President Juncker in Tallinn for the Digital Summit
Today and tomorrow (28-29 September), President Juncker will be in Tallinn, Estonia for the Informal Digital Summit. Tonight, he will participate in the informal dinner of Heads of State or Government ahead of the Summit. The dinner discussions will concentrate on the future of the EU following the debatelaunched by the White Paper on the future of Europe and the way ahead outlined by the President in his State of the Union Address 2017. Tomorrow, the discussions will focus on digital economy and society. Leaders are expected to discuss the Commission’s recent proposals for strengthening the EU’s cybersecurity and setting out measures towards a fair taxation of the digital economy. To complete the Digital Single Market by 2018, EU Member States and the EU institutions need to adopt 18 legislative proposalsalready tabled by the Commission. You can follow the Summit live on EbS+ from 9:00 CET. European Council President Donald Tusk, President Juncker and Estonian Prime Minister Jüri Ratas will hold a press conference in Tallinn after the Summit at 17:15 CET (18:15 local time). Further material on the Informal Summit is published here, including an updated Digital Single Market overview as well as a full timeline of the Commission’s digital proposals, a factsheet on fair taxation of the digital economy as well as on stepping up cybersecurity, and last a brochure on digital skills gap in Europe.