“President of Estonia Kersti Kaljulaid at the visit of the largest cyber defence exercise Locked Shields: politicians should make full use of its opportunities”

Foto : CCDCOE President of Estonia Kersti Kaljulaid said today while visiting Locked Shields, the largest and most advanced international live-fire cyber defence exercise in the world, that the excercise provides an excellent opportunity for political level decision makers  to practice managing large scale cyber attacks. The Estonian head of state received an overview of the…

President of Estonia Kersti Kaljulaid Fly yesterday on a working visit in the United States, where she participates in the World Bank and the World Health Organization, the Conference of the McCain Institute Sedona Forum.

Today On Friday, April 20, at the World Bank and the World Health Organization (WHO), the conference will provide an overview of the Estonian head of state in a universal health insurance experience. In addition, the President Kaljulaid will meet  the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Christine Lagarde`iga the President, who talks about our digital society….

“Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee Marko Mihkelson : Establishing of a mission in the United Arab Emirates requires participation in EXPO”

At the comprehensive discussion held on 12th April in the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Riigikogu (Parliament of Estonia), it was emphasised that the precondition for opening Estonia’s diplomatic and trade representation in the Gulf Region was participation in Dubai EXPO. “After hearing today’s discussion, it can be said that participation in EXPO is a…

“The Estonian Defence League will have four territorial defence districts”

    The Riigikogu (Parliament of Estonia) passed with 77 votes in favour the Act on Amendments to the Estonian Defence League Act and the Income Tax Act, which included the proposal of the National Defence Committee of the Riigikogu to form four territorial defence districts from 2019. During the second reading, several amendments were incorporated…

“President of Estonia Kersti Kaljulaid in the White House: the Baltic states and USA are on the axis of good The main issues discussed at the meeting yesterday included co-operation between the Baltic states and the United States of the America in the sphere of security and economy.”

At the press conference following the meeting, President Kaljulaid emphasised, that Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and the United States of America share the same values. “Democracy, personal freedoms and respect towards the principles of a state based on the rule of law are the cornerstones not just for the security architecture of our countries, but for…

The NATO-EU Roundtable is an annual international conference, taking place for the sixth time in Estonia 2018. The event is aimed at increasing the knowledge of young people on foreign and security policy by discussing the working principles of NATO and important topics related to the work and cooperation of NATO and the EU.

Panel Discussions: NATO-EU Cooperation in Countering Hybrid Threats — From Past Origins to Future Prospects Hybrid threats are one of the key challenges faced by both NATO and the EU today. How have they cooperated to date in this domain — and how can they do it better? Could the hybrid domain become the principal…

“The President of Estonia Kersti Kaljulaid: the response given by the West to the incident in Salisbury must consider the chain of events over 10 years”

Photo credits: Office of the President of the Republic of Estonia President of the Republic of Estonia Kersti Kaljulaid met yesterday in Kadriorg with the Minister of Defence of the United Kingdom, Gavin Williamson. The meeting focused on issues related to the attack in Salisbury and the defence co-operation between two countries.  The attack in…

“Eiki Nestor, Enn Eesmaa and Kalle Laanet are on the Board of the Riigikogu Eiki Nestor remains the President of the Riigikogu (Estonian Parliament) and Enn Eesmaa and Kalle Laanet are the Vice-Presidents”

Foto from riigikogu Eiki Nestor was re-elected the President of the Riigikogu by secret ballot. 54 members of the Riigikogu voted in favour of him. 35 members of the Riigikogu voted in favour of Henn Põlluaas.  97 members of the Riigikogu took part in the election of the President. Eight ballot papers were declared invalid. Eiki Nestor had…