President Kersti Kaljulaid met today in Kadriorg with the Prime Minister of Poland, Beata Szydło. The meeting focused on cooperation between the two countries in the spheres of security and large-scale infrastructure projects, such as the construction of Rail Baltic and connecting the Baltic energy networks to Western Europe.
Digitalisation – that is, how to make life and work more efficient using digital solutions – is one of the key priorities of the Estonian Presidency of the European Union Council. ‘Making Justice Digital’ during European Development Days in Brussels looks at digitalisation from a justice perspective.
Minister for Economic Affairs and Infrastructure Kadri Simson met in Brussels on Wednesday with four European Commissioners and presented them with the objectives and activities of the Estonian Presidency of the Council of the European Union.
The Estonian Government met with the European Commission today in preparation for the Estonian Presidency of the EU Council. Members of the government introduced the priorities of the Estonian Presidency to the Commission, and the events and challenges of that period were discussed.
Prime Minister Jüri Ratas met with the President of the European Council, Donald Tusk, in Brussels to discuss the work plans for the second half of 2017, forthcoming summits and EU Council meetings.
During the government's visit to Brussels today, Estonia’s Minister for Entrepreneurship and Information Technology Urve Palo met with the head of the European Parliament's Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE), Jerzy Buzek.