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18.02.2016|Government Office

Task Force on public sector innovation will be set up at the Government Office

The duties of the Task Force include developing proposals on how to increase innovation capability in order to ensure better services and policy-making in the public sector of Estonia, and more widely, society’s readiness for social innovation. The work of the Task Force will be managed by Maarjo...
Stenbock House
15.12.2015|Government Office

Estonia’s new e-Health Strategy received approval from the Government

Government approved the „Estonian e-Health Strategic Plan until 2020 “ developed by the Task Force set up at the Government Office. This is a common understanding of the health care participants of how digital solutions contribute to the improvement of the population’s health and solve health...
Stenbock House
11.11.2015|Government Office

The Government Office sent for approval a draft legislation establishing the Task Force on civil protection

With the cooperation of the Government Office and the Ministry of the Interior, it is envisaged to establish the Task Force on civil protection, whose duty is to develop a concept for civil protection in Estonia. The goal of civil protection is to ensure the protection of the residents in any...
09.11.2015|Government Office

A Task Force to be established for reducing the burden of care

The Government Office sent for approval a draft legislation whereby a Task Force will be formed in cooperation with the Ministry of Social Affairs for reducing the burden of care. The duty of the Task Force is to map the problems related to caring for family members and close ones and develop...
Newton Programme
05.11.2015|Government Office

Government Office launches the fourth Newton leadership offspring programme

Top Civil Service Excellence  Centre of the Government Office launches for the fourth time the Newton leadership offspring programme, which aims to find top-level executives for the future from among the people who are currently working in public sector, to motivate the participants in this...
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15.10.2015|Government Office

Estonia has best involved non-governmental organisations in the Open Government Partnership

The Government received an overview on the implementation of the Action Plan for Participation in the Open Government Partnership (OGP) today. The international secretariat of the OGP has estimated that Estonia has managed to involve non-governmental organisations in the preparation, implementation...
14.10.2015|Government Office

A study does not support the general taxation of road transport

The objective of the study represented today was to identify the possible solutions for the taxation of road transport in Estonia that would not unreasonably impair the competitiveness of the country as a living and business environment, and are economically and technologically feasible. The...
17.09.2015|Government Office

The Commission for Sustainable Development sees need to improve the knowledge of the earth’s crust in Estonia

The meeting of the Commission for Sustainable Development focused on research-based investigation and planning of the earth’s crust in Estonia. According to the Commission, Estonia needs to be better informed about its earth’s crust in order to plan its use more efficiently. The participants of...
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14.09.2015|Government Office

The Interim Report on the Implementation of the OGP Action Plan has been submitted to public consultation

The Government Office submitted the Interim Report on the Implementation of the Open Government Partnership (OGP) to public consultation. The Interim Report provides an overview of the status of these activities that Estonia has promised to implement in its Action Plan for 2014–2016. The Interim...
10.08.2015|Government Office

Estonia in the process of forming its EU perspectives

On the basis of political guidelines issued by the Government in April 2015, the European Union Secretariat of Government Office has initiated the development process of Estonia's European Union policy for the coming years. This goal-setting process, which involves all ministries and is being led...

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