Publication of the European Commission’s JRC Science for Policy Report “AI Watch, Road to the Adoption of Artificial Intelligence by the Public Sector”.

The Joint Research Centre has just published a crucial handbook for European policymakers and public administrations (at European, National and Local level) with recommendations and actions on the use of AI in the public sector.


Video recording available! What the Digital Decade means at the local level - Moving from smart cities to interconnected territories

The Connect University Futurium session "What the Digital Decade means at the local level - Moving from smart cities to interconnected territories" took place on the 20th May 2022. You can watch the recording here.


WEBINAR Procurement of AI Chapter 2 : Slides, AI-clauses and video recording available

On May 17th DG GROW C2 organised a follow up webinar on the public procurement of AI together with DG CNECT.


"EU missions will tackle pressing global challenges"

​Markku Markkula, member of Espoo City Council and President of the Helsinki Region, has drafted the European Committee of the Regions' opinion on


EU local leaders discuss how to mitigate the economic impact of the war in Ukraine on regions and cities

Economic support and long-term financial programmes are needed to overcome ongoing raising energy prices and inflation across Europe caused by the war in Ukraine.


Broadband Platform discusses ways to improve digital cohesion in Europe

The European Committee of the Regions and European Commission held the 4th meeting of the Broadband Platform on 6 May, focusing on ways to improve the digital infrastructure in the European Union by adding the concept of digital cohesion to the ones of social, economic and territorial coh

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