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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...
05.12.2018|Government Office

Secretary of State Taimar Peterkop will assume office on 10 December

With his order, Prime Minister Jüri Ratas appointed Taimar Peterkop to the office of Secretary of State, starting from 10 December. "Naturally, I expect to learn a lot in the coming months, although the Government Office is a strong organisation and I feel good about assuming the office of...
30.08.2018|Government Office

The government approved the new Open Government Partnership action plan

At today’s meeting, the government approved the new Open Government Partnership (OGP) action plan for 2018–2020, which focuses on open and inclusive policymaking. The aim of the action plan is to foster open and inclusive policy-making at a national as well as a local level. At the national level...
20.06.2018|Government Office

Prime Minister Ratas: the preparation of the strategy “Estonia 2035” gives an opportunity to look further than one election cycle

More than 200 leaders, top experts, and opinion leaders from more than 130 private, third, and public sector organisations will participate today in the opening seminar of preparing the strategy “Estonia 2035”, where the plan for creating the strategy and the possibility of being a part of it is...
04.06.2018|Government Office

New Open Government Partnership action plan is open for public consultation

The Government Office has submitted for public consultation the Open Government Partnership (OGP) action plan for 2018–2020, which focuses on open and inclusive policymaking. The aim of the action plan is to foster open and inclusive policy-making at a national as well as a local level. At the...

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