund and the
creation of business conditions, as well as the expert support of
international financial institutions to realise its potential, the President
On April 14, 2021, the Bulgarian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Ekaterina Zaharieva met with the newly appointed Ambassador of Romania to Bulgaria Mrs. Brandusa Predescu and discussed with her the cooperation between the two countries within the framework of the Three Seas Initiative. The two interlocutors agreed that Bulgaria and Romania should work actively together to attract foreign investors to the region.