Strategic Priorities Between the EU and the US
Commerce and technology
The aim is to coordinate strategic priorities between the EU and the US in view of the pursuit of common interests. Define a joint EU-US technology agenda. Harnessing the speed of technological development to guide and address the challenges posed by rival digital governance systems. Issues relating to artificial intelligence, security and digital sovereignty are included; from critical infrastructures, 5G, 6G, to cybersecurity assets, to data governance and the role of online platforms.
Health and Environment
The aim is to promote global commonsThe pandemic has made it clear how much a global response on containment, prevention and treatment measures can be decisive both in terms of the safety of individuals and in managing the funding gap and improving collective chances of success. And, therefore, in the health area, the focus is on the preparation of a real pandemic playbook, on the strengthening of collaboration channels with the World Health Organization, on the construction of resilient, fair and complete logistic networks for the distribution of vaccines and medical supplies to be sent around the world.
Strict rules against the big names in technology
The Biden administration should insist on antitrust actions against Google and Alphabet’s Facebook and encourage the separation between these companies, reads the report just made by Sarah Miller with her team. The report’s recommendations offer a viewpoint that could influence future policymaking under the Biden administration. In a phase in which the links between politics and business are also evolving; with communication technologies increasingly decisive in political discussion.