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06.07.2020|Government

The government will re-open the borders for labour migration and learning mobility

Stenbock House, 6 July 2020 – Today, based on the recommendations of the Council of the European Union, the government decided to open the Estonian border to residents of 14 low-infection countries outside the European Union, and approved the conditions for entering Estonia for work and study...
30.06.2020|Government

Panel of experts: supporting of the economy must be well thought through and forward-looking

Stenbock House, Tallinn, 29 June 2020 – A panel of experts tasked with advising the government on the issues of restarting the economy assembled for their first session today. The experts admitted that even though there are already some positive signs of economic progress, it is still not fully...
25.06.2020|Government

The fourth wave of the monitoring study by the University of Tartu that was presented to the Government did not identify any positive COVID-19 cases

Tallinn, Stenbock House, 25 June 2020 – The results of the fourth wave of the monitoring study by the University of Tartu that were presented to Members of the Government today did not identify any persons infected with the coronavirus. The fourth wave of the monitoring study was conducted...
19.06.2020|Government

Prime Minister: Membership in the European Organization for Nuclear Research provides new opportunities for Estonian companies

Tallinn, Stenbock House, 19 June 2020 – Today, on behalf of the Republic of Estonia, Prime Minister Jüri Ratas signed the agreement with the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN), thereby making Estonia an associate member of the prestigious research organization. According to...
19.06.2020|Government

Government: The 2+2 rule is changing

Tallinn, Stenbock House, 18 June 2020 – As of 19 June, the government has decided to replace the 2+2 rule with a requirement for people to disperse. This means that a safe distance between people must continue to be maintained, but the state no longer requires compliance with the 2+2 rule. ‘...
19.06.2020|Government

Ratas at the meeting of the European Council: a quick agreement is needed in order to kick-start the EU economy

Stenbock House, 19 June 2020 – Prime Minister Jüri Ratas discussed the economic recovery plan and the next multiannual budget proposed by the European Commission for the first time with his counterparts from EU Member States at the European Council video conference. The leaders of EU Member States...
18.06.2020|Government

The government is easing the conditions on KredEx crisis measures for entrepreneurs

Tallinn, Stenbock House - The government has decided to support the proposals submitted by the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications and SA KredEx to alleviate the conditions of crisis measures so that crisis aid reaches entrepreneurs faster and on a larger scale. According to the...
18.06.2020|Government

Ratas: the Eastern Partnership supports the improvement of security, stability, and the level of prosperity around Europe

Stenbock House, 18 June 2020 – At a video meeting of the leaders of the European Union and the Eastern Partnership countries, Prime Minister Jüri Ratas emphasised the importance of the Eastern Partnership, which supports the improvement of security, stability, and the level of prosperity in the EU’...
15.06.2020|Government

The prime minister in the Riigikogu: The EU plan for economic recovery must aim for a rapid and sustainable recovery

Stenbock House, 15 June 2020 – In the Riigikogu, Prime Minister Jüri Ratas emphasised in a political statement that the European Union’s plan for economic recovery must aim for a rapid and sustainable recovery and must help prevent the health crisis from turning into a long-term economic crisis...
11.06.2020|Government

The government confirmed Estonia’s views on the revision of the Alternative Fuel Infrastructure Directive

Tallinn, Stenbock House, 11 June 2020 – The government approved Estonia’s views on the consultation addressed to the Member States of the European Union, which assesses the need to revise the Directive on the Deployment of Alternative Fuels Infrastructure (2014/94/EU). Estonia is of the...

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