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OGP seminar 30.10.2019. Photo: Raul Mee
31.10.2019|Government Office

The Government Office has started preparing a new action plan for the Open Government Partnership

The Government Office in co-operation with the ministries and the third sector has begun drafting a new action plan for Estonia’s Open Government Partnership (OGP) for the period of 2020–2022, which will be submitted to the Government next summer. “Estonia has a good international reputation for...
24.10.2019|Government Office

A new chairman was elected for the Commission for Sustainable Development

The Commission for Sustainable Development elected Mihkel Annus, chairman of the Estonian Renewable Energy Association, as its new chairman, and Meelis Joost from the Estonian Chamber of Disabled People as its vice-chairman. According to Mihkel Annus, the newly elected chairman, the commission is...
08.10.2019|Government Office

Klen Jäärats will continue as Director for EU Affairs at the Government Office

Klen Jäärats has won the public competition for the position of Director for European Union Affairs and will continue serving in the position. Jäärats was first appointed as the Director for European Union Affairs in 2014, when his most important task was successfully organising Estonia’s...
03.10.2019|Government Office

Study: Youth not planning to live abroad in the future

The survey carried out by the Estonian National Youth Council and the Government Office revealed that more than half of Estonian youth between the ages of 13-30 also  want to live and work in Estonia in 2035, while seeing our society in the future as being open, free of preconceptions, and...
26.09.2019|Government Office

A task force will start searching for opportunities to make society more accessible

At today's session, the government approved a draft submitted by the Government Office to create a task force for accessibility in cooperation with the Ministry of Social Affairs. Many residents of Estonia are not able to participate fully in society, because in the course of shaping the society,...
12.09.2019|Government Office

The government changed the statute of the Government Office

At today’s sitting, the government approved the proposal to change the statutes of the Ministry of Finance and the Government Office, shifting the core responsibility for shaping the country’s strategic planning framework from the Ministry of Finance to the Government Office. The change gives the...
28.05.2019|Government Office

Study: Estonian people value security and free society the most

Estonian people wish for a society that is – first and foremost – safe, free, and environmentally friendly, revealed a survey organised by the Government Office and the Ministry of Finance. Around 14,000 people participated in the survey and the results will form the basis for setting the long-term...
17.04.2019|Government Office

The Government Office will launch the fifth Newton leadership offspring programme

For the fifth time, the Top Civil Service Excellence Centre of the Government Office will launch the Newton leadership offspring programme, which aims to find potential top-level executives for the future among people who currently work in the public sector, to motivate the participants of the...
12.02.2019|Government Office

The national strategy must focus on human health and education

During the discussion of the country’s long-term strategy “Estonia 2035”, more than 200 participants agreed that over the next decade, Estonia must focus on improving human health and flexible learning opportunities. The four main keywords about Estonia’s future were the following: open, clean,...
31.01.2019|Government Office

Preparation of the State’s long-term strategy, “Estonia 2035”, continues at full speed

At a cabinet meeting, the Government approved the intermediate results of the preparation of the long-term strategy, “Estonia 2035”, and gave a green light to further activities, principles and the schedule. Preparation of the strategy, “Estonia 2035”, is on schedule, according to the Strategy...