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17.05.2019|Government

Ratas: Estonia supports Georgia on their way to the European Union and NATO

Stenbock House, 17 May – today, Prime Minister Jüri Ratas met with the President of Georgia Salome Zourabichvili and assured that Estonia is continuously supporting Georgia's way to the membership of the European Union and NATO. “Estonia and Georgia are friends and partners with close...
16.05.2019|Government

The Government Approved the Hundred Days Plan

Stenbock House, 16 May 2019 – Today, the Government approved the hundred days plan that is based on five priorities – a family-friendly Estonia, a cohesive society, a knowledge-based economy, an efficient governance, and a free and protected state.   The hundred days plan includes all five...
16.05.2019|Government

Ratas: Estonian and Latvian economic relations and defence cooperation are increasing

Riga, Latvia, 15 May 2019 – Today, on an official visit to Latvia, Prime Minister Jüri Ratas and his Latvian counterpart Krišjānis Kariņš discussed economic and defence cooperation. The two prime ministers also talked about major regional projects, like Rail Baltic, along with Estonian and Latvian...
09.05.2019|Government

Ratas on the future of the EU: together, we can achieve much more than alone

Sibiu, Romania, 8 May 2019 – in the speech given at the Future of Europe Conference at the Lucian Blaga University in the city of Sibiu, Prime Minister Jüri Ratas stressed that we can only influence the world and maintain our values, beliefs, and way of life if we work together. In his...
08.05.2019|Government

Prime Minister Ratas discusses future of Europe with EU counterparts

Stenbock House, 8 May 2019 – Prime Minister Jüri Ratas is spending today and tomorrow in Sibiu, Romania, where he will be discussing the future of Europe with European Union heads of state and heads of government. This evening, Prime Minister Ratas will be appearing at Lucian Blaga University of...
08.05.2019|Government

The Research and Development Council: Estonian research and development is increasingly more involved with entrepreneurship and innovation

Stenbock House, 8 May 2019 – the Estonian Research and Development Council summarised the last economic year and made recommendations to the Government for the common research, development, and innovation strategy for 2021–2030. At yesterday’s meeting, the council acknowledged that Estonian...
03.05.2019|Government

The government began negotiating the budget strategy for 2020–2023

Stenbock House, 3 May 2019 - At yesterday’s cabinet meeting, the government discussed the state budget strategy for 2020–2023; the discussions will continue next week. At the cabinet meeting, the Ministry of Finance gave the government an overview on the current economic forecast as well as the...
02.05.2019|Government

The Prime Minister confirmed the ministerial substitutions and areas of jurisdiction, and the government discussed its organisation of work

Stenbock House, 2 May 2019 - At the opening session of the new government coalition, Secretary of State Taimar Peterkop gave an overview of the organization of work of the government, discussing how the minister's work as a member of the government, relations with the Riigikogu, and participation...
22.04.2019|Government

Speech of the candidate for Prime Minister Jüri Ratas on the basis of forming a new government, 17.04.2019

Esteemed President of the Riigikogu, esteemed members of the Riigikogu, dear colleagues, dear people of Estonia, On December 31st, 1993, President Lennart Meri gave the final speech of "our first constitutional year" as he himself named it, and stated that the most beautiful Estonia is a...
18.04.2019|Government

Ratas: we will focus on what unites the Estonian people

Stenbock House, 17 April 2019 – Jüri Ratas, the candidate for prime minister who was authorised by the Riigikogu to form the new government, said that the Estonian society represents many different values, but they should not conflict; all Estonian people should focus on what we have in common,...

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