Eastern Partnership Ministerial Meeting Affirms its Commitment to the Digital Economy

eastern partnership On 11 June the Latvian Presidency of the Council of the European Union organised the first Eastern Partnership Ministerial Meeting on Digital Economy to discuss the challenges and opportunities of the digital economy of the Eastern Partnership. The meeting was co-chaired by the Minister of Transport of Latvia, Mr Anrijs Matiss, and the European Commission’s Vice President, Andrus Ansip. The digital economy was recognised as an area with untapped potential for both the EU and six partners at the Eastern Partnership Summit in Riga on 21-22 May 2015. The declaration reflects the two main priorities of the Latvian Presidency - Digital Europe and Engaged Europe.

Read the Joint Declaration.