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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...
07.04.2020|Government Office

The Government Office is heading the preparation of the coping and exit strategy of the COVID-19 crisis

The presentation of the first draft of the coping and exit plan of the COVID-19 crisis prepared under the leadership of the Government Office to the government committee is planned to take place on 14 April. The planning group developing the plan was established on 27 March and is in charge of...
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...