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25.02.2019|Government

Prime Minister Ratas will participate in the first European Union and League of Arab States summit

Stenbock House, 25 February 2019 – today, Prime Minister Jüri Ratas will participate in the European Union and League of Arab States summit in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, which brings together the heads of states and governments from both sides for the first time. According to Prime Minister Jüri...
25.02.2019|Government

Prime Minister Jüri Ratas's speech on the celebration of the 101th anniversary of the Republic of Estonia, 22.02.2019

Esteemed honorary citizens of Tartu! Respected Chairman of the City Council and the Mayor! Honoured Director of the Estonian National Museum! Citizens of Tartu and guests of the city of good thoughts! My fellow Estonians! The second year of the new century of the Republic of Estonia is...
24.02.2019|Government

Jüri Ratas at the presentation of state awards: the spiritual wealth of Estonia is determined by the viability of our language, culture, science, sports and education

Academy of Sciences, Tallinn, 24 February 2019 – today, in the auditorium of the Estonian Academy of Sciences, Prime Minister Jüri Ratas, Mailis Reps, Minister of Education and Research, and Indrek Saar, Minister of Culture, presented national science awards, the F. J. Wiedemann Language Award, and...
24.02.2019|Government

Speech by Prime Minister Jüri Ratas at the national science awards, the F. J. Wiedemann Language Award, and sports and cultural awards ceremony

Honoured President of the Academy of Sciences! Respected ministers and rectors! Esteemed recipients! Dear researchers, artists, athletes, and the audience! Last year, the culture and education awards were presented in Haapsalu. Professor Reet Kasik, the recipient of the Wiedemann...
24.02.2019|Government

A speech by Prime Minister Jüri Ratas by the War of Independence Victory Column at the placing of wreaths 24 February 2019

Honoured President of the Republic of Estonia! Fellow Estonians! I congratulate you all in honour of the anniversary of Estonia! In 1919, on the first anniversary of the Republic of Estonia exactly one hundred years ago, Johan Laidoner, the Commander-in-Chief of the Estonian Armed Forces,...
22.02.2019|Government

Prime Minister Ratas encouraged people to listen to each other and focus on what we have in common

Tartu, 22 February 2019 – Today in Tartu, Prime Minister Jüri Ratas performed his annual Independence Day speech, encouraging the citizens of Estonia to listen to each other, focus on what we have in common, and be willing to compromise. In the speech performed at the Estonian National Museum...
22.02.2019|Government

Prime Minister Ratas: the Estonian Academy of Security Sciences is an integral part of keeping Estonia safe and well

The Estonian Academy of Security Sciences, 22 February 2019 – today in Tallinn, at the inauguration of the new building of the Estonian Academy of Security Sciences, Prime Minister Jüri Ratas said that the event is a clear sign of how the state values the students of internal security and the...
20.02.2019|Government

Preliminary information regarding the prime minister’s participation in events related to the Independence Day of the Republic of Estonia on 22 and 24 February 2019

Dear Journalists! We hereby provide you with preliminary information regarding Prime Minister Jüri Ratas’s participation in events related to the Independence Day of the Republic of Estonia on 22 and 24 February. Friday, 22 February 2 p.m. – Festive parade of the Estonian Academy...
15.02.2019|Government

The E-Estonia Council supported the 10-year development plan for the ID-card and e-identity

Stenbock House, 15 February 2019 – Today, the E-Estonia Council approved the white paper drafted on the initiative of the Police and Border Guard Board (PPA) and the Information System Authority (RIA) on identity and document management, which charts the current situation in the field and...
14.02.2019|Government

The Research and Development Council specified the allocation proportions of additional research funding and agreed on an improved methodology for calculating research costs

Stenbock House, 13 February 2019 – the Research and Development Council agreed on an improved methodology for calculating research costs in State Budget and made a proposal for the proportions of the additional fund for R&D. Today, at the meeting of the council, it was decided that the...

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