The new Estonian Presidency of the EU has included a ‘digital Europe’ in their top four priorities over the coming months. The key priorities of the Presidency will be: “an open and innovative European economy, a safe and secure Europe, a digital Europe and the free movement of data, and an inclusive and sustainable Europe.”
The Presidency of the Council of the European Union rotates around different Member States of the EU. Estonia is taking over from Malta, and will occupy the Presidency until the end of 2017.
Regarding digital policy, the Presidency will focus on promoting e-commerce and e-services across borders, encouraging innovative and secure electronic communications, and promoting digital public services across borders.
More information can be found on the website of the Estonian Presidency.