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New EU- Mediterranean digital cooperation initiatives

Oct 03, 2014

European Union, Jordan and Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) Ministers in charge of the Digital Economy launched new cooperation initiatives on the 30th of September. Stressing that the rapid developments in the Digital Economy continuously transform the world's economies and societies, bringing people closer together globally, within the EU and within the Mediterranean region; the Ministers recognized the potential of mutual cooperation in the development of digital services, in particular open data, big data, and e-infrastructures. In the final declaration to the Ministerial meeting, they expressed their commitment to enhance the exchange of good practices, to support the ongoing projects and to establish a Euro-Mediterranean Digital Economy and Internet Access Expert Working Group.