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Commission Declaration on European Digital Rights and Principles

In late January, the European commission proposed a Declaration on digital rights and principles for a human-centred digital transformation.

This document sets out shared political intentions to citizens, businesses, public administrations and policy-makers. The declaration responds to the calls from the European Parliament to ensure full compliance of the EU's approach to digital transformation with fundamental rights, including data protection rules and equal treatment, principles such as technological and net neutrality, inclusiveness as well as to enhance digital skills and competences and foster high-performing digital education ecosystems. Moreover, it acknowledges that the EU is in a position to retain its role as responsible global leader of a human-centred and value-based approach model in the digital age.

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