Consultation on Next Generation Internet
The European Commission is preparing the Next Generation Internet Initiative. An open consultation has just been launched to give everyone the chance to share their views and ideas about the Internet of 2030
The Internet is critical for most aspects of our daily life, for work, education and leisure. The next generation Internet will be even more pervasive, working with and through many different devices and sensors, and will present completely new functions and characteristics Given the importance of the Internet, both private and public interests in the domain are huge, and may dramatically change the way Internet will work in the future.
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The Seconded European Standardization Expert for India (SESEI) project is launched in March 2013. Its general objective is to raise awareness on the European Standardization System, values and assets in India. The project is supported and operated by the European Committee for Standardization (CEN), the European Committee for Electrotechnical Standardization (CENELEC) and the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI), as well as by the European Commission’s Directorate General for Enterprise and Industry (EC DG ENTR) and by the European Free Trade Association (EFTA).
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The SESEI’s mission is to enhance the visibility of European standardization activities,increase the cooperation between Indian and European standardization bodies and support European companies facing standardization related issues hampering market access to India. The project also supports India in standardization related aspects of its integration in the WTO trading system, by identifying… Read More …
European standards are market driven and any stakeholder affected by a standard can have a say in its development. Technical committees drawn from representatives from businesses of all sizes, government, trade associations, research environment, as well as society at large determine the contents of standards. Industry is a key player – whether as a direct member of the process in ETSI or through the national delegations in CEN and CENELEC. The participation of ‘societal’ stakeholders in the standardization process brings a strong and important dimension of accountability. The European consumer voice in standardization (ANEC),European Trade Union Institute (ETUI) and European Environmental Citizens Organization for Standardization (ECOS) play important roles in European standardization. Read More …
The European Union and the Republic of India benefit from a longstanding relationship going back to the early 1960s. The Joint Political Statement of 1993 and the 1994 Co-operation Agreement, which is the current legislative framework for cooperation, opened the door to a broad political dialogue, which evolves through annual Summits, regular ministerial and expert level meetings. Read More …