Press Releases president http://admin2.president.ee/index.php/en/media/press-releases 2017-11-18T17:29:33Z Joomla! 1.5 - Open Source Content Management President Kaljulaid in Rwanda: digital co-operation between Europe and Africa could be more intense 2017-11-17T16:57:15Z 2017-11-17T16:57:15Z http://admin2.president.ee/index.php/en/media/press-releases/13746-president-kaljulaid-in-rwanda-digital-co-operation-between-europe-and-africa-could-be-more-intense Katrin Sirel Katrin.Sirel@vpk.ee <p>President Kersti Kaljulaid, who is currently on a work visit to Africa, met last night in Kigali with the President of Rwanda, Paul Kagame, to discuss co-operation in international organisations and digital sphere.</p> <p>"Just as Estonia is the spokesperson in Europe on digital issues, Rwanda is an African champion in this sphere. While parcel delivery robots scuttle around in Estonia, drones flying in the skies above Kigali deliver donor blood to those in need of help and a number of public e-governance services is also available," said President Kaljulaid after meeting her Rwandan colleague.</p> <p>President Kersti Kaljulaid, who is currently on a work visit to Africa, met last night in Kigali with the President of Rwanda, Paul Kagame, to discuss co-operation in international organisations and digital sphere.</p> <p>"Just as Estonia is the spokesperson in Europe on digital issues, Rwanda is an African champion in this sphere. While parcel delivery robots scuttle around in Estonia, drones flying in the skies above Kigali deliver donor blood to those in need of help and a number of public e-governance services is also available," said President Kaljulaid after meeting her Rwandan colleague.</p> President Kaljulaid discussed e-governance and UN issues with her Ethiopian colleague 2017-11-14T22:00:00Z 2017-11-14T22:00:00Z http://admin2.president.ee/index.php/en/media/press-releases/13742-president-kaljulaid-discussed-e-governance-and-un-issues-with-her-ethiopian-colleague Mailin Aasmäe mailin.aasmae@vpk.ee <p>The President of the Republic met today in Addis Ababa with the President of Ethiopia, Mulatu Teshome Wirtu. The discussion of the heads of state focused on relations between the European Union and Africa, e-governance options and work in the UN Security Council.</p> <p>The President of the Republic met today in Addis Ababa with the President of Ethiopia, Mulatu Teshome Wirtu. The discussion of the heads of state focused on relations between the European Union and Africa, e-governance options and work in the UN Security Council.</p> President Kaljulaid: Africa could overtake Europe in the digital world 2017-11-13T22:00:00Z 2017-11-13T22:00:00Z http://admin2.president.ee/index.php/en/media/press-releases/13736--president-kaljulaid-africa-could-overtake-europe-in-the-digital-world Mailin Aasmäe mailin.aasmae@vpk.ee <p>The President of the Republic is on a visit to Ethiopia and met in Addis Ababa this morning with the African Commissioner for Trade and Industry, Albert Muchanga.</p> <p>Relations between Africa and the European Union along with the upcoming summit and Estonia's experiences and alternatives available for African countries for the more widespread use of digital technologies were discussed at the meeting.</p> <p>The President of the Republic is on a visit to Ethiopia and met in Addis Ababa this morning with the African Commissioner for Trade and Industry, Albert Muchanga.</p> <p>Relations between Africa and the European Union along with the upcoming summit and Estonia's experiences and alternatives available for African countries for the more widespread use of digital technologies were discussed at the meeting.</p> President Kaljulaid to embark on a work visit to Africa 2017-11-12T22:00:00Z 2017-11-12T22:00:00Z http://admin2.president.ee/index.php/en/media/press-releases/13741-president-kaljulaid-to-embark-on-a-work-visit-to-africa Mailin Aasmäe mailin.aasmae@vpk.ee <p>President Kersti Kaljulaid will tonight embark on a work visit to Africa where she will meet with the presidents of Ethiopia and Rwanda and the representatives of the African Union.</p> <p>President Kersti Kaljulaid will tonight embark on a work visit to Africa where she will meet with the presidents of Ethiopia and Rwanda and the representatives of the African Union.</p> President Kersti Kaljulaid in Georgia: more and more will be expected of your country 2017-11-03T07:35:24Z 2017-11-03T07:35:24Z http://admin2.president.ee/index.php/en/media/press-releases/13697-president-kersti-kaljulaid-in-georgia-more-and-more-will-be-expected-of-your-country Mailin Aasmäe mailin.aasmae@vpk.ee <p>"Georgia has become more and more successful and therefore, even more will be expected of you," said the Estonian Head of State, Kersti Kaljulaid, at a public lecture she gave at the Kutaisi University during her state visit to Georgia.</p> <p>"Georgia has become more and more successful and therefore, even more will be expected of you," said the Estonian Head of State, Kersti Kaljulaid, at a public lecture she gave at the Kutaisi University during her state visit to Georgia.</p> President Kaljulaid: Georgia will get its window of opportunity 2017-10-31T16:11:02Z 2017-10-31T16:11:02Z http://admin2.president.ee/index.php/en/media/press-releases/13690-president-kaljulaid-georgia-will-get-its-window-of-opportunity Eve Salumaa eve.salumaa@vpk.ee <p>President Kersti Kaljulaid began her state visit to Georgia today. At her meeting with the President of Georgia, Giorgi Margvelashvili, the Head of State confirmed our continued support for the territorial integrity of Georgia and its efforts to join the European Union and NATO.</p> <p>President Kersti Kaljulaid began her state visit to Georgia today. At her meeting with the President of Georgia, Giorgi Margvelashvili, the Head of State confirmed our continued support for the territorial integrity of Georgia and its efforts to join the European Union and NATO.</p> President Kaljulaid to embark on a state visit to the Republic of Georgia 2017-10-31T13:50:34Z 2017-10-31T13:50:34Z http://admin2.president.ee/index.php/en/media/press-releases/13688-president-kaljulaid-to-embark-on-a-state-visit-to-the-republic-of-georgia Mailin Aasmäe mailin.aasmae@vpk.ee <p>President Kersti Kaljulaid and Georgi-Rene Maksimovski will today embark on a state visit to the Republic of Georgia, accompanied by a business delegation of 33 members.</p> <p>President Kersti Kaljulaid and Georgi-Rene Maksimovski will today embark on a state visit to the Republic of Georgia, accompanied by a business delegation of 33 members.</p> President Kaljulaid: digitalisation will give nations an edge in the 21st century 2017-10-19T16:16:09Z 2017-10-19T16:16:09Z http://admin2.president.ee/index.php/en/media/press-releases/13663-president-kaljulaid-digitalisation-will-give-nations-an-edge-in-the-21st-century Kaidi Aher kaidi.aher@vpk.ee <p>"Nations that develop a digital society faster will be more successful in the 21st century," stated the President of the Republic today, at the Futureforum in the Swedish-Finnish Cultural Centre Hanaholmen. Governments will be required to provide their citizens and enterprises with the opportunity to use safe and reliable electronic identity, added President Kaljulaid.</p> <p>"Nations that develop a digital society faster will be more successful in the 21st century," stated the President of the Republic today, at the Futureforum in the Swedish-Finnish Cultural Centre Hanaholmen. Governments will be required to provide their citizens and enterprises with the opportunity to use safe and reliable electronic identity, added President Kaljulaid.</p> President Kaljulaid will today embark on a work visit to Finland 2017-10-19T15:48:34Z 2017-10-19T15:48:34Z http://admin2.president.ee/index.php/en/media/press-releases/13656-president-kaljulaid-will-today-embark-on-a-work-visit-to-finland Liis Lepik Liis.Lepik@vpk.ee <p>President of the Republic will today go on a work visit to Finland, where she will give a presentation at the Futureforum in the Swedish-Finnish Cultural Centre Hanaholmen.</p> <p>President Kersti Kaljulaid will speak at the forum about "Estonia's Digital Success Story" and participate with the Finnish Minister of Transport and Communications, Anne Berner, Swedish Minister of Public Administration, Ardalan Shekarab, and Professor of Political Science at Uppsala University, Joakim Palme, in a panel discussion entitled "How Does Digitalization Change People and Society".</p> <p>President of the Republic will today go on a work visit to Finland, where she will give a presentation at the Futureforum in the Swedish-Finnish Cultural Centre Hanaholmen.</p> <p>President Kersti Kaljulaid will speak at the forum about "Estonia's Digital Success Story" and participate with the Finnish Minister of Transport and Communications, Anne Berner, Swedish Minister of Public Administration, Ardalan Shekarab, and Professor of Political Science at Uppsala University, Joakim Palme, in a panel discussion entitled "How Does Digitalization Change People and Society".</p> President Kaljulaid met with the Turkish Minister of European Union Affairs Ömer Çelik 2017-10-17T22:00:00Z 2017-10-17T22:00:00Z http://admin2.president.ee/index.php/en/media/press-releases/13658-2017-10-19-16-03-26 Liis Lepik Liis.Lepik@vpk.ee <p>President of the Republic, President Kersti Kaljulaid, met today in Kadriorg with the Turkish Minister of European Union Affairs and head negotiator, Ömer Çelik. The situation in Turkey and neighbouring countries, issues related to the migration crisis and e-governance were discussed at the meeting.</p> <p>President of the Republic, President Kersti Kaljulaid, met today in Kadriorg with the Turkish Minister of European Union Affairs and head negotiator, Ömer Çelik. The situation in Turkey and neighbouring countries, issues related to the migration crisis and e-governance were discussed at the meeting.</p>