The German Federal Ministry for Digital and Transport (BMDV) and the Indonesian Ministry of Communications and Informatics (KOMINFO) have met to discuss an Indonesian-German Digital Dialogue.
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On 5 September 2022, the first regular meeting of the German-Korean Digital Dialogue took place. State Secretary Stefan Schnorr (German Federal Ministry for Digital and Transport, BMDV) welcomed a delegation from the Korean Ministry of Science and ICT (MSIT) led by Vice Minister Park Yun Kyu.
In an online workshop on 29 of June, the German Federal Office for Information Security (BSI) presented important aspects of cybersecurity for critical infrastructure. The aim was to provide insights into the German framework for cybersecurity measures and to foster international collaboration among relevant actors in the digital ecosystem.
The German-Brazilian Digital Dialogue supported the first official visit of the German Federal Ministry for Digital and Transport (BMDV) to Brazil from 6 to 9 August 2022. The Director-General of BMDV’s central department, Dr Rudolf Gridl, participated in two panels at the 8th Brazilian Innovation Week. He also met with high-ranking officials within the Brazilian administration to assess opportunities for cooperation in digital government and innovation management.
The Annual Meeting of the Indo-German Digital Dialogue took place on 23 June 2022 with more than 50 participants joining physically and virtually. The German Federal Ministry for Digital and Transport (BMDV) welcomed the Indian delegation from the Ministry for Electronics and IT (MeitY). State Secretary Stefan Schnorr (BMDV) and Secretary Alkesh Sharma (Meity) reiterated their commitment to the Indo-German Digital Dialogue. Besides the established topics of the Work Plan, they discussed new focus topics such as green technology for the upcoming year.
Within the framework of the International Digital Dialogues, the German Federal Ministry for Digital and Transport (BMDV) hosted an exclusive roundtable on the topic of smart urban mobility. High-ranking representatives of the public and private sector discussed how both sectors can collaborate to develop human-centred mobility solutions.
Within the framework of the International Digital Dialogues, the German Federal Ministry for Digital and Transport (BMDV) hosted an exclusive roundtable on the topic of International Data Spaces. High-ranking representatives of the public and private sector discussed framework conditions for data spaces at international level.
The German Association for Small and Medium-sized Businesses (BVMW) and the largest Indian software association, National Association of Software and Service Companies (NASSCOM), signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on 1 June. Thereby, they agreed to jointly promote economic relations between India and Germany.
For the second time, government representatives of Germany and Brazil met to reiterate their exchange on digital policy. Together with representatives of the private sector, they discussed opportunities for joint innovation projects.
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