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08.06.2019|Government

Prime Minister Jüri Ratas is discussing the broader implementation of artificial intelligence and digital solutions with the G20 countries

Stenbock House, June 7 - For the next two days, Prime Minister Jüri Ratas is participating at Digital Economy and Trade Ministerial of G20, held in Tsukuba, Japan. “Estonia received an invite because this meeting mostly focuses on digital economy – an area where we have stood out in Europe and...
06.06.2019|Government

Reforms to the strategy "Estonia 2035" to become clear by November

Stenbock house, 6 June 2019- At today’s Cabinet Meeting, the government approved the future timetable for the state strategy "Estonia 2035", according to which the necessary reforms will become clear by November of this year. The strategy itself will be completed by April of 2020, after...
06.06.2019|Government

The Government approved the proposal to submit Kadri Simson as the candidate for European Commissioner

Stenbock House – 6 June 2019 At today’s session, the Government approved the Prime Minister’s proposal to submit Kadri Simson as the candidate for European Commissioner for the next iteration of the Commission as well as the current one, should the seat of the Estonian Commissioner become...
06.06.2019|Government

The e-Estonia Council approved the “kratt” strategy

Stenbock House, 5 June 2019 – at today’s session, the e-Estonia Council approved the strategy for Estonian “kratts*”, or the action plan for implementing artificial intelligence, an initiative of the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications and the Government Office. According to Jüri...
05.06.2019|Government

The prime minister will make a proposal to the government to name Kadri Simson as the candidate for European Commissioner

Stenbock House – 5 June 2019 Upon the suggestion of Prime Minister Jüri Ratas, a proposal to name Kadri Simson as the candidate for European Commissioner for the next iteration of the Commission as well as the current one, should the seat of the Estonian Commissioner become vacant, will be...
05.06.2019|Government

Prime Minister Ratas: the Estonian flag unites us!

Estonian National Museum, Tartu, 4 June 2019 – the blue-black-white flag is a symbol of Estonian language and culture, self-awareness, and determination, said Prime Minister Jüri Ratas in his speech at the formal assembly at the Estonian National Museum dedicated to the 135th anniversary of the...
01.06.2019|Government

Government approves new state budget strategy, budget discussions set to continue in the autumn

Stenbock House, 30 May 2019 – The government has approved the state budget strategy for the period 2020–2023. The combined volume of the state budgets is planned to be slightly more than EUR 48.5 billion over the next four years. In 2020, the volume of expenditure will be around EUR 11.7 billion....
30.05.2019|Government

The Government approved the action plan for the next four years

Stenbock House, 30 May 2019 – today, the Government approved the action plan for the next four years that is based on the five priorities: family-friendly Estonia, cohesive society, knowledge-based economy, efficient governance, and a free and secure state. The action plan is based on the coalition...
28.05.2019|Government

The Government reached an agreement in principle regarding the state’s budget strategy

Stenbock House, 27 May 2019 – At today’s Cabinet Meeting of the Government of the Republic the government reached an agreement in principle on the state budget strategy for 2020–2023 and the draft state budget for 2020. The budget strategy and the draft budget for next year are included in the...
28.05.2019|Government

Ratas: Estonia is dedicated to allied cooperation and the development of NATO

Brussels, 27 May 2019 – At today’s meeting with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, Prime Minister Jüri Ratas discussed cooperation between Estonia and NATO and further steps by the alliance to strengthen deterrence. ‘Estonia is steadfastly dedicated to ensuring security and developing...

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