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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...
17.08.2017|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

The Rail Baltica project joined the Estonian Declaration of Intent on Digital Construction

Yesterday at the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications, Indrek Orav, head of Rail Baltic Estonia and Baiba Rubesa, head of RB Rail AS, gave their digital signatures on the Estonian Declaration of Intent on Digital Construction. In the declaration, the signatories are aiming to implement...
Minister Simson meeting with the EU's competitivness ministers. Photo: EU2017EE
19.07.2017|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

EU ministers discussed the free movement of data in the single European market

Today in Tallinn, European Union's Competitiveness and Information Technology Ministers discussed how to better exploit the potential of the European single market through the free movement of data. "The digital solutions that we use daily in our home countries, for example to communicate with...
Minister Urve Palo signing the 5G declaration in Tallinn Creative Hub, 18 July 2017. Foto: EU2017EE
18.07.2017|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

EU flagship initiative, the 5G declaration signed by EU Ministers in Tallinn

A ministerial declaration on making 5G a success for Europe was signed today during the informal meeting of the Ministers for Competitiveness and Telecommunications on 18 July in Tallinn, Estonia. The declaration of intent seeks to establish a common baseline on future 5G standards and confirm the...

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