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Minister Urve Palo at the European Parliament's International Trade (INTA) Committee meeting.
11.07.2017|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

Palo: We will be chairing the EU's foreign trade talks during the Estonian Presidency of the Council of the EU

Urve Palo, Minister of Entrepreneurship and Information Technology, empasized today at the meeting of the European Parliament's Committee on International Trade that the Estonian Presidency aims to support the international role of the European Union as a spokesperson for active free-trade....
Minister Kadri Simson at the European Parliament's transport and tourism (TRAN) committee meeting.
11.07.2017|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

Simson: during the Presidency of the Council of the EU, Estonia will be focusing on land transport in the transport sector

Today in Brussels, Minister of Economic Affairs and Infrastructure Kadri Simson presented the priorities of the Estonian Presidency of the Council of the EU to the European Parliament's Transport and Tourism Committee. One of the key roles of the Estonian Presidency is to resolve the functioning of...
07.07.2017|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

Palo is set to introduce digital construction

Under the leadership of Urve Palo, Minister of Entrepreneurship and Information Technology, Taavi Aas, Deputy Mayor of Tallinn, Tanel Tiits, Member of the Board of State Real Estate, Kaupo Sirk, Deputy Director General of Road Administration and Valdo Kalm, Chairman of the Board of the Tallinn...
Minister Kadri Simson at yesterday's TTE Council meeting.
27.06.2017|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

EU energy ministers have agreed on savings targets

On Monday in Luxembourg, the Energy Ministers in the European Union agreed on energy savings targets to reduce energy consumption in the European Union by 30 per cent by 2030. "This is an important development for the Energy Ministers and the goals set are in line with the Paris climate agreement...
22.06.2017|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

Estonia and Finland set up a non-profit organisation for the development of X-Road

The Estonian Minister of Entrepreneurship and Information Technology Urve Palo and Director General of the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Finland, Anna-Maija Karjalainen, signed a contract for the establishment of a non-profit organisation, which will make the exchange of data between the...
Minister for Entrepreneurship and Information Technology Urve Palo and Director General of the ESA Jan Wörner digitally signing the memorandum.
14.06.2017|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

Estonian digital solutions making their way to the European Space Agency

The European Space Agency (ESA) chose Estonia to act as a lead partner in cooperation with whom the ESA will begin to digitise its administrative processes. Today the Minister for Entrepreneurship and Information Technology Urve Palo and the Director General of the ESA Jan Wörner signed a joint...
Estonian Presidency of the Council of the European Union. www.eu2017.ee
12.06.2017|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

Your ideas for the next Ministerial Declaration on Digital Government

Estonia has the honor to hold its first presidency of the Council of the EU from 1 July 2017. One of our priorities during our presidency is to make strong progress on the development of digital Europe, especially on the issues around free movement of data in the Single Market – in all possible...
Minister Urve Palo in Luxembourg.
09.06.2017|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

The prices of international postal parcels are beginning to fall

On Friday in Luxembourg the Telecom Ministers of the EU reached an agreement on the regulation of postal parcels, which when approved will contribute to the lowering of intra-EU postal parcels in the future. The Ministerial Meeting was lead by the Estonian Minister of Entrepreneurship and...
Minister Kadri Simson at Luxembourg.
09.06.2017|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

Simson emphasized the role of road transport in the European Union

Minister of Economic Affairs and Infrastructure, Kadri Simson said on Thursday at the European Union Transport Ministers Council in Luxembourg that road transport plays a crucial role in the functioning of the EU single market and is therefore indispensable for the creation of jobs and economic...
Minister Palo introduced the Estonian Presidency's priorities and activities in the field of space.
30.05.2017|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

Palo: digitalisation supports smarter and more extensive use of space data

On Tuesday in Brussels at the European Union Ministerial Competitiveness Council, Minister of Entrepreneurship and Information Technology Urve Palo, said that during the Estonian Presidency of the Council of the EU, we will emphasize creating smarter jobs and investments by using space data and the...

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