Haridus- ja Teadusminister Mailis Reps
17.02.2017 11:07
On 16-17 February, Minister Mailis Reps will be visiting Brussels to attend the meeting of EU Ministers for Education. Furthermore, Reps will meet the European Commissioner for Science, Research and Innovation Carlos Moedas to discuss items on Estonia's presidency agenda.
16.02.2017 14:00
The Government Office of Estonia has chosen United Motors Plc to become a major partner for the Estonian presidency of the Council of the European Union, providing 65 VIP vehicles from BMW for the transportation of Heads of State and Government leaders who will be attending high profile events in Estonia.
14.02.2017 18:03
Minister of Defence Margus Tsahkna met in Stockholm with Swedish Minister of Defence Peter Hultqvist, where they discussed the security situation in Europe as well as defence-related cooperation between Estonia and Sweden.
13.02.2017 23:23
Foreign Minister Sven Mikser met today in New York with the Foreign Minister of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin. Ministers discussed the situation in eastern Ukraine, the Ukraine reform process and integration with the EU.

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The preparations for the Estonian presidency of the Council of the European Union started in 2012. The Action Plan for the Presidency and the central budget for operations were prepared in 2015. The preparations for the presidency are being coordinated by the Government Office.
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