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Kadri Simson, Minister of Economic Affairs and Infrastructure and Étienne Schneider, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Economy of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg.
09.11.2017|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

The economic ministers of Estonia and Luxembourg signed an agreement to exchange energy statistics to the value of € 10.5 million

The agreement was signed by the Estonian Minister of Economic Affairs and Infrastructure, Kadri Simson and Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Economy of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, Étienne Schneider. The quantities sold are fixed for transactions in 2018 and 2020, in the cumulative...
European Space Week 2017 in Tallinn
07.11.2017|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

EU-ESA Space ministers to discuss the future of Earth observation in Europe

The EU-ESA informal space ministerial meeting taking place in Tallinn today, 7 November will focus on the evolutions of the EU Earth Observation Program Copernicus in the years 2020+. Mrs Urve Palo, Estonian Minister for Entrepreneurship and Information Technology, said that the aim of the...
Meeting of EU Telecommunications Directors in Tallinn on 3 November 2017. At the forefront, Tõnu Nirk, Head of the Telecommunications Department of the MEAC (left) and PRE Advisor on Digitisation at the EU Luukas Ilves (right).
06.11.2017|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

Next steps to develop the 5G network in Europe were agreed

Today, Telecommunications Directors from 25 Member States gathered in Tallinn to agree on a more detailed timetable and steps for developing the 5G network in the European Union. The 5G network will allow both people and devices to communicate with more data and faster in the near future. "In...
Ambassador Clyde Kull and minister Urve Palo before the TTE council meeting.
25.10.2017|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

Estonian minister at the Telecoms Council: Europe must become the trailblazer for global cybersecurity

Minister of Entrepreneurship and IT Urve Palo chaired today the Council meeting in Luxembourg, marking the first Telecommunication formal ministerial meeting held by the Estonian Presidency. Ministers in charge of telecommunications and digital affairs from all member states held debates on the...
Minister Urve Palo opening the 16th European Tourism Forum held in Tallinn.
19.10.2017|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

The European Tourism Forum focuses on innovation and security in the European tourism sector

The 16th European Tourism Forum, held today in Tallinn, focused on providing digital and innovative travel services and ensuring more convenient and secure transport connections. Altogether, the forum attracted over 170 top European tourism professionals, both from the public and private sectors....
19.10.2017|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

The approved Energy Sector Development Plan ensures Estonia's energy supply

Today, the Government confirmed the Estonian Energy Development Plan until 2030 (ENMAK), the main objective of which is to ensure the availability of energy supplies to consumers and the best possible price. Minister of Economic Affairs and Infrastructure Kadri Simson said that we must...
Winners of the Procura+ awards at yesterday's ceremony, held in Tallinn.
18.10.2017|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

Europe's most innovative public procurements announced

The Procura+ awards ceremony, held last night in Tallinn, awarded Europe's most innovative procurements that involved recyclable textiles, eco-labelled school buildings and remanufactured furniture. According to Viljar Lubi, Deputy Secretary-General for Economic Development, this year's winners...
Minister Urve Palo opened the Conference in a historical cinema called "Kosmos" or "space" today.
17.10.2017|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

Innovation procurers share experiences in Tallinn

The two-day international Conference on Innovation Procurements began in Tallinn today. Participants from 33 countries discuss how to point contracting authorities towards using public funds in smarter ways and the opportunities for encouraging innovation procurement in the EU Member States....
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...