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27.11.2019|Government

Jüri Ratas: Innovation and new solutions must reach all sectors

Stenbock House, 26 November 2019 – It was noted at today’s meeting, between Prime Minister Jüri Ratas and Members of the Board of the Estonian Association of Information Technology and Telecommunications, that all of economic sectors require digitalisation and people with a good understanding of...
27.11.2019|Government

Prime Minister Jüri Ratas talked with the governor general of Canada about closer cooperation on e-health

Stenbock House, 27 November 2019 – Today, Prime Minister Jüri Ratas met with Julie Payette, the Governor General of Canada, to talk about our digital and defence cooperation and the close ties between the two countries. The prime minister emphasised that the Estonian–Canadian digital...
26.11.2019|Government

Ratas: Estonia is a firm supporter of Ukraine’s future

Stenbock House, 26 November 2019 – Today, Prime Minister Jüri Ratas met with Volodymyr Zelensky, President of Ukraine, to discuss bilateral cooperation between Estonia and Ukraine, the economic situation, security, and planned reforms in Ukraine. “Estonia supports Ukraine’s efforts of...
25.11.2019|Government

Prime Minister Jüri Ratas and the speaker of the Parliament of Finland discussed cross-border cooperation

Stenbock House, 25 November 2019 – Today, Prime Minister Jüri Ratas met with Matti Vanhanen, Speaker of the Parliament of Finland, to discuss cross-border data exchange between Estonia and Finland, regional infrastructure projects, combating climate change, and the long-term budget of the European...
21.11.2019|Government

The government approved the EU policy priorities of Estonia for the next two years

Stenbock House, 21 November 2019 – Today, at a cabinet discussion, the government approved the EU policy priorities of Estonia for the next two years. These will be the basis for ministers and officials in shaping and implementing Estonian policy in the European Union. According to Prime...
20.11.2019|Government

Jüri Ratas will meet with the prime minister of the Netherlands

The Hague, 20 November 2019 – Prime Minister Jüri Ratas is on a visit to the Netherlands today and will meet his colleague Mark Rutte, with whom he will discuss the next multiannual financial framework of the European Union and work towards climate goals. “We agree that the entire European...
20.11.2019|Government

The Economic Development Committee of the government supports the more active use of the strengths of Estonian education in business diplomacy

Stenbock House, Tallinn, 19 November 2019 - The Economic Development Committee of the government got acquainted with the proposals of the Ministry of Education and Research and SA Innove, on how to better use the achievements of Estonian education and its excellent reputation as part of the state's...
20.11.2019|Government

Ratas in the Netherlands: we have the same values in the EU as well as NATO

The Hague, 20 November 2019 – Today, Prime Minister Jüri Ratas and Mark Rutte, Prime Minister of the Netherlands, discussed bilateral cooperation and shared interests in the European Union and NATO. “Estonia and the Netherlands, our close ally, have the same values in both Europe and the North...
19.11.2019|Government

Statement of the Prime Minister of Estonia:

Estonia's Plan A, B and C is to strengthen our national defence and our membership in NATO. NATO is thriving and active, both militarily and politically, in Europe and beyond. I know this well from the experience of sitting around the table with other NATO Heads of States and Governments or...
15.11.2019|Government

Ratas: Climate neutrality will open up new opportunities for the transport sector

Today, Prime Minister Jüri Ratas delivered a speech at the TargetZero electromobility conference, where he emphasised that the transport sector faces great changes, along with great opportunities, on the road to achieving the goal of climate neutrality. “Transport is one of the main sectors...

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