Press Releases president http://www.president.ee/en/media/press-releases Wed, 23 May 2018 13:20:52 +0000 Joomla! 1.5 - Open Source Content Management en-gb President Kaljulaid in Kiev: the fight against corruption requires clear political support http://www.president.ee/en/media/press-releases/14318-president-of-estonia-kersti-kaljulaid-in-kiev-the-fight-against-corruption-requires-clear-political-support http://www.president.ee/en/media/press-releases/14318-president-of-estonia-kersti-kaljulaid-in-kiev-the-fight-against-corruption-requires-clear-political-support 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.

"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.

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mailin.aasmae@vpk.ee (Mailin Aasmäe) ENG Pressiteated Wed, 23 May 2018 13:11:33 +0000
President Kaljulaid in Ukraine: the war in Ukraine must not become inevitable http://www.president.ee/en/media/press-releases/14313-president-kaljulaid-in-ukraine-the-war-in-ukraine-must-not-become-inevitable http://www.president.ee/en/media/press-releases/14313-president-kaljulaid-in-ukraine-the-war-in-ukraine-must-not-become-inevitable 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.

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Liis.Lepik@vpk.ee (Liis Lepik) ENG Pressiteated Tue, 22 May 2018 12:45:44 +0000
President Kaljulaid to embark on a visit to Ukraine http://www.president.ee/en/media/press-releases/14311-president-kaljulaid-to-embark-on-a-visit-to-ukraine- http://www.president.ee/en/media/press-releases/14311-president-kaljulaid-to-embark-on-a-visit-to-ukraine- 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.

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Liis.Lepik@vpk.ee (Liis Lepik) ENG Pressiteated Tue, 22 May 2018 11:00:13 +0000
President Kaljulaid: we are in solidarity with Greece in solving the challenges related to migration http://www.president.ee/en/media/press-releases/14301-president-kaljulaid-we-are-in-solidarity-with-greece-in-solving-the-challenges-related-to-migration- http://www.president.ee/en/media/press-releases/14301-president-kaljulaid-we-are-in-solidarity-with-greece-in-solving-the-challenges-related-to-migration- 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.

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kaidi.aher@vpk.ee (Kaidi Aher) ENG Pressiteated Thu, 17 May 2018 15:22:01 +0000
President Kaljulaid to embark on a two-day visit to Greece http://www.president.ee/en/media/press-releases/14299-president-kaljulaid-to-embark-on-a-two-day-visit-to-greece http://www.president.ee/en/media/press-releases/14299-president-kaljulaid-to-embark-on-a-two-day-visit-to-greece 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.

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kaidi.aher@vpk.ee (Kaidi Aher) ENG Pressiteated Wed, 16 May 2018 13:57:02 +0000
President Kaljulaid to embark on official visits to Greece and Ukraine in May http://www.president.ee/en/media/press-releases/14281-president-kaljulaid-to-embark-on-official-visits-to-greece-and-ukraine-in-may http://www.president.ee/en/media/press-releases/14281-president-kaljulaid-to-embark-on-official-visits-to-greece-and-ukraine-in-may 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.

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mailin.aasmae@vpk.ee (Mailin Aasmäe) ENG Pressiteated Mon, 07 May 2018 11:51:54 +0000
President of the Republic appointed two new ministers http://www.president.ee/en/media/press-releases/14276-president-of-the-republic-appointed-two-new-ministers http://www.president.ee/en/media/press-releases/14276-president-of-the-republic-appointed-two-new-ministers Today President Kersti Kaljulaid, at the proposal of the Prime Minister, released the Minister of Health and Labour, Jevgeni Ossinovski, and the Minister of Public Administration, Jaak Aab, from their respective offices. The Head of State appointed Riina Sikkut and Janek Mäggi to office as new ministers.

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Liis.Lepik@vpk.ee (Liis Lepik) ENG Pressiteated Wed, 02 May 2018 16:08:45 +0000
President Kaljulaid at the visit of the largest cyber defence exercise Locked Shields: politicians should make full use of its opportunities http://www.president.ee/en/media/press-releases/14269-president-kaljulaid-at-the-visit-of-the-largest-cyber-defence-exercise-locked-shields-politicians-should-make-full-use-of-its-opportunities http://www.president.ee/en/media/press-releases/14269-president-kaljulaid-at-the-visit-of-the-largest-cyber-defence-exercise-locked-shields-politicians-should-make-full-use-of-its-opportunities President of Estonia Kersti Kaljulaid said today while visiting Locked Shields, the largest and most advanced international live-fire cyber defence exercise in the world, that the excercise provides an excellent opportunity for political level decision makers to practice managing large scale cyber attacks.

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mailin.aasmae@vpk.ee (Mailin Aasmäe) ENG Pressiteated Thu, 26 Apr 2018 13:38:34 +0000
President Kaljulaid: a mutual understanding and close relations between Norway and Estonia serve as a sign of a strong friendship http://www.president.ee/en/media/press-releases/14267-president-kaljulaid-a-mutual-understanding-and-close-relations-between-norway-and-estonia-serve-as-a-sign-of-a-strong-friendship http://www.president.ee/en/media/press-releases/14267-president-kaljulaid-a-mutual-understanding-and-close-relations-between-norway-and-estonia-serve-as-a-sign-of-a-strong-friendship "In Estonia, we appreciate that Norway never recognised the illegal annexation of Estonia by the Soviet Union and has been a good partner, friend and ally to Estonia since we regained our independence," said the President, Kersti Kaljulaid, today, at her meeting with the Royal Highnesses of Norway, Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit.

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mailin.aasmae@vpk.ee (Mailin Aasmäe) ENG Pressiteated Thu, 26 Apr 2018 11:00:23 +0000
Kaljulaid to Lagarde: there is no going back from a digital society http://www.president.ee/en/media/press-releases/14260-kaljulaid-to-lagarde-there-is-no-going-back-from-a-digital-society http://www.president.ee/en/media/press-releases/14260-kaljulaid-to-lagarde-there-is-no-going-back-from-a-digital-society President Kersti Kaljulaid met with Christine Lagarde, President of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), in Washington today and introduced her to the progress of the Estonian e-state from e-Tax to X-road. At the meeting, the Head of State emphasised that the people themselves are the best champions for the digital state, and all they need from the state is its support.

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Liis.Lepik@vpk.ee (Liis Lepik) ENG Pressiteated Mon, 23 Apr 2018 04:37:19 +0000