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03.09.2020|Government

The government started negotiations on the state budget and the state budget strategy

Stenbock House, 3 September 2020 – At a cabinet meeting, the government began discussions on the next year’s state budget and the state budget strategy for 2021–2024. “This year has been very extraordinary due to the spread of the coronavirus. In order to alleviate the economic downturn caused...
03.09.2020|Government

A government committee was formed to organise the celebrations of the 30th anniversary of the restoration of independence

Tallinn, Stenbock House, 3 September 2020 – The government decided to form a government committee, chaired by Prime Minister Jüri Ratas, for the organisation of the 30th anniversary of the restoration of Estonia’s independence. The aim of the committee is to make preparations for a memorable and...
03.09.2020|Government

Government equalises conditions for entry into the country by members of the Estonian Meistriliiga

Tallinn, Stenbock House, 3 September 2020 – The government equalised the rules for all Estonian Meistriliiga members entering Estonia, regardless of citizenship. The government has introduced a special rule that permits third-country athletes, coaches and team members who have an employment...
01.09.2020|Government

The prime minister is hospitalised

Stenbock House, 1 September 2020 – Prime Minister Jüri Ratas is in hospital after an operation performed on him at the North Estonia Medical Centre yesterday. According to the doctors of the North Estonia Medical Centre, the prime minister’s state of health is improving and he will be...
28.08.2020|Government

Government members approved the exceptions for travel restrictions

Tallinn, Stenbock House, 28 August 2020 – Government members approved a conceptual decision to continue with the current air travel restrictions for countries where the COVID-19 infection rate has been 25 or higher per 100,000 people in the last 14 days. Exceptions to these restrictions were...
27.08.2020|Government

The government approved Estonian sanctions against persons responsible for the falsification of the Belarusian presidential election and the related violence

Stenbock House, 27 August 2020 – At today’s session, the government approved the directive submitted by the minister of foreign affairs imposing a prohibition on entry into Estonia under the International Sanctions Act against persons reasonably suspected to be responsible for or to have...
27.08.2020|Government

Government supports the organisation of World Cleanup Day with EUR 250,000

Stenbock House, 27 August 2020 – At today’s Cabinet Meeting, the Government decided in principle to support the organisation of World Cleanup Day in September with EUR 250,000. At the Cabinet Meeting it was decided that the Ministry of the Environment and the Ministry of Finance must prepare a...
27.08.2020|Government

The government supported the proposal of the researchers of the University of Tartu to initiate a targeted monitoring study in Ida-Viru County

Stenbock House, 27 August 2020 – The cabinet supported the proposal of the monitoring study team of the University of Tartu to initiate a large-scale field study tomorrow in Ida-Viru County to more accurately determine the extent of the prevalence of the coronavirus. In the course of the study...
27.08.2020|Government

Government permits delegations necessary for Estonia’s foreign relations to enter the country in a simplified manner

Stenbock House, 27 August 2020 – Today, the Government decided to allow foreign delegations invited by local authorities to participate in official meetings to enter Estonia under a simplified procedure, if they take the necessary measures to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Starting on...
26.08.2020|Government

The e-Estonia Council were introduced the vision for the digital state and cybersecurity for 2030

Stenbock House, Tallinn, 25 August 2020 – At today’s meeting, the e-Estonia Council were introduced the vision and development directions of the digital state and cybersecurity development plan for 2030. “The development plan depicts Estonia as a digital hub of the world whose prerequisites and...

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