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18.12.2014|Government Office

The International Political and Security Situation has Increased Support for the Euro and European Union

According to a fresh survey, the population's support for the European Union and the use of the euro in Estonia has risen to 84 and 78 percent, respectively, and the share of definite supporters has risen. This change in attitudes is largely a result of the international political and security...
15.12.2014|Government Office

Government approves the Governance Development Action Plan

The main task of the Action Plan based on the OECD report is to increase the state's ability to solve long term and cross-sector problems. According to Heiki Loot, Secretary of State and head of the workgroup responsible for the Action Plan, its main task is to increase the Government's capacity...
11.11.2014|Government Office

Klen Jäärats appointed as Director for European Union Affairs of the Government Office

The Secretary of State has today appointed Klen Jäärats as the Director for European Union Affairs. Mr Jäärats has worked as Deputy Director for European Union Affairs since 2010. Since 2013, he has been performing the duties of the previous Director for European Union Affairs, Juhan Lepassaar,...
09.11.2014|Government Office

Original section of the Berlin Wall opened for display in Tallinn

The Government Office and the Museum of Occupations in cooperation with the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany opened today in Tallinn a display of original section of the Berlin Wall, commemorating the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.   Original section of the Berlin...
05.11.2014|Government Office

Coordinating body for the Open Government Partnership established

The coordinating body for the Open Government Partnership (OGP) that will be responsible for monitoring the implementation of the OGP Action Plan met today in Stenbock House. The coordinating body, which is comprised of representatives of the Government and non-governmental partners, was given a...
31.10.2014|Government Office

Top executives: comprehensive national defence requires the contribution of all government agencies

Top executives in civil service agreed at today’s conference that the implementation of a comprehensive approach to national defence requires the contribution of all government agencies. Top executives discussed how best to ensure the implementation of the non-military part of the national defence...
31.10.2014|Government Office

Top senior executives of Estonian public service gather in Tartu

The main topics of the 5th Annual Conference of Estonian Public Service Top Executives titled as “Unused Opportunities” are innovation, extensive national defence, and the Work Capacity Reform. Bettina von Stamm, a recognised expert from the United Kingdom, will deliver a presentation on...
31.10.2014|Government Office

Top executives: the public sector should lead the way in implementing work capacity reform

The participants in the conference of top executives in the civil service, which is continuing today, agreed that the public sector should lead the way in implementing work capacity reform. Rait Kuuse, deputy secretary general on Social Policy, Ministry of Social Affairs, emphasised that work...
23.10.2014|Government Office

Original section of the Berlin Wall will be opened for display in Tallinn

The Government Office and the Museum of Occupations in cooperation with the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany will open in Tallinn a display of original section of the Berlin Wall, commemorating the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.   Original section of the Berlin...
Otto Tief book
19.09.2014|Government Office

A book about Otto Tief was published in the series of biographies of the Estonian heads of state

The Government Office and the National Archives of Estonia presented a book by Indrek Paavle “Õiguse ja omariikluse eest: Otto Tief (1889–1976)” (“For Justice and Statehood: Otto Tief (1889–1976)”) in the building of Eesti Pank today to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the formation of Tief’s...

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