Opinions in the spotlight

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Adopted on 15/06/2022
Reference: 
INT/978-EESC-2022-EESC-2022-00850-00-00-AC-TRA
Plenary session: 
570 -
Jun 15, 2022 Jun 16, 2022

The EESC welcomes the Data Act Regulation and highlights the need to implement it without any discrimination against people who have difficulty accessing the internet or data. The EESC considers it important to guarantee respect of safety and ethical standards, multiple and sufficient conditions for data functionality, cybersecurity procedures and the proper storage of data on EU territory, on the assumption that individuals should be in control of the data they generate in accordance with the objectives of strategic autonomy and technological independence.

EESC opinion: Data act

Adopted on 15/06/2022
Reference: 
INT/976-EESC-2022
Plenary session: 
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.

EESC opinion: Digital Decade Principles

Adopted on 15/06/2022
Reference: 
INT/986-EESC-2022-2022-01361
Plenary session: 
570 -
Jun 15, 2022 Jun 16, 2022

Semiconductors are at the heart of strong geopolitical interests, giving countries the conditions to be able to act (militarily, economically and industrially) and to foster digital and ecological transitions. They are essential for strategic and industrial autonomy.

EESC opinion: Chips Joint Undertaking

Adopted on 15/06/2022
Reference: 
INT/985-EESC-2022-2022-01354
Plenary session: 
570 -
Jun 15, 2022 Jun 16, 2022

The EESC welcomes the plan to make European industry more resilient and to strengthen the domestic semiconductor industry.

EESC opinion: Europe's semiconductor ecosystem

Adopted on 15/06/2022
Reference: 
INT/984-EESC-2022-2022-01353
Plenary session: 
570 -
Jun 15, 2022 Jun 16, 2022

The EESC welcomes the European Commission's objective of strengthening the semiconductor ecosystem, significantly increasing resilience and security of supply and reducing external dependencies.

EESC opinion: A Chips Act for the EU