Free Software Foundation Europe
10 July 2017
The FSFE submitted its comments for the upcoming
Tallinn Declaration for e-government drafted by the Estonian presidency
of the Council of the EU. Therein the FSFE asks the current Estonian
presidency to promote greater inclusion of Free Software in delivering
truly inclusive, trustworthy and interoperable digital services to all
citizens and businesses across the EU. The Tallinn Declaration will be
signed by EU ministers in October 2017, expressing member states' joint
vision for e-government and political commitment to follow the goals set.
The proposal for Tallinn declaration is open for public comments until 14 July.
The FSFE is asking organisations, companies, and individuals to let EU
ministers know how Free Software is important for transparent and accountable
19 June 2017
In April, the FSFE organised its annual
Software Legal and Licensing Workshop (LLW): a meeting point for
legal experts from all over the world to discuss issues and best practices
surrounding Free Software licences. This year marks the 10th anniversary
of the LLW which was celebrated with the record number of participants:
120 top legal experts and technologists came all the way down to Barcelona
(Spain) to spend 3 full days discussing legal challenges around Free Software.
16 June 2017
Sharing one's knowledge is a core principle in the Free Software
society, collaboration is another. From today, the FSFE provides its supporters and registered volunteers a
platform to create and manage Git repositories with a comfortable user
13 June 2017
The revised "new"
European Interoperability Framework (EIF),
adopted by the European Commission on 23 March 2017, gives specific guidance
on how to set up interoperable digital public services, and offers public
administrations concrete recommendations on how to improve interoperability
of their e-services.
25 April 2017
… Daniel Pocock! The election period for this year's Fellowship GA seat has ended on April 24, 2017. FSFE is proud to have such an interested and active community to have had seven outstanding candidates who were running for office this time. Now, Daniel Pocock is happy to take over the GA's Fellowship seat from former representative Nicolas Dietrich.
04 to 08 August 2017
From August 4 to 8, FSFE will host a village at SHA-Camp, in that we offer a common space to discuss, meet, hack and organise. There will also be several self-organized sessions about various aspects of or around Free Software. More details are coming soon.
20 October 2017
Op 20 oktober 2017 zal plaatsvervangend FSFE Duitsland-coördinator Björn Schießle op de "Fellbacher Weltwochen" in discussie gaan over de vraag hoe men met Vrije Software duurzaam onderwijs kan exporteren en kan bijdragen aan de opbouw van een sterke lokale economie. De Fellbacher Weltwochen bestaan uit verschillende manifestaties met als overkoepelend thema Agenda 2030 en de oriëntatie op de 17 doelen voor duurzame ontwikkeling van de Verenigde Naties (VN).
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