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Digital Rights and Principles Factsheet

Download the factsheet on digital rights and principles.

The declaration on digital rights and principles will guide the digital transformation, shaping it around EU values. And, it will ensure people are empowered to enjoy the opportunities that come with the digital decade.  

The declaration was signed by the Presidents of the European Parliament, Commission and Council in December 2022, reflecting the shared political commitment to these rights and principles.

This factsheet gives a brief overview of the digital rights and principles, outlining the 6 chapters on which they are based, along with key statistics and a timeline. 

Download the factsheet in English (.pdf)

Translations will follow.

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