Tallinn Digital Summit, 29 September 2017

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Series Details 29.09.17
Publication Date 29/09/2017
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This Summit was seen as one of the largest and highest-level to be held by the Estonian Presidency of the Council. Its agenda included a range of issues connected to developments in the area of digitisation and the internet.

While specific proposals on digital taxation were not officially on the agenda of the Summit, they ended up among the topics mentioned by EU leaders gathering in Tallinn. Divisions were visible between the Member States proposing tax measures for digital companies and the remaining countries.

The Estonian Presidency of the Council of the European Union held on 29 September 2017 the Tallinn Digital Summit, a platform aiming to launch high-level discussions on plans for digital innovation in the European Union.

Source Link https://www.eu2017.ee/political-meetings/tallinn-digital-summit
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European Council: Letter from President Donald Tusk to EU leaders ahead of their informal dinner in Tallinn http://www.consilium.europa.eu/en/press/press-releases/2017/09/21-tusk-letter-tallinn/
European Council: Tallinn Digital Summit, 29 September 2017 http://www.consilium.europa.eu/en/meetings/council/tallinn-digital-summit/
EUObserver, 29.09.17: EU leaders promise action after Tallinn brainstorming https://euobserver.com/political/139226
European Council: Remarks by President Donald Tusk after the Tallinn Digital Summit http://www.consilium.europa.eu/en/press/press-releases/2017/09/29-tusk-press-conference-tallinn/
EurActiv, 29.09.17: Tax fight draws divisions at EU digital summit https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/news/tax-fight-draws-divisions-at-eu-digital-summit/
Radio Poland, 29.09.17: Polish PM in Tallinn talking digital tech with EU leaders http://www.thenews.pl/1/10/Artykul/328038,Polish-PM-in-Tallinn-talking-digital-tech-with-EU-leaders
Deutsche Welle, 29.09.17: EU leaders gather in Estonia to discuss Europe's digital future http://p.dw.com/p/2kwEW
EUObserver, 29.09.17: Estonia sees digital summit as success in itself https://euobserver.com/eu-presidency/139204
Politico, 29.09.17: Europe’s 'e-believers' brave skepticism in Estonia http://www.politico.eu/article/europes-e-believers-brave-skepticism-in-estonia-digital-tech-summit-tallinn-eu/
ERR News, 30.09.17: Ratas after Digital Summit: Europe’s future is digital http://news.err.ee/633453/ratas-after-digital-summit-europe-s-future-is-digital
European Commission: DG Communication: SPEECH/17/3605, 29.09.17: Key messages of President Juncker to Heads of State or Government in Tallinn on the State of Play of the Digital Single Market http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_SPEECH-17-3605_en.htm

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