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Minister Urve Palo at the E-Government Conference. Photo by: EU2017EE Estonian Presidency
06.10.2017|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

Minister Urve Palo's closing speech at E-Government Conference

  Dear conference guests, dear friends of eGovernment! I hope you have had an exciting day. In the morning, we started with the parallel sessions where you had a chance to discuss some of the hottest topics of eGovernment. Later there were thought-provoking presentations on technology...
06.10.2017|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

European digital ministers signed the Tallinn Declaration on eGovernment

This morning, all Member States of the European Union, together with the European Free Trade Association countries Liechtenstein, Norway, Iceland and Switzerland signed the Tallinn eGovernment Declaration. In the Tallinn Declaration, the common goals for eGovernment development over the next five...
05.10.2017|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

Estonia is leading the Ministerial meeting of European and Eastern Partnership countries on digital economy

Today, in the afternoon of October 5, the digital ministers of the European Union meet with their Armenian, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Georgian, Moldovan and Ukrainian counterparts to discuss cooperation opportunities in digital economy. The clear interest of the EU and the Eastern Partnership...
22.09.2017|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

EU transport ministers expect investment security for major projects

The European ministers for transport, who met in the Tallinn Creative Hub (Kultuurikatel) yesterday and today (20-21 September), confirmed that in order to realise major investments in infrastructure it is necessary to ensure the continuation of investments in the same manner as in the current...
21.09.2017|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

EU transport ministers discussed ways to improve air connections

Yesterday and today, 20-21 September in Tallinn, the European transport ministers focused on ways to ensure better flight connections in the European periphery. "There are currently two ways in which the European Union is able to increase the number of air links needed: setting public service...
21.09.2017|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

Member States and partners signed the Tallinn Declaration on e-Energy

All of the 28 Member States of the European Union, Norway and 14 energy specialised associations and companies signed the Tallinn e-energy declaration on Tuesday and Wednesday. The declaration is the first comprehensive agreement of goodwill in the world, that unites the development of energy and...
21.09.2017|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

The European Union is updating its cybersecurity strategy

The key objective of the new EU cybersecurity strategy is to provide Europe with a long-term vision of cybersecurity and to secure confidence in the digital single market while taking into account the changing international security environment and the development of new technologies and markets...
20.09.2017|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

EU energy ministers focus on the functioning of the electricity market

Today, 20 September, during the informal energy and transport ministers meeting (TTE) in Tallinn, energy ministers of the European Union are discussing the operation of a unified European electricity market. The global energy sector is expected to undergo significant, necessary changes to contain...
19.09.2017|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

Member states, Commissioner Arias Cañete, and EU industry associations to sign the Tallinn e-energy declaration

Today and tomorrow, 19-20 September, EU energy policy-makers and stakeholders will come together in the Tallinn Cultural Hub (Kultuurikatel) to thoroughly discuss the topic of the new structure of the electricity market. On 19 September the future of the electricity market will be discussed during...
13.09.2017|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

European Space Week brings top experts of the space sector to Estonia

Under the initiative of the European Commission and the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications, the European Space Week will bring top politicians, community members and experts of the space sector to Tallinn the first week of November to discuss how to analyse and apply large-scale space...

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