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How can technology tackle climate change or improve healthcare? What responsibility should tech companies take for how their solutions are used? And will the geopolitics of tech reshape our world order? These are just some of the issues we will explore in this series, bringing together diverse perspectives on how to make Tech Fit 4 Europe. Join Casper Klynge, Microsoft’s Vice President of European Government Affairs, in conversation with the people behind the policies that shape our use of technology.

The views, information, or opinions expressed during the series are solely those of the individuals involved and do not necessarily represent those of Microsoft.

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Dec 14, 2020

When Germany took the helm of the EU Council in July 2020, Europe was in the eye of the COVID-19 storm. In this episode, German politician Dorothee Bär reflects on the crisis and its long-lasting impact, and explains why Germany’s Presidency has heralded technology as the cornerstone for Europe’s post-pandemic recovery.

Dorothee Bär is a member of the German Bundestag for the Christian Social Union of Bavaria (CSU) and State Minister for Digitization at the Federal Chancellery.

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