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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...
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...
17.05.2016|Government

Rõivas at a meeting with Niinistö: Relations between Estonia and Finland are exceptionally close and good

Stenbock House, 17 May 2016 – Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas stated during today’s meeting with the President of the Republic of Finland Sauli Niinistö that the relations between Estonia and Finland are exceptionally close and good and that the countries frequently cooperate in various fields....
10.05.2016|Government

Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas meets Sauli Niinistö, President of Finland

Helsinki, May 10, 2016 – Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas had a meeting with the Finnish President Sauli Niinistö today as a part of his official visit to the Republic of Finland. Prime Minister Rõivas and President Niinistö took the chance to discuss the security situation in Europe and the Baltic...
10.05.2016|Government

Prime Ministers of Estonia and Finland agree to take digital cooperation to a new level

Helsinki, 10 May 2016 - Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas and Finnish Prime Minister Juha Sipilä digitally signed a joint declaration on an initial road map for launching data exchange and e-services between Estonia and Finland, during their meeting today. According to Prime Minister Rõivas, data...
10.05.2016|Government

Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas: The Government has a clear goal of taking Estonia to the UN Security Council

Stenbock House, 10 May – “Estonia may be small, but that does not mean that we should aim low in an overly conservative way,” said Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas and confirmed that the Government has a clear goal of making Estonia a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council in 2020. “We...
Prime Minister Met With Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Secretary of State of the Holy See
10.05.2016|Government

Prime Minister Met With Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Secretary of State of the Holy See

Stenbock House, May 10, 2016 - Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas had a meeting with Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Secretary of State of the Holy See, where he said that he highly appreciates the work Pope Francis is doing in standing-up for human values, and solving conflicts and crises. Rõivas said that...
10.05.2016|Government

Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas to pay a working visit to Finland

Stenbock House, 10 May 2016 - Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas will leave for a working visit to Finland today, where he will meet with Finnish President, Sauli Niinistö, and Prime Minister, Juha Sipilä. They will discuss the security situation in the region, bilateral relations and cooperation in the...
03.05.2016|Government

Prime Minister Rõivas at the meeting with Ban Ki-moon: The UN plays an important role in resolving conflicts

New York, 3 May 2016 – Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas and UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon spoke about the changed security situation and the role of the UN in resolving conflicts. The Prime Minister emphasised the willingness of Estonia to be more involved in global security matters and contribute to...

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