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Igangværende (updated on 03/05/2022)
Reference: 
REX/554-EESC-2022
Plenarforsamling: 
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Jun 15, 2022 Jun 16, 2022

In 2021, the Belarusian regime led by Alyaksandr Lukashenka actively attracted migrants from Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria, Yemen and other countries, encouraging and even forcing them to cross the UE borders. This resulted in a particular pressure on Latvia, Lithuania and Poland, and was done in retaliation against the sanctions adopted by the EU in response to the regime rigging the national elections in 2020 and violently repressing civil society in 2021.

Informationsnote: Instrumentalisation of migrants

Igangværende (updated on 28/04/2022)
Reference: 
INT/980-EESC-2022-02134

This opinion will look into how digital sovereignty is critical for the EU to reach digital targets and could be a game changer in the single market. Digital sovereignty would help boost the EU's potential strengths and address strategic weaknesses in the tech sphere. It would also widen the use of open markets and supply chains to avoid an over-reliance on proprietary systems.

Igangværende (updated on 28/04/2022)
Reference: 
SOC/720-EESC
Plenarforsamling: 
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Sep 21, 2022 Sep 22, 2022
Igangværende (updated on 27/04/2022)
Reference: 
INT/976-EESC
Plenarforsamling: 
570 -
Jun 15, 2022 Jun 16, 2022

The Commission is proposing to the European Parliament and Council to sign up to a declaration of rights and principles that will guide the digital transformation in the EU. The declaration aims to give everyone a clear reference point about the kind of digital transformation Europe promotes and defends. It will also provide a guide for policy makers and companies when dealing with new technologies.

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