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Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021

Overarching theme for EuroDIG2021

In 2021, the EuroDIG programme will be under the theme „Into Europe‘s Digital Decade“, honouring the many processes on the continent (EU and beyond) that contribute to new digital regulations, standards and norms for the upcoming years. EuroDIG aims to be a multi-stakeholder meeting ground where policy makers, technical community, the private sector and civil society can discuss and exchange in an open, bottom-up manner.

The draft programme for this year‘s meeting (28-30 June) is open for comments until February 26.

YOUthDIG 2021 – CfA results

The call for applications for this year‘s youth track has ended, and over 80 people between the ages of 18 and 30 have applied. Applicants are based in 27 different countries, but a third of submissions came from Italy, our host this year. As was the case in previous years as well, female applicants are in a slight majority (circa 55%). Most applications stated that the theme they are interested most is Human Rights and Data Protection, with Sustainability and Environment on second place.

The YOUthDIG 2021 Org Team, which consists of former participants, is now tasked to select around 30 YOUthDIGers, who will have the chance to participate in webinars, expand their network and knowledge on their work and research topics, and present their messages in EuroDIG.

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