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Hosted by the Swedish government from 19-20 February and co-sponsored by the World Health Organisation, the 3rd Global Ministerial Conference on Road Safety analysed the results and lessons from the Decade of Action, a global pledge for the years between 2011 to 2020 targeted at reducing the number of road traffic fatalities by half. Participants also mapped the future directions to...

Commission President Ursula von der Leyen presented today three publications setting out the Commission’s priorities on digital issues: “Europe for the digital age,” “A European Strategy for data,” and a White Paper on Artificial Intelligence. The Commission also sets out to adopt in 2020-2021 a number of...

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Celebrating its 5th anniversary, the cluster Autoregion organised the 2020 kick-off conference in Saarbrücken, Germany on the 22nd of January.   [caption id="attachment_18445" align="aligncenter" width="400"] Foto: BeckerBredel[/caption] The sessions were focused on mobility and innovation and looked into the challenges that the automotive industry is currently facing in...

    The European Parliament’s Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection organised today a public hearing to discuss the need to review the Product Liability Directive and related challenges in the new digital age. Frank Schlehuber, Senior Consultant Market Affairs at CLEPA, attended the hearing to present...

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