The president of the government, Pedro sánchez, has presented this thursday, the new Digital Agenda in the name of Spain Digital 2025. Includes nearly 50 measures in ten strategic axes with that, during the next five years, it aims to boost the process of transformation digital country so aligned with the european union's digital strategy, through collaboration público-privada and with the participation of all social and economic agents of the country. In the development of this digital agenda, involving more than 15 ministries and government bodies and more than 25 economic agents, business and social affairs.
Spain 2025 provides Digital launched during 2020-2022 of a set of structural reforms that would mobilize a substantial volume of public and private investment, in the region of eur 70 billion.
Public investment in the period 2020-2022 be around 20 000 million, of which eur 15 billion, approximately, relate to the different programmes and new instruments for community financing of the recovery Plan Next Generation EU, which establishes that digitalisation has to be one of the main axes to mobilize these resources.
In addition to the planned investment by the private sector, some 50,000 million euros, in a moderate scenario of deployment of the measures.
Spain Digital 2025 will focus its objectives in the impetus to the country's digital transformation as one of the key levers for reinvigorating economic growth, the reduction of inequality, increasing the productivity and use of all the opportunities offered by new technologies, with respect to constitutional values and european, and the protection of individual and collective rights.
In the words of president Sánchez, “ the plan is not more, is one of the strategic pillars should settle economic recovery in Spain: job creation, productivity enhancement and conquest of foreign markets. ”
For its part, the european commissioner for The Internal Market, Thierry Breton, who spoke by videoconference, the agenda of “ ambition and innovation ” and highlighted that “ anticipated the necessary structural reforms and investments for the future, and ensures the continuity of policies to deploy traditional infrastructure, increasing connectivity and make our businesses, especially smes, are more. ”
The act of presentation at the Palacio de la Moncloa have assisted Pedro Sánchez, president of the government; Nadia Calviño, third vice-president and minister of economic affairs and Digital Transformation; Isabel Celaá, minister of education and training; Reyes Maroto, minister of industry, commerce and tourism; Pedro Duque, minister of science and innovation; Thierry Breton, european commissioner for The Internal Market; Doña Pilar López, director-general of Microsoft Spain; Mr. José Luis Bonet, president of the spanish chamber of commerce; Doña María Ferreras, vice-president for europe, middle east and Netflix África; and Mr. José María Álvarez-pallete, president of telefónica, among other industry leaders, as well as business and trade unions.
This agenda consists of about 50 measures focusing on ten strategic areas:
- Digital connectivity. ensure a proper digital connectivity for the entire population, promoting the disappearance of the digital divide between rural and urban areas, with the goal of 100 per cent of the population has 100 Mbps coverage by 2025.
- Continue to lead the deployment of technology 5G in europe and boost its contribution to enhancing economic productivity, to social progress and territorial structuring. Set the objective that by 2025 100 per cent of the radio spectrum is prepared for the 5G.
- Strengthen digital skills of workers and of all the people. It will place special emphasis on the needs of the labour market and in bridging the digital divide in education. The objective is that, by 2025 80% of people have basic competency and that half of them are women.
- Strengthening the capacity of spain on cybersecurity. Looking for have 20,000 specialists on cybersecurity, Artificial Intelligence and data in 2025 thanks, inter alia, to the side of entrepreneurial activity involved in the environment of the national institute of cybersecurity (INCIBE).
- Promote the digitalization of Public Administrations, particularly in key areas such as employment, justice, or social policies through updating of the technological infrastructure. In 2025, 50 per cent of public services will be available through app mobile and will be reduced and the relationship of personalizará citizens and businesses with the administrations
- Speed up the digitization of companies, with particular attention to the micropymes and start-ups. It sets the target that at least 25 per cent of the turnover of smes comes in 2025 of electronic commerce.
- Speed up the digitization of productive model through projects tractors digital transformation in strategic economic sectors such as food, mobility, health, tourism, trade or energy, among others. These projects were aimed at a 10 per cent reduction in CO2 emissions by effect of the digitization of the economy by 2025.
- Enhancing the attractiveness of Spain as the european audiovisual platform to generate business and jobs, with a target of 30% increase of audiovisual production in our country for the year 2025
- Make the transition to a data economy, thus guaranteeing security and privacy and exploiting the opportunities offered by Artificial Intelligence with the aim of which at least 25% of companies use Artificial Intelligence and Big Data within five years.
- Guarantee the rights in the new digital environment, and in particular, labour rights of consumers, citizens and companies. In this area is fixed aimed at elaborating a bill of rights.
In addition, spain Digital 2025 wants to contribute to close the different digital divides that have been widened in recent years, whether by socio-economic reasons, gender, generational, territorial, or environmental, and which have come to light during the pandemic. A mission that is aligned to the goals of sustainable development (ODS) and Agenda 2030 of United nations.
CONSULTATIVE COUNCIL AND FOLLOW-UP
The government will establish the consultative council for the processing Digital, that it will be público-privado and would facilitate dialogue and participation of various social and economic agents to the country's digital transformation.
The National Observatory of telecommunications and information society (ONTSI) will contribute by providing public information in digital transformation and to support the elaboration of reports to the evaluation and updating of the actions developed within the framework of this agenda.
In addition, it will create a website dedicated to spain 2025, Digital-to-date information on measures and indicators, and produce an annual follow-up report, which will be submitted to the advisory council for Digital transformation.
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