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Digital skills, published Operational Plan 2023-2026

The third update of the Operational Plan is the result of the annual monitoring cycle, the 2023 report of which was consolidated on 18 December at the meeting of the Technical Steering Committee of the Digital Republic. In addition to defining the measurable objectives pursued under each strand of intervention, it also highlights the main …

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Coding and Programming Skills in the Age of GenerativeAI: a deep-dive

Generative AI,  a sub-discipline of Artificial Intelligence is concerned with applications where a computer simulates the human ability to create and produce – whether this is human language, or human creative expressions (like drawing, composing music, etc.). The best example of a Generative AI that has been making waves recently is ChatGPT, a Large-Language Model …

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Available funding in Luxembourg

Background information    Funding opportunities for upskilling and reskilling to support the digital competences of individuals and organizations are available in form of loans, grants and financial instruments. For the period 2021 – 2026 most of the activities in digital transformation are financed through Recovery and Resilience facility but also as activities in Horizon, Erasmus+, ESIF …

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Digital inclusion in the focus of eCitizens Week

Forthe ninth consecutive year, the Digidel network stresses the importance of digital inclusion through eCitizens’ Week, which consists of a multitude of events centred around audience engagement with the digital public service. Register your activities for eCitizens’ Week here Making digital services simpler The primary objective of promoting digital inclusion is to facilitate interaction between …

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Commission welcomes political agreement on Cyber Solidarity Act

The European Commission has welcomed a recent political agreement between the European Parliament and the Council regarding the Cyber Solidarity Act proposed in April 2023. This act aims to enhance cybersecurity across the EU, particularly in response to evolving cyber threats influenced by geopolitical events. The Cyber Solidarity Act includes three actions: European Cybersecurity Alert …

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Pledges for digital skills - results 2024

Unlocking Digital Decade: 139 Pledges, 344 Initiatives, countless benefits for EU citizens

In a time of constantly evolving technology, the importance of digital skills cannot be underestimated. At the forefront of this transformational journey are 139 organisations acting as key forces for change. Committed to high-impact initiatives, they are ready to reshape Europe’s digital landscape in line with the ambitious targets set by the European Commission: the …

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Study on IT careers and launch of the “JobInsights” interactive dashboard by ADEM

On 27 February 2024, the Minister of Labour, Georges Mischo, and the Director of the Agence pour le développement de l’emploi (ADEM), Isabelle Schlesser, unveiled a new study on IT careers. This study highlights the trends and skills required in this field, complementing nine other sector studies previously published by ADEM between 2022 and 2023. …

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Digital Europe Programme: Apply now for the Advanced Digital Skills Call for proposals!

On 29 February the European Commission will open the application for a new call for proposals under the DIGITAL Europe Programme on Advanced Digital Skills. A total budget of €4 million will be allocated to design and support the following calls: Digital Skills and Jobs Platform: This initiative aims to bridge the digital skills gap …

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UNESCO launches Global AI Ethics and Governance Observatory at the 2024 Global Forum on the Ethics of Artificial Intelligence

UNESCO’s Global Forum on the Ethics of Artificial Intelligence 2024 held in Kranj, Slovenia marked a pivotal moment in the global dialogue surrounding the responsible development and governance of artificial intelligence (AI). Among the significant announcements made during this forum was the launch of the Global AI Ethics and Governance Observatory, a ground-breaking platform designed …

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Digital Skills Talks Series: dive into the world of digital skills!

This year, the Digital Skills and Jobs Platform introduces a ground-breaking series of online events, the “Digital Skills Talks”, aimed at broadening its reach and engaging a diverse audience through immersive online interviews. A Novel Approach: Breakfast, Lunch, and Afternoon Tea Discussions with Digital Skills Experts The Digital Skills Talks redefine conventional online events, offering …

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The European Commission adopts its own approach on development and use of Artificial Intelligence

The European Commission has put forward a strategic vision ”Artificial Intelligence in the European Commission (AI@EC) Communication” to guide how artificial intelligence (AI) is developed and used within its organization. This plan aims to ensure that AI systems used by the Commission are lawful, safe, and trustworthy. Additionally, it is designed to prepare the Commission …

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The EU Code Week 2023 scoreboard is out!

The EU Code Week, launched in 2013, emphasizes the significance of coding for developing computational thinking, problem-solving, collaboration, and analytical skills, encouraging schools and teachers to promote digital literacy worldwide. The 2023 edition of the EU Code Week took place from 7–22 October. EU Code Week is an annual volunteer-run initiative supported by the European …

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