European Union

12/04/2020 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 12/04/2020 18:55

Media advisory - Video conference of telecommunications ministers, 7 December 2020

Indicative programme

Chair: Mr. Peter Altmaier, Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy of Germany

9.00 Beginning of the video conference of telecommunications ministers

9.05 Any other business

  • European initiative on processors and semiconductor technologies

9.15 Data governance act(public session)

11.05 Any other business (first four points in public session)

  • e-Privacy regulation
  • regulation on a temporary derogation from the ePrivacy directive for the purpose of combatting child sexual abuse online
  • regulation establishing the Digital Europe programme
  • regulation establishing the European cybersecurity competence centre and the network of coordination centres
  • cybersecurity of connected devices
  • legal framework on security of network and information systems
  • Commission work programme 2021
  • Portuguese presidency work programme for the first half of 2021

At the end of the videoconference (+/- 13.30) - press conference on live streaming.

Arrangements for the press conferences

Please note that there will be no physical press conference. EU accredited journalists will be able to ask questions remotely using this link.

Deadline for registration: Monday, 7 December 2020, 12.30

Those who already registered for the previous video conferences of Transport and Telecommunications Council do not need to do it again. Further instructions will be sent to all registered participants approximately half an hour after the deadline.

Videos and photos from the event

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