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06.02.2020|Government

The government was given an overview of the country’s readiness for the coronavirus

Tallinn, Stenbock House, 6 February 2020 – At the cabinet meeting of the government, Tanel Kiik, Minister of Social Affairs, gave an overview to other ministers of the country’s readiness for the possible arrival of the coronavirus. The virus may reach Estonia, but its spread here is unlikely...
06.02.2020|Government

Estonia wishes to become an observing member of the European Network Remembrance and Solidarity

Tallinn, Stenbock House, 6 February 2020 – The government supported the proposal of Raivo Aeg, Minister of Justice, on Estonia becoming an observing member of the European Network Remembrance and Solidarity. The government will decide on applying for a full membership of the network within two...
06.02.2020|Government

Government supports the construction of the Rüütelkonna building as a national representative building

Tallinn, Stenbock House, 6 February 2020 - Minister of Public Administration Jaak Aab presented the concept of the future of the Rüütelkonna building as a dignified, festive and cosy state representative building, to the cabinet office meeting today. The government supported the concept and will...
05.02.2020|Government

Ratas spoke with the President of the European Commission about the Green Pledge and the digital revolution

Brussels, 5 February 2020 – Prime Minister Jüri Ratas met yesterday with European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen to discuss the European Green Pledge, the digital development of the Community, and the future long-term budget. According to Prime Minister Jüri Ratas, implementation of...
04.02.2020|Government

Last call: Meeting between Baltic Prime Ministers and the European Commissioner for Budget and Human Resources and their joint press conference

Stenbock House, February 4, 2020 – On Friday, 7 February, Estonian Prime Minister Jüri Ratas, Latvian Prime Minister Krišjānis Kariņš and Lithuanian Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis will be meeting in Tallinn within the framework of the Baltic Council of Ministers. The meeting will focus on...
04.02.2020|Government

Prime Minister Ratas will meet with Charles Michel and Ursula von der Leyen

Stenbock House, 4 February 2020 – Today, Jüri Ratas will leave for a visit to Brussels, where he will discuss the next long-term budget of the EU and other prevalent issues with the heads of the union’s institutions. Ratas will meet with Charles Michel, President of the European Council, and...
04.02.2020|Government

Ratas: We want a long-term EU budget that supports the continued growth of the well-being of the Estonian people

Brussels, Belgium, 4 February 2020 – Dicussing the EU’s next seven-year budget with Charles Michel, President of the European Council, Prime Minister Jüri Ratas said that it must be ambitious and support the Member States in addressing both current and emerging challenges. “Achieving climate...
01.02.2020|Government

Ratas is discussing the next long-term budget of the EU in Portugal with Member States supporting the cohesion policy

Stenbock House, 1 February 2020 – Today, Prime Minister Jüri Ratas will attend the summit of the Friends of Cohesion group, which comprises 17 Member States, in Beja, Portugal, to discuss the next long-term budget of the union for 2021–2027 with his colleagues. When speaking about the next...
01.02.2020|Government

Ratas: The next long-term budget of the EU must help Member States to achieve climate goals faster

Beja, Portugal, 1 February 2020 – During the meeting with heads of state and government of 17 Member States supporting the strong budget of the EU and the cohesion policy, Prime Minister Jüri Ratas emphasised that the next long-term budget must not shrink too abruptly, and that the budgets of the...
30.01.2020|Government

The government requests expert appraisal to decide on the additional investigation on Estonia

Stenbock House, 30 January 2020 – At today’s cabinet meeting, the government decided that the Minister of Justice would form a working group of experts to resolve the applications of passengers and families of the victims of the ferry Estonia. The expert group will submit a report of their...

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