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21.05.2020|Government

The Government supported the extension of the remuneration compensation measure until the end of June

Tallinn, Stenbock House, May 21, 2020 – Today the Government reached a principled agreement at cabinet meeting to support a proposal approved by the Unemployment Insurance Fund Council to extend the remuneration compensation until the end of June and to narrow the criteria of the measure. “The...
21.05.2020|Government

The government directed an additional 147.9 million euros to the foundation of labour market services and benefits

Tallinn, Stenbock House, 21 May 2020 – At their meeting, the government supported the proposal of the supervisory board of the Estonian Unemployment Insurance Fund to allocate an additional 147.9 million euros to compensate employees for the reduction of wages during the crisis. On the...
20.05.2020|Government

The prime minister in the Riigikogu: Estonia’s security is safe

Tallinn, Stenbock House, 20 May 2020 – Today, Prime Minister Jüri Ratas gave an overview to the Riigikogu of the fulfilment of the objectives of Estonia’s security policy and confirmed that Estonia’s security remains safe, although the spread of the coronavirus will assuredly have an impact on...
20.05.2020|Government

Presentation by Prime Minister Jüri Ratas on the implementation of the basic principles of the security policy 20 May 2020 at 2 p.m., Riigikogu

Honourable President of the Riigikogu! Honourable members of the Riigikogu! Dear listeners! On 31 May 2017, the Riigikogu approved the basic principles of Estonia’s security policy. In accordance with it, each composition of the Riigikogu renews the basic principles every four years, and...
19.05.2020|Government

Ratas spoke with entrepreneurship organisations about the effect of the coronavirus on the economy so far

Tallinn, Stenbock House, 19 May 2020 – Today, by means of video conference, Prime Minister Jüri Ratas met with representatives of entrepreneurship organisations to exchange information about the effects of the coronavirus on entrepreneurship thus far, and to discuss the future plans of the...
18.05.2020|Government

Political statement by Prime Minister Jüri Ratas in the Riigikogu, 18 May 2020

Dear President of the Riigikogu! Honourable members of the Riigikogu! Dear people of Estonia! Almost ten weeks ago, on 12 March, I addressed the honourable Riigikogu with a political statement on the crisis caused by the spread of the coronavirus. The day before, the World Health...
17.05.2020|Government

SPECIAL NOTICE: The Government approved the list of restrictions and easing of restrictions in force after the end of the emergency situation

Tallinn, Stenbock House, May 17, 2020 – As the emergency situation comes to an end at midnight of May 18, the Government approved four orders during the e-sessions of the Government yesterday, confirming restrictions and easing of restrictions in force after the end of the emergency situation. As...
16.05.2020|Government

SPECIAL NOTICE: The emergency situation will come to an end at midnight of May 18, the restrictions will be eased gradually

Tallinn, May 16, 2020 – The Government held an e-session to approve the end of the emergency situation in Estonia by the end of the day of Sunday, May 17. Therefore, the respective orders issued by the Government and the person in charge of the emergency situation are repealed. The restrictions...
15.05.2020|Government

The Government agreed on an additional plan to ease restrictions after the emergency situation

Tallinn, Stenbock House, 14 May 2020 – At today’s cabinet meeting, members of the government agreed on an additional plan to gradually ease the restrictions imposed during the emergency situation. Special conditions remain in force even with the easing of restrictions. Depending on the...
14.05.2020|Government

The Government supported the joint statement of the Baltic Republics for the improved protection of the health of the people following the opening of shared borders

Stenbock House, 14 May 2020 – The Government approved a joint statement of the Ministers of Health of the Baltic Republics on the protection of public health in order to control the spread of COVID-19 in connection with the lifting of travel restrictions in the Baltic Republics. ‘The...

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