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27.10.2020|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

ITU, Estonia, Germany and DIAL to Collaborate on Efforts to Accelerate Digital Transformation and the Achievement of Sustainable Development Goals

The International Telecommunication Union (ITU), together with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Estonia (MFA Estonia), The Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development of the Federal Republic of Germany (BMZ), and the Digital Impact Alliance (DIAL) at the UN Foundation...
Introducing the Smart Connectivity vision at the Three Seas Virtual Summit. visiooni tutvustamine tänasel Kolme mere tippkohtumisel. Photo credit: Three Seas/Arno Mikkor
19.10.2020|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

Estonia introduces the vision to create a smart connectivity area from Tallinn to Split

Estonia will present the vision of Smart Connectivity within the framework of the Three Seas Initiative today. The overall vision of Smart Connectivity, led by the Estonian Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications, is to expand digital components across key infrastructure, which will in turn...
12.10.2020|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

Ivo Kuldmäe to become new KredEx chief

The supervisory board of state credit body KredEx named Ivo Kuldmäe as chairman of the board and will start on Monday, October 12. Kuldmäe has previous experience in the financial sector as he has worked in different leadership and advisory positions. Kuldmäe has a master's degree in Business...
30.09.2020|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

The Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications and the Estonian Defence Industry Association signed a cooperation agreement for the development of the space industry

Today, Minister of Foreign Trade and Information Technology Raul Siem and Chairman of the Council of the Estonian Defence Industry Association Taavi Veskimägi signed a mutual understanding and cooperation agreement with the aim of improving cooperation between the state and companies in promoting...
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25.09.2020|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

Estonia joined the EU’s Cooperation framework on Quantum Communication Infrastructure

Minister of Foreign Trade and Information Technology Raul Siem signed the European Union's Declaration on Cooperation framework on Quantum Communication Infrastructure, agreeing to explore how to develop and deploy a highly secure data exchange infrastructure with other EU member states. „In the...
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22.09.2020|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

Estonia's vision for transport and mobility: A more people-centred, greener and smarter infrastructure

Minister of Economic Affairs and Infrastructure Taavi Aas signed the draft transport and mobility master plan for Estonia for the next 15 years, which plans to make the transport system more sustainable and safer and pay more attention to the strategic development of mobility. To create the...
21.09.2020|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

ITF: Reforming Estonia’s institutional structure for transport will increase efficiency

Today, the OECD International Transport Forum (ITF) presented its conclusions on the analysis of the transport sector in Estonia. The world’s only organisation dealing centrally with all modes of transport highlighted the main challenges of Estonia’s transport policy and proposed further...
Estonian Minister of Economic Affairs and Infrastructure Taavi Aas and Latvian Minister of Economic Affairs Janis Vitenbergs signed the memorandum digitally.
18.09.2020|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

Estonia and Latvia signed a MoU for a joint offshore wind farm

This week, Estonian Minister of Economic Affairs and Infrastructure Taavi Aas and Latvian Minister of Economic Affairs Janis Vitenbergs digitally signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU), which is aimed at the development of an offshore wind farm by the two states. This is the first such...
01.09.2020|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

Baltic States agree on electricity trade

Yesterday, the ministries responsible for the energy sector in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania reached an agreement on the functioning of energy trade with third countries after the launch of the nuclear power plant in Belarus. “It’s important to us that the agreement covers issues important to...
27.08.2020|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

Testing of paperless freight transport from Estonia to Poland begins

Testing of the digital trade route from Estonia to Poland will start today, during which the Estonian Tax and Customs Board and the Police and Border Guard Board will try to use real-time freight information to reduce paperwork in the logistics sector in the future. During testing, it is no longer...

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