Digital Squads: the French Institute supports a cross-european dialogue on a common digital strategy

A joint initiative of several European organizations including the French Digital Council (CNNum), the European Digital Squads will officially be launched in Tallinn on Friday, September 29th.

This ad-hoc network of European organizations, which core expertise is the digital transformation of society and the economy (the CNNum is in charge of advising the French government regarding all digital affairs), will reflect on policy recommendations to enrich the works of the European Commission and Member States regarding a European strategy for a digital single market.

Artificial Intelligence, the accountability of platforms and convergence between digital and ecological transitions might be among the first topics the Digital Squads would work on.

The French Institute in Estonia is co-organizing the launch event of the European Digital Squads, along with the Estonian Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications, the French Digital Council and the Foresight Centre of the Estonian Parliament. The kick-off will take place in the morning of the Tallinn Digital Summit, major event of the Estonian presidency of the Council of the EU.

Although this event is in a format restricted to professionals associated with the Squads, it includes a debate that will be video recorded and shared afterwards.

Read the press release: 

Télécharger / Lae alla (PDF, Unknown)

 

Read this article in: Français,

NO99 cinema: “Three colors: Blue”

Jan 14 2017 / Jan 14 2017 - Tallinn

This boldly cinematic trio of stories about love and loss, from Krzysztof Kieślowski was a defining event of the art-house boom of the 1990s. The films are named for the colors of the French flag and stand for the tenets of the French Revolution—liberty, equality, and fraternity—but that...

Read more

Next “French coffee” April 19 – YES you can!

Apr 19 2017

You have notions of French but whom to speak French to in Tallinn ? That's what our "Café français" sessions are here for. The idea is just to have a casual conversation in French, in a friendly atmosphere, while sharing a snack. Participants are split into 3 group levels (beginners,...

Read more

Early French Music in Kloostri Aed

Jan 7 2017 / Jan 7 2017

On Saturday, 7 January 2017 at 19.00 in Kloostri Aed  (Vene 14, Tallinn) Iren Lill will present early French music in a harpsichord concert. The program includes music pieces by Jean-Philippe Rameau and Antoine Forqueray.   Tickets available at Kloostri Aed and at...

Read more

Christmas time movie: Two is a family

Dec 23 2016

Samuel does not know the meaning of responsibility and attachment. The young man lives a care-free life by the sea in the south of France, enjoys socializing and does not find his job too demanding. And then some day one of Samuel's former conquests leaves him with her baby girl saying it is his...

Read more

Mobile Film Festival : 4 Grants to win

Dec 16 2016 / Jan 3 2017

Mobile Film Festival The 12th Mobile Film Festival will take place in France between 8 November 2016 and 28 February 2017. The Organiser will initially make an official selection (hereinafter ‘the Official Selection’) of around 50 Videos from all the Videos submitted by Entrants and validated...

Read more

Premiere of „ELLE“ in SÕPRUS

Jan 5 2017

Elle  is a 2016 internationally co-produced psychological thriller directed by Paul Verhoeven and written by David Birke, based on the novel Oh... by Philippe Djian. Djian's novel was released in 2012 and received the Prix Interallié (National Literary Award). The film stars Isabelle Huppert and...

Read more

Conference of Human Rights: immigration and famous French politician

Dec 8 2016 / Dec 9 2016

Famous French politician and Professor of Political Science Dominique Reynié, himself will participate at the annual Conference of Human Rights on 9 December in Tallinn. The sixth edition of the event will focus on two topical issues of international concern: migration with a main...

Read more

Nantes programme international: Calling for applicants 2017

Nov 14 2016 / Feb 15 2017

The international programme of Nantes School of Art offers:  a year's language immersion leading to a certificate of achievement in French a study trip to visit major art collections and cultural events in France and Europe specific preparation for entrance exams to colleges of art,...

Read more

Concert “Christmas in Paris“

Dec 4 2016

Let's make it a date and meet up Sunday 4 December, at 5pm, at Jaani kirik's church, in Tallinn for the concert Christmas in Paris. The artists will spoil you with French popular Christmas songs and all-time classics about Paris and France, including: Petit papa Noël, Plaisir d’Amour,...

Read more

2017 “VOIES OFF” AWARD

Nov 14 2016 / Dec 20 2016

Participate in one of the most interesting photo competition, award and festival in the world! The festival "Voies off" itself is embedded in the opening week of Rencontres d'Arles, the oldest and most prestigious of all photo festivals. Both events take place simultaneously inside the antique...

Read more