The Secretary General of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs Rainer Saks affirmed at today’s political consultations between Estonia and Turkey that it is important for Estonia to continue political and economic dialogue with Turkey and supports Turkey on its road to EU accession.
As the role of teaching and learning is changing, and traditional approaches in education are not always attractive to learners, we focus on topics related to modernising education during the Estonian Presidency of the Council of the EU.
The Ministry of Social Affairs has entered into a cooperation agreement with the ECHAlliance to organise an international high-level e-health conference (www.ehealthtallinn2017.ee) during the Estonian Presidency of the EU Council and to bring to Estonia top performers of the field, as well as organisations outside of Europe.
Prime Minister of Estonia Jüri Ratas, Prime Minister of Latvia Māris Kučinskis, Prime Minister of Lithuania Saulius Skvernelis and Prime Minister of Poland Beata Szydło met in Tallinn today. The topics of the meeting were regional security, energy community, transport connections and the future of the European Union.
Today, Foreign Minister Sven Mikser met with the Minister of EEA and EU Affairs of Norway Frank Bakke-Jensen. According to the ministers, the relations between Estonia and Norway are very good, characterised by close cooperation in economy, culture and security.
Prime Minister of Estonia Jüri Ratas met with Prime Minister of Poland Beata Szydło today. The meeting focused on bilateral relations between Estonia and Poland, security, energy and transport issues, and the future of the European Union, including the priorities of the Estonian Presidency of the Council of the EU.