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09.11.2014|Government Office

Original section of the Berlin Wall opened for display in Tallinn

The Government Office and the Museum of Occupations in cooperation with the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany opened today in Tallinn a display of original section of the Berlin Wall, commemorating the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.   Original section of the Berlin...
05.11.2014|Government Office

Coordinating body for the Open Government Partnership established

The coordinating body for the Open Government Partnership (OGP) that will be responsible for monitoring the implementation of the OGP Action Plan met today in Stenbock House. The coordinating body, which is comprised of representatives of the Government and non-governmental partners, was given a...
31.10.2014|Government Office

Top executives: comprehensive national defence requires the contribution of all government agencies

Top executives in civil service agreed at today’s conference that the implementation of a comprehensive approach to national defence requires the contribution of all government agencies. Top executives discussed how best to ensure the implementation of the non-military part of the national defence...
31.10.2014|Government Office

Top senior executives of Estonian public service gather in Tartu

The main topics of the 5th Annual Conference of Estonian Public Service Top Executives titled as “Unused Opportunities” are innovation, extensive national defence, and the Work Capacity Reform. Bettina von Stamm, a recognised expert from the United Kingdom, will deliver a presentation on...
31.10.2014|Government Office

Top executives: the public sector should lead the way in implementing work capacity reform

The participants in the conference of top executives in the civil service, which is continuing today, agreed that the public sector should lead the way in implementing work capacity reform. Rait Kuuse, deputy secretary general on Social Policy, Ministry of Social Affairs, emphasised that work...
23.10.2014|Government Office

Original section of the Berlin Wall will be opened for display in Tallinn

The Government Office and the Museum of Occupations in cooperation with the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany will open in Tallinn a display of original section of the Berlin Wall, commemorating the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.   Original section of the Berlin...
Otto Tief book
19.09.2014|Government Office

A book about Otto Tief was published in the series of biographies of the Estonian heads of state

The Government Office and the National Archives of Estonia presented a book by Indrek Paavle “Õiguse ja omariikluse eest: Otto Tief (1889–1976)” (“For Justice and Statehood: Otto Tief (1889–1976)”) in the building of Eesti Pank today to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the formation of Tief’s...
Suur riigivapp
03.07.2014|Government Office

The Task Force to be created will begin to resolve eHealth problems

The Government decided at today’s session to set up an Estonian eHealth Task Force to operate within the Government Office, with the goal being to develop a strategic development plan for Estonian eHealth until 2020, along with a detailed implementation plan. “Estonia has achieved much in the area...
Margus Sarapuu
27.06.2014|Government Office

The new Director of Strategy of the Government Office is Margus Sarapuu

Margus Sarapuu will take up his duties as the Director of Strategy of the Government Office in September. Sarapuu was the Secretary General of the Ministry of Justice from 2007; prior to this, he served as the Judicial Deputy Secretary General from 2002 and earlier as the Director of the Supreme...
Portrait of Kaarel Eenpalu at the Hall of the Heads of State in Stenbock House, painted by professor Enn Põldroos.
20.06.2014|Government Office

The scholarship for the research of the life and activities of the Estonian heads of state will be given to Ivo Juurvee

A scholarship in the amount of 20,000 euros, provided by the Government Office, will be given to historian (PhD) Ivo Juurvee for compiling an academic biography about Kaarel Eenpalu. The biography will be completed in 2017. “The Government Office wants to support the recording of the biographies...

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