Connectivity corridors between Europe and the Middle East and Europe and Asia – Flash 03 2024

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18 June 2024 | 12:30 - 13:15 EEST | WS room 2
Consolidated programme 2024 overview

Session teaser

Join us for an enlightening session on the pivotal role of connectivity corridors between Europe and the Middle East, and Europe and Asia, in shaping regional and global digital landscapes. Discover how enhancing international internet connectivity and developing technological hubs drive digital transformation and innovation, while prioritizing security and resilience to ensure stable and reliable digital infrastructures. Explore new opportunities for international collaboration and regional advancement, with a special focus on the transformative case of Georgia.

Session description

Connectivity corridors between Europe and the Middle East, as well as Europe and Asia, play a pivotal role in shaping regional and global digital landscapes. The establishment and enhancement of international internet connectivity serve as the backbone of the global digital economy, facilitating cross-border integration of services and fostering regional progress. Moreover, the development of technological hubs within these corridors further amplifies the impact of connectivity on digital transformation. In addition to these transformative effects, the security and resilience of these connectivity corridors are critical to ensuring the stability and reliability of digital infrastructures. The proposed session aims to delve into the significance of connectivity corridors and technological hubs in driving digital transformation, empowering regional advancement, and promoting global competitiveness, with a special focus on the case of Georgia.

The session "Connectivity corridors between Europe and the Middle East and Europe and Asia" provides a platform to explore and discuss the transformative potential of connectivity corridors and technological hubs in shaping regional and global digital landscapes. By enhancing international internet connectivity and fostering technological innovation, countries can unlock new opportunities for collaboration. Additionally, by prioritizing security and resilience, they can safeguard these advancements, ultimately fostering regional progress and global competitiveness in the digital age.

This comprehensive approach ensures that the digital infrastructures supporting these regions are not only innovative and efficient but also secure and resilient against potential disruptions, making them robust pillars of the global digital economy.

Format

This session features a dynamic format with both offline and online moderators facilitating discussions. Two/three distinguished speakers representing different organizations will offer diverse perspectives on the role of connectivity corridors and technological hubs.

Further reading

People

  • Ekaterine Imedadze – Commmissioner, Georgian National Communications Commission (ComCom) (online moderator)
  • Eka Sichinava - Head of Competition and Market Regulation Department, ComCom (offline moderator)
  • Representative of the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia;
  • Representative of the European Commission;
  • Representative of BigTech (Google, Amazon TBC).