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22.01.2019|Government

Prime Minister Ratas will attend the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos

Tallinn, Stenbock House, 22 January 2019 – Prime Minister Jüri Ratas will head to Switzerland this evening to attend the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos from tomorrow to Friday. The World Economic Forum focuses on the issues of globalism that have arisen in relation to the...
18.01.2019|Government

The prime minister and the interior minister visited the south-eastern border

Stenbock House, Tallinn, 18 January 2019 – today, Prime Minister Jüri Ratas and Katri Raik, Minister of the Interior, visited the tri-border area where construction of the Estonian border will begin and received an overview of the border situation and the current state of the border construction...
18.01.2019|Government

Ratas: the state must share risks with businesses to encourage them to invest in development

The Riigikogu, 16 January 2019 – Jüri Ratas who provided an overview of the situation of research and development and the activities of the government in the Riigikogu today highlighted that the contribution of the state in research and development has increased significantly and the state must...
10.01.2019|Government

The government gave consent to Ministry of the Environment to start composing the new forestry development plan

Stenbock House, 10 January 2019 Today, the government approved a proposal by Siim Kiisler, Minister of the Environment, to start composing the new forestry development plan for 2021–2030 (FDP2030). The proposal includes a long-term vision for Estonian forestry, common goals for composing the...
08.01.2019|Government

Government Committee: the Estonia 100 international programme is a cultural export success story

Stenbock House, 8 January 2019 – today, the Government Committee of Estonia 100 recognised the recently ended international programme of Estonia 100 as one of the most extensive publically financed projects of all time to introduce Estonia and promote cultural export. “In addition to the...
19.12.2018|Government

The prime minister: Estonia supports Georgia on their way to the European Union

Stenbock House, 19 December 2018 – at today’s meeting with Irakli Kobakhidze, speaker of the Georgian parliament, Prime Minister Jüri Ratas affirmed that Estonia continues to support Georgia’s integration into the European Union and NATO and stressed the importance of bilateral economic relations...
19.12.2018|Government

The Economic Development Committee of the government: research and development could be enhanced by the intersectoral movement of employees

Stenbock House, 19 December 2018 – the Economic Development Committee of the government was presented with new proposals to enhance research and development as well as to engage the private sector more actively in the field of research. The overview provided to the Committee revealed that employees...
18.12.2018|Government

The prime minister: increased cooperation with African countries is mutually beneficial

Vienna, Austria, 18 December 2018 – at last night’s meeting of heads of state and government within the framework of the High-Level Forum Africa–Europe, Prime Minister Jüri Ratas emphasised the importance of increasing cooperation with African countries, especially on digital issues. The...
17.12.2018|Government

Ratas in Vilnius: we must work together and set realistic goals for the next budget of the European Union to benefit the Baltic states

Vilnius, Lithuania, 17 December 2018 – today, Prime Minister Jüri Ratas met with his Latvian and Lithuanian counterparts Saulius Skvernelis and Māris Kučinskis in Vilnius to discuss the issues of defence and security, developments of the Rail Baltica project, common priorities regarding the...
17.12.2018|Government

Jüri Ratas will discuss the Baltic States’ cooperation in Vilnius and attend the High-Level Forum Africa–Europe in Vienna

Stenbock House, 17 December 2018 – Prime Minister Jüri Ratas will travel to Vilnius today to attend an official meeting for the Baltic prime ministers, marking the end of the Lithuanian presidency of the Prime Ministers’ Council. The Prime Ministers’ Council is the highest organ of the Baltic...

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