Press Releases president http://admin2.president.ee/index.php/en/media/press-releases 2018-06-15T13:55:57Z Joomla! 1.5 - Open Source Content Management President Kaljulaid: Technology is moving too quickly to simply regulate, we need something radically different 2018-06-15T04:56:03Z 2018-06-15T04:56:03Z http://admin2.president.ee/index.php/en/media/press-releases/14373-president-kaljulaid-technology-is-moving-too-quickly-to-simply-regulate-we-need-something-radically-different Liis Lepik Liis.Lepik@vpk.ee <p>"Estonia usually doesn't create technology. We create legal space for that technology to come to Estonia and thrive," president of Estonia Kersti Kaljulaid said yesterday during a speech to Volvo Group executives in Gothenburg, Sweden. She emphasized that the next step should be to regulate the relations between human beings and algorithms.</p> <p>"Estonia usually doesn't create technology. We create legal space for that technology to come to Estonia and thrive," president of Estonia Kersti Kaljulaid said yesterday during a speech to Volvo Group executives in Gothenburg, Sweden. She emphasized that the next step should be to regulate the relations between human beings and algorithms.</p> President Kaljulaid to the King of the Netherlands: we are two like-minded nations 2018-06-12T13:51:48Z 2018-06-12T13:51:48Z http://admin2.president.ee/index.php/en/media/press-releases/14364-president-kaljulaid-to-the-king-of-the-netherlands-we-are-two-like-minded-nations Mailin Aasmäe mailin.aasmae@vpk.ee <p>When meeting with the King of the Netherlands Willem-Alexander today, President Kersti Kaljulaid said that both the people of Estonia and the Netherlands value the simplicity of arranging their everyday lives: „We value the benefits of digital society and Estonia is open to sharing our experiences with the Netherlands. I would also like to use the opportunity to thank the Netherlands for accepting the Estonian digital signature," President Kaljulaid said.</p> <p>When meeting with the King of the Netherlands Willem-Alexander today, President Kersti Kaljulaid said that both the people of Estonia and the Netherlands value the simplicity of arranging their everyday lives: „We value the benefits of digital society and Estonia is open to sharing our experiences with the Netherlands. I would also like to use the opportunity to thank the Netherlands for accepting the Estonian digital signature," President Kaljulaid said.</p> President Kaljulaid is on a work visit to Poland 2018-06-08T07:50:38Z 2018-06-08T07:50:38Z http://admin2.president.ee/index.php/en/media/press-releases/14355-president-kaljulaid-is-on-a-work-visit-to-poland Mailin Aasmäe mailin.aasmae@vpk.ee <p>President Kersti Kaljulaid is on a work visit to Warsaw to meet with the presidents of NATO's eastern flank countries and participate in celebrations organised to mark the 100th anniversary of the independence of Poland.</p> <p>President Kersti Kaljulaid is on a work visit to Warsaw to meet with the presidents of NATO's eastern flank countries and participate in celebrations organised to mark the 100th anniversary of the independence of Poland.</p> President Kaljulaid to the Head of State of Austria: as a presidency trio, we can achieve more together 2018-05-31T07:15:17Z 2018-05-31T07:15:17Z http://admin2.president.ee/index.php/en/media/press-releases/14330-president-kaljulaid-to-the-head-of-state-of-austria-as-a-presidency-trio-we-can-achieve-more-together Kaidi Aher kaidi.aher@vpk.ee <p>"I am pleased that the relations between Austria and Estonia are becoming closer. We have enjoyed good co-operation as a trio during the Presidency of the European Union and while six months represents a short period for taking long steps, then 18 months working in co-operation will give all of us a better opportunity to achieve important changes," said President Kersti Kaljulaid at her meeting today with the President of Austria, Alexander Van der Bellen.</p> <p>"I am pleased that the relations between Austria and Estonia are becoming closer. We have enjoyed good co-operation as a trio during the Presidency of the European Union and while six months represents a short period for taking long steps, then 18 months working in co-operation will give all of us a better opportunity to achieve important changes," said President Kersti Kaljulaid at her meeting today with the President of Austria, Alexander Van der Bellen.</p> President Kaljulaid in Kiev: the fight against corruption requires clear political support 2018-05-23T13:11:33Z 2018-05-23T13:11:33Z http://admin2.president.ee/index.php/en/media/press-releases/14318-president-of-estonia-kersti-kaljulaid-in-kiev-the-fight-against-corruption-requires-clear-political-support Mailin Aasmäe mailin.aasmae@vpk.ee <p>President Kersti Kaljulaid visited the National Anti-Corruption Bureau in Kiev, Ukraine, today where she gave a presentation at a training of investigators that took place in the office.</p> <p>"Apart from war, corruption is the main factor in slowing down the development of Ukraine. For the fight against corruption to be successful, it needs to have strong, visible and unconditional support at all levels," said President Kaljulaid after the meeting with the Head of the Bureau, Artem Sytnik.</p> <p>President Kersti Kaljulaid visited the National Anti-Corruption Bureau in Kiev, Ukraine, today where she gave a presentation at a training of investigators that took place in the office.</p> <p>"Apart from war, corruption is the main factor in slowing down the development of Ukraine. For the fight against corruption to be successful, it needs to have strong, visible and unconditional support at all levels," said President Kaljulaid after the meeting with the Head of the Bureau, Artem Sytnik.</p> President Kaljulaid in Ukraine: the war in Ukraine must not become inevitable 2018-05-22T12:45:44Z 2018-05-22T12:45:44Z http://admin2.president.ee/index.php/en/media/press-releases/14313-president-kaljulaid-in-ukraine-the-war-in-ukraine-must-not-become-inevitable Liis Lepik Liis.Lepik@vpk.ee <p>The President of the Republic met today in Kiev, within the framework of an official visit, with the Head of State of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko. The main issues discussed at the meeting included co-operation between the two countries, the development of Ukraine and the progress of reforms, energy security in Europe, and the war in Eastern Ukraine and the situation in occupied Crimea.</p> <p>The President of the Republic met today in Kiev, within the framework of an official visit, with the Head of State of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko. The main issues discussed at the meeting included co-operation between the two countries, the development of Ukraine and the progress of reforms, energy security in Europe, and the war in Eastern Ukraine and the situation in occupied Crimea.</p> President Kaljulaid to embark on a visit to Ukraine 2018-05-22T11:00:13Z 2018-05-22T11:00:13Z http://admin2.president.ee/index.php/en/media/press-releases/14311-president-kaljulaid-to-embark-on-a-visit-to-ukraine- Liis Lepik Liis.Lepik@vpk.ee <p>President Kersti Kaljulaid will today embark on an official visit to Ukraine where she will meet with the president and prime minister of Ukraine and also pay a visit to Eastern Ukraine to learn more about the situation in the conflict zone and the activities of humanitarian organisations.</p> <p>President Kersti Kaljulaid will today embark on an official visit to Ukraine where she will meet with the president and prime minister of Ukraine and also pay a visit to Eastern Ukraine to learn more about the situation in the conflict zone and the activities of humanitarian organisations.</p> President Kaljulaid: we are in solidarity with Greece in solving the challenges related to migration 2018-05-17T15:22:01Z 2018-05-17T15:22:01Z http://admin2.president.ee/index.php/en/media/press-releases/14301-president-kaljulaid-we-are-in-solidarity-with-greece-in-solving-the-challenges-related-to-migration- Kaidi Aher kaidi.aher@vpk.ee <p>President Kersti Kaljulaid said at the meeting with the President of Greece, Prokópis Pavlópoulos, that Estonia acknowledges and supports Greece in handling the challenges emerging from the south. The heads of state also discussed security, the future of the European Union and digital issues.</p> <p>President Kersti Kaljulaid said at the meeting with the President of Greece, Prokópis Pavlópoulos, that Estonia acknowledges and supports Greece in handling the challenges emerging from the south. The heads of state also discussed security, the future of the European Union and digital issues.</p> President Kaljulaid to embark on a two-day visit to Greece 2018-05-16T13:57:02Z 2018-05-16T13:57:02Z http://admin2.president.ee/index.php/en/media/press-releases/14299-president-kaljulaid-to-embark-on-a-two-day-visit-to-greece Kaidi Aher kaidi.aher@vpk.ee <p>President Kersti Kaljulaid will embark on an official visit to Greece tonight to meet with the President and Prime Minister on Thursday and Friday, visit the staff at Frontex and meet with the representatives of the local digital sphere.</p> <p>President Kersti Kaljulaid will embark on an official visit to Greece tonight to meet with the President and Prime Minister on Thursday and Friday, visit the staff at Frontex and meet with the representatives of the local digital sphere.</p> President Kaljulaid to embark on official visits to Greece and Ukraine in May 2018-05-07T11:51:54Z 2018-05-07T11:51:54Z http://admin2.president.ee/index.php/en/media/press-releases/14281-president-kaljulaid-to-embark-on-official-visits-to-greece-and-ukraine-in-may Mailin Aasmäe mailin.aasmae@vpk.ee <p>President Kersti Kaljulaid will embark on official visits to Greece and Ukraine in the second half of May to meet with the presidents and prime ministers of both countries. Additionally, the Head of State will visit Eastern Ukraine to learn more about building up the region that has suffered during the war.</p> <p>President Kersti Kaljulaid will embark on official visits to Greece and Ukraine in the second half of May to meet with the presidents and prime ministers of both countries. Additionally, the Head of State will visit Eastern Ukraine to learn more about building up the region that has suffered during the war.</p>