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30.01.2020|Government

Estonia supports the Middle East Peace Process

Tallinn, Stenbock House, 30 January 2020 – At today’s meeting, the government adopted Estonia’s positions on the Middle East peace plan, presented by Foreign Minister Urmas Reinsalu. “Estonia welcomes the initiative of the United States that presents a chance to reinvigorate the Middle East...
27.01.2020|Government

The climate and energy committee discussed the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions in the transport sector

Stenbock House, 27 January 2020 – Today, the climate and energy committee of the Government got an overview of the opportunities for reducing greenhouse gases in the transport sector by 2030. “The wish to transport people and goods on motorways and railways will not go anywhere in the future...
24.01.2020|Government

Ratas: World Cleanup Day has become part of Estonia’s brand

Tallinn, 24 January 2020 – At the World Cleanup Day Conference in Tallinn, Prime Minister Jüri Ratas made the opening speech, in which he emphasised that World Cleanup Day is held only once a year, but to keep the nature and environment clean, each one of us has to contribute daily. According...
24.01.2020|Government

The government tied the draft pension reform act to a vote of confidence

Tallinn, Stenbock House, 24 January 2020 – This morning, the government held a telephone session, during which Prime Minister Jüri Ratas supported the proposal to tie the adoption of the draft pension reform act in the Riigikogu to a vote of confidence. The government also asks the president of the...
23.01.2020|Government

Ratas to the president of Iraq: we are ready to help Iraq

Davos, 23 January 2020 – Today, Prime Minister Jüri Ratas met with Barham Salih, President of Iraq, in Davos to discuss the security situation in the Middle East and bilateral relations. “Estonia is ready to help rebuild security in Iraq. The fight against terrorism is not over and must be...
22.01.2020|Government

Ratas in Davos: having built a successful digital state, Estonia’s new major challenges are climate change and artificial intelligence

Davos, 22 January 2020 – Prime Minister Jüri Ratas presented the plans for Estonia’s e-health, e-state and energy revolution, as well as investment opportunities, to international companies at the Economic Forum. In addition, he gave the opening speech at a panel discussion focusing on the economy...
21.01.2020|Government

Prime Minister Jüri Ratas attends World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos

Tallinn-Davos, 21 January 2019 – Prime Minister Jüri Ratas will be present from today thru Thursday in Davos, Switzerland, and will take part in the 50th annual meeting of the World Economic Forum. Ratas will take part in discussions on education, e-state, cyber security, foreign policy and...
21.01.2020|Government

Prime Minister Jüri Ratas discussed the future of the education system in Davos

Davos, 21 January 2020 – Today, at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Ratas took part in discussions on education which focussed on the skills needed in society in the current phase of economic development, i.e. the fourth industrial revolution. The discussion was hosted by the Global University...
17.01.2020|Government

Prime Minister to meet with Swedish counterpart in Stockholm

Stenbock House, 17 January 2020 – Today, Prime Minister Jüri Ratas is heading on a visit to Sweden, where he will be meeting with his counterpart Stefan Löfven. A lunch with entrepreneurs and meetings with banks and the local Estonian community are also planned. ‘My first foreign visit this...
15.01.2020|Government

Ratas: members of the Estonian Defence Forces bring honour to all of Estonia

Stenbock House, 15 January 2020 – Prime Minister welcomed members of the Defence Forces who served in international military operations in 2018 and 2019 at Stenbock House. “When we joined international forces, we knew that standing for peace and freedom is neither easy nor safe. Recent events...

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