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28.12.2021|Government Office

Eero Raun is the next Director of Government Communication

As of 4 January of the following year, Eero Raun will begin work as the Director of the Government Communication Unit of the Government Office. Eero has worked as the Head of Public Relations in the Bank of Tallinn, Eesti Ühispank, the Ministry of Finance, and the Office of the President. In the...
18.12.2020|Government Office

The Secretary of State had a third meeting with representatives of victims and their relatives of the MS Estonia disaster

15 December 2020 – On 14 December, the Secretary of State Taimar Peterkop met with representatives of Estonian organisations that represent the relatives of victims of the MS Estonia disaster. The meeting was also attended by Erki Kodar, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs,...
17.11.2020|Government Office

The Secretary of State informed the representatives of relatives about the preparations to investigate the new circumstances regarding the MS Estonia disaster

16 November 2020 – Today, Secretary of State Taimar Peterkop met with representatives of organisations representing the relatives of the victims of the MS Estonia disaster. The objective of this second meeting was to inform them of the preparations being made by the Government Office to...
10.10.2020|Government Office

The State Secretary informed the representatives of the relatives of the Government’s decisions in preparation for further investigation of the ferry Estonia

Stenbock House, 9 October 2020 - Today, State Secretary Taimar Peterkop met with representatives of Estonian organisations representing the relatives of the victims of the ferry Estonia. The purpose of the meeting was to inform them of the government’s decisions and steps in preparing for...
02.10.2020|Government Office

New Open Government Action Plan focuses on co-creation

The Government has approved the Open Government Partnership Action Plan for the years 2020–2022, which among other things is searching for more efficient engagement solutions. Three promises are given in the Action Plan, with six complementary actions planned to meet those promises. “The focus of...
15.06.2020|Government Office

Estonia ranks among the top countries in the world in terms of sustainable development indicators

The overview presented to the UN shows that Estonia ranks 10th in the Global Sustainable Development Index table. ‘Estonia’s situation in the pursuit of sustainable development goals may broadly be judged as good’, said Prime Minister Jüri Ratas. ‘The consistent work has also brought success –...
20.05.2020|Government Office

Estonian and Finnish sustainable development commissions organised an online meeting

Estonian and Finnish sustainable development commissions organised a joint video meeting to share their experiences and provide an overview of the main results of the action plans of both countries in meeting the Sustainable Development Goals of the UN. One of the main positive messages related to...
20.05.2020|Government Office

The Open Government Partnership Action Plan is looking for fresh ideas

The Government Office is announcing a call for ideas to gather new ideas for the Open Government Partnership (OGP) Action Plan for the period 2020–2022. With the call for ideas, proposals are being awaited that adhere to the objectives of the OGP and support Estonia’s long-term development needs,...
27.04.2020|Government Office

The government approved the COVID-19 crisis exit strategy

Government approved the COVID-19 crisis exit strategy supplemented with proposals from the Riigikogu and other partners. Prime Minister Jüri Ratas, head of emergency situation, emphasised that the aim of the exit strategy is to give Estonia a comprehensive approach to overcoming the crisis and...
22.04.2020|Government Office

The COVID-19 crisis exit strategy plan was published by the Government Committee

The Government Committee working to reduce the spread of the coronavirus and addressing public health and economic problems approved the crisis exit strategy plan. Now it will be submitted to the Parliament and other partners for their proposals, and the Government will approve the strategy after...

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