Press Releases president Tue, 14 Aug 2018 20:41:22 +0000 Joomla! 1.5 - Open Source Content Management en-gb President Kaljulaid accepted the Peace of Westphalia Prize on behalf of Estonia "For Estonia, receiving the Peace of Westphalia Prize in the year of our hundredth anniversary for our contribution to the democratic and peaceful development of Europe represents a huge privilege," said President Kaljulaid today in Münster at the official price awarding ceremony.

]]> (Kaidi Aher) ENG Pressiteated Mon, 16 Jul 2018 09:09:03 +0000
President Kaljulaid emphasised the importance of maintaining the unity of Europe at her meeting with her Italian counterpart President Kersti Kaljulaid met today in Kadriorg with the President of Italy, Sergio Mattarella, who is on a state visit to Estonia. The meeting focused on the migration crisis and security issues, which are currently the main challenges faced by the European Union and NATO; these can only be met when the states maintain their unity.

]]> (Mailin Aasmäe) ENG Pressiteated Tue, 03 Jul 2018 22:00:00 +0000
President Kaljulaid to embark on a work visit to Helsinki and Paris President Kersti Kaljulaid will depart today for Helsinki where she will take part in the Northern Light Summit of European business leaders and on Saturday in Paris at the graduation ceremony of Sciences Po, an institute of political studies.

ENG Pressiteated Fri, 29 Jun 2018 05:28:16 +0000
President Kaljulaid to Honorary Consuls of Estonia: your tireless work makes Estonia bigger „You all are true friends of Estonia – you dedicate your time and networks to help Estonians in so manu corners of the world," president Kersti Kaljulaid said today to Honorary Consuls of Estonia gathered in Tallinn. „As a small country, Estonia cannot open an embassy or consulate in every country in the world, but with the help of our 200 honorary consuls in 87 countries, we have a much wider representation globally," President Kaljulaid added.

]]> (Mailin Aasmäe) ENG Pressiteated Wed, 27 Jun 2018 13:13:34 +0000
President of Estonia: we need more than just military capability to feel secure Although Estonia's military defense capability is better than ever before, we need the same readiness and response speed elsewhere, President of Estonia Kersti Kaljulaid said today at the Victory Day parade and called for a debate before the Parliament elections on comprehensive security and size of the defence budget.

]]> (Eve Salumaa) ENG Pressiteated Sat, 23 Jun 2018 18:29:02 +0000
President Kaljulaid to European Heads of State in Tartu: a century ago it was a crucial time in all our stories „On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the Republic of Estonia, we are graced today by the presence of good friends with whom we share common values. A century ago, they, like us, went through a crucial period in the formative years of their statehood," president of Estonia Kersti Kaljulaid said to the Heads of State gathered in Tartu.

]]> (Mailin Aasmäe) ENG Pressiteated Thu, 21 Jun 2018 22:00:00 +0000
President Kaljulaid discussed security issues with the Head of State of Poland President Kersti Kaljulaid met in the morning in Tartu with the President of Poland, Andrzej Duda. The international situation, security issues and topics related to the NATO summit in July were discussed at the meeting.

]]> (Mailin Aasmäe) ENG Pressiteated Thu, 21 Jun 2018 22:00:00 +0000
President Kaljulaid: with Iceland we will digitally transform the Nordic circle Iceland was the first country to recognise the regaining of our independence in 1991 and is again standing with us on the front line to digitally transform the Nordic countries, President of Estonia Kersti Kaljulaid said when meeting president of Iceland Guðni Thorlacius Jóhannesson.

]]> (Mailin Aasmäe) ENG Pressiteated Thu, 21 Jun 2018 10:55:37 +0000
Six European heads of state will arrive in Tartu on the 22nd of June to celebrate Estonia's 100th anniversary At the invitation of President Kaljulaid six European heads of state will arrive in Tartu on the 22nd of June to celebrate Estonia's 100th anniversary.

President of Georgia Giorgi Margvelašvili, President of Iceland Guðni Thorlacius Jóhannesson, President of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaitė, President of Latvia Raimonds Vējonis, President of Poland Andrzej Duda and President of Finland Sauli Niinistö will participate in the Estonia 100 celebration in Tartu, which culminates with the opening of the XVIII student song- and dancefestival Gaudeamus.

]]> (Mailin Aasmäe) ENG Pressiteated Wed, 20 Jun 2018 13:53:36 +0000
President Kaljulaid: Technology is moving too quickly to simply regulate, we need something radically different "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.

ENG Pressiteated Fri, 15 Jun 2018 04:56:03 +0000