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31.05.2016|Government

News in picture: Prime Minister Rõivas and Prince Andrew visited Raspberry Pi computer lessons at Pelgulinna Gymnasium

Tallinn, 31 May 2016 – Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas and Prince Andrew visited the Pelgulinna Gymnasium, where students demonstrated their programming skills on Raspberry Pi mini-computers. “IT is our specialty in Estonia – we use digital tools for our benefit in the Government, business sector...
31.05.2016|Government

Rõivas at Latitude59: the state has to keep up with the fast growth of startups

Tallinn, 31 May 2016 – Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas emphasised at the opening of Latitude59 conference that the state has to keep up with the fast growth of start-ups, and not just create the conditions necessary for growth, but also enable it. Prime Minister Rõivas also handed over e-Residency card...
30.05.2016|Government

Prince Andrew will pay a visit to Estonia

Stenbock House, 30 May 2016 – Prince Andrew, The Duke of York, will visit Estonia as a guest of Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas and the keynote speaker of technology conference Latitude59. Prince Andrew will participate in the opening panel of Latitude59 together with Prime Minister Rõivas and...
27.05.2016|Government

Rõivas to Steinmeier: The key to Europe’s success is our unity in addressing various crises

Stenbock House, 26 May 2016 - Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas and German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier together with the Minister-President of North Rhine-Westphalia, Hannelore Kraft, met and underlined the importance of European unity. Prime Minister Rõivas explained that Estonia would...
26.05.2016|Government

Prime Minister to the Supreme Allied Commander Transformation of NATO: NATO’s adaptation should continue beyond Warsaw

Stenbock House, 26 May – During today’s meeting, Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas thanked the Supreme Allied Commander Transformation General Denis Mercier, who is currently on a visit to Estonia, for his position, which sees that NATO’s adaptation should continue beyond the Warsaw Summit. “Your...
Prime Minister Rõivas to the German cabinet: The e-government and cyber security go hand in hand
24.05.2016|Government

Prime Minister Rõivas to the German cabinet: The e-government and cyber security go hand in hand

Berlin, 24 May 2016 – Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas stated today while introducing the Estonian e-government and cyber security to the German cabinet that the introduction of e-services does not have to jeopardise privacy of people in any way. According to Rõivas, the risks accompanying the use...
24.05.2016|Government

Prime Minister to present on Estonia's experience with e-governance to the German government

Stenbock House, 24 May - Today, Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas will be, at the invitation of German Chancellor Angela Merkel, on a working visit to Berlin where he is to attend a cabinet session in Meseberg. During the cabinet session he will present on Estonia’s experience with, and the procedures...
23.05.2016|Government

Prime Minister: The Summit must strengthen NATO’s deterrence

Stenbock House, 23 May – Today at the Estonian Parliament, Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas explained that the decisions made at the NATO Summit, which will be held in Warsaw in 46 days, couldn’t be one-off assurance measures; instead, these decisions should focus on NATO’s long-term adaptation and on...
19.05.2016|Government

The Prime Minister met with European Commissioner for Internal Market Elżbieta Bieńkowska

Stenbock House, 19 May 2016 – Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas mainly discussed cross-border e-services, sharing economy, and also innovative public procurements at the meeting with European Commissioner for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs Elżbieta Bieńkowska today. The...
18.05.2016|Government

Rõivas: Commission’s recommendations support government reforms

Stenbock House, 18 May 2016 - According to Prime Minister Rõivas, the Commission’s country-specific recommendations issued today support the implementation of reforms already initiated by the Government. “Estonia is taking and has always taken the Commission’s recommendations and their...

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