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The Prime Minister’s Office advises and supports the Prime Minister. The Prime Minister’s Office is comprised of advisers and assistants to the Prime Minister who are appointed for the term of office of the Prime Minister.
Strategy Unit supports planning the work of the Government and coordinates the drawing up and carrying out of the Government’s action plan, as well as strategic development plans for increasing the country’s competitiveness and for sustainable development.
Government Secretariat is responsible for the preparation and organization of the sessions and meetings of the Government and the supervision of the fulfilment of tasks given to ministers by the Parliament, the Government and the Prime Minister.
Legal Department makes sure that the draft legislation of the Government complies with the Constitution and laws.
The function of EU Secretariat is to coordinate the development of Estonia’s positions on issues relating to the European Union and the transposition of European Union legislation, as well as to advise and support Prime Minister in issues relating to European Union and in the preparation of European Council summits.
Government Communication Unit manages the public relations of the Government and Prime Minister and coordinates the development of administrative communication, engagement and informing the public in case of an emergency. Government Communication Unit organizes national dissemination of EU-related information to Estonian public and manages issues related to state and local government insignia.
National Security and Defence Coordinaton Unit advises the Prime Minister on issues related to national security and manages the operations of the National Security Committee of the Government.
Top Civil Service Excellence Centre is engaged in the recruitment, selection and development of civil service top executives.
Protocol Department manages official protocol matters of the Prime Minister and Government Office.
Department of Personnel manages the personnel-related work of Government Office.
Finance Department is responsible for budgeting in the scope of Government Office, as well as for managing the Government Office´s financial accounting; it guides accounting in the scope of Government Office.
Department of Document Management ensures appropriate management of documents and records of Government Office and legal servicing, as well as the disclosure of information and the following of personal data protection requirements at Government Office.
Department of Information Systems ensures the development and maintenance of information systems necessary for performing the tasks of the Government, Prime Minister and Government Office.
Maintenance Department is responsible for the management and maintenance of state assets in the scope of Government Office, as well as for the provision of other support services set out in the statutes of the department.
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