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31.12.2013  New Year’s Address by the President of Estonia
31.12.2013 Good evening, I didn't really understand New Year's Eve when I was a child. Christmas was over and the crayons I got as a gift were already broken. What was there to celebrate? But the ...
24.12.2013  Happy Holidays!
Estonian Embassy in London is wishing Happy Holidays to all our friends and partners!The Embassy will be closed on the 24th, 25th and 26th of December and on the 1st of January.Please note there ...
24.12.2013  USA Today: Estonia Is an Unlikely Land of Cutting-Edge Technology
23.12.2013  USA Today: From Jersey to Estonia, a President Pushes Technology
18.12.2013  The Guardian: The Argo Vals Band - New Music from Estonia
17.12.2013  Hello Magazine: Winter Wonder Guide: Ten Things To Do in Tallinn, Estonia
17.12.2013  BBC Tech Tales with Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves
14.12.2013  CNN: 11 Places to Go in 2014, Estonian One of Them
14.12.2013  The First Estonian Honorary Consuls Seminar Took Place in the Embassy
On Friday 13th of December the first Estonian Honorary Consuls seminar took place in the Estonian Embassy in London. The purpose of the event was to discuss and find initiatives and ideas on how ...
10.12.2013  Estonian PM and Finnish PM Signed the World’s First Digitally Signed International Agreement
Estonian Government Communication Unit Press Release 10.12.2013 Prime Minister Andrus Ansip to meet with Finnish Prime Minister Jyrki Katainen Prime Minister Andrus Ansip is visiting Finland today, ...
09.12.2013  President Ilves to chair a meeting of body of ICANN experts in London
Office of the President Press Release 09.12.2013 On Wednesday, 11th of December, the Estonian Head of State Toomas Hendrik Ilves will fly to London to participate in the meeting of a body of experts ...
07.12.2013  Estonian World: Pärt, Kaljuste, Järvi among the nominees of the Grammy Awards
07.12.2013  The Independent: 48 Hours In Tallinn
05.12.2013  CNN: Estonia - The Little Country with Big Ideas
03.12.2013  Estonian Public Broadcasting: Estonia Scores High Marks in PISA Education Tests
03.12.2013  Estonian Public Broadcasting: Estonian, UK Defense Ministers Renew Cooperation Agreement
29.11.2013  Estonian-Invented Robot Turtle Exhibited at London Science Museum
From 28 November until 1 December Robot Safari exhibition is held at the London Science Museum as part of the Eurobotics Week. The Robot Safari exhibition at the London Science Museum will see the world ...
28.11.2013  Independent: Vote Online – the Speaker’s Plan to Revive Politics
26.11.2013  Channel 4 News: Estonian President Speaking about ICT Issues
26.11.2013  Estonian World: President Ilves in London: “Big Brother” vs “Little Sister”
26.11.2013  The Estonian Head of State and the British Minister for IT Affairs Discussed the Future of Cross-Border Services
Office of the President Press release 26.11.2013 President Toomas Hendrik Ilves, on a working visit in London, discussed the future of e-government and e-services in Europe with the British Minister for ...
26.11.2013  President Ilves Presented E-Estonia in London
Office of the President Press release 26.11.2013 Today, President Toomas Hendrik Ilves gave a presentation entitled "The Role of Information and Communications Technology in Promoting Business and Innovation" ...
25.11.2013  BBC: Estonia - Ukraine problems 'won't go away'
25.11.2013  President Ilves Spoke about the Challenges of Cyber Space at Chatham House
Office of the President Press release 25.11.2013 President Toomas Hendrik Ilves, on a working visit in London, gave the opening speech at the conference "Power and Commerce in the Internet Age" at Chatham ...
25.11.2013  President Ilves on a Working Visit to London
Office of the President Press release 25.11.2013 President Toomas Hendrik Ilves is on a working visit to London today and tomorrow, where he will give an opening speech at the Chatham House conference ...
23.11.2013  Estonian Christmas Market in London Bigger than Ever Before
For the first time, the Estonian Guild in London is participating in the large Scandinavian Christmas Market with Finland, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, and Iceland. According to Anneli Kimber, who is one ...
22.11.2013  CNN: Estonian among 8 of the World's Cutest, Coziest, Wintriest Scenes
18.11.2013  Estonian Public Broadcasting: Estonia Fronts Three Baltic Councils From 2014
The year 2014 is the Baltic Sea Year for Estonia, since Estonia will simultaneously lead the co-operation of the Council of the Baltic Sea States, the Nordic and Baltic countries (NB8), and the Baltic ...
17.11.2013  Huffington Post: 10 Best Cities for Your Shot at a White Christmas
14.11.2013  This Is Cloucestershire: Law Firm Chief Leads Trade Delegation to Estonia
13.11.2013  BBC: Where is the Next Generation of Coders?
12.11.2013  Estonia This Year at the Scandinavian Christmas Market
This year the Estonian Christmas fair joins up with the hugely popular Scandinavian Christmas Market in London taking place by the Finnish and Norwegian Churches in Rotherhithe from 22 – 24 November ...
06.11.2013  Estonian Public Broadcasting: Kaljuste on Center Stage Tonight in London
06.11.2013  Estonia Has New Honorary Consul in Cheltenham
On 5 November, the ceremonial appointment to office of Estonia’s new honorary consul took place in Cheltenham, West England. Estonia’s new honorary consul is John Kerrison Workman. According ...
05.11.2013  Estonian Prime Minister Ansip: Based on its experience, Estonia has much to offer the rest of Europe
Estonian Government Communication Unit’s press release Tallinn, Stenbock House, 5 November 2013 – When speaking to the Riigikogu today, Prime Minister Andrus Ansip said that, although the European Union ...
04.11.2013  Daily Mirror: Top 10 Christmas Markets
03.11.2013  Daily Star: Fairytale Fun in Old Estonia: Tallinn is a Rustic and Charming City
02.11.2013  USA Today: Estonia among 10 Irresistibly Charming World Heritage Cities
01.11.2013  ‘Government as a data model’ : what I learned in Estonia
01.11.2013  FM Paet in London: Estonia Wants to Be Among World’s Least Corrupt Countries
At the high-level conference of the Open Government Partnership taking place in London, Foreign Minister Urmas Paet said that modern information and communication technologies help to prevent ...
28.10.2013  Estonian FM Urmas Paet Will Take Part in the OGP Summit in London
Estonian Foreign Minister Urmas Paet will take part in a high-level meeting of the Open Government Partnership (OGP) in London on the 31st of October until the 1st of November, where the participating ...
24.10.2013  Estonian Prime Minister Ansip Introduced the Discussion on the Topic of the Digital Economy at the European Union Summit
Government Communication Unit Press Release 24 October 2013 Brussels, 24 October 2013 – Prime Minister Andrus Ansip stressed the need for more vigorous development of the digital market and the adoption ...
24.10.2013  European Voice: Estonia leads the way on safer internet transactions
By Nicholas Hirst, European Voice, 24.10 Prime minister calls for safer and easier online services. Andrus Ansip, Estonia's prime minister, is urging European Union leaders to adopt proposals that would ...
24.10.2013  Estonian Prime Minister: Sign up to a Digital Revolution
European Voice, 24.10.2013 By Andrus Ansip, Prime minister of Estonia Over the past few years, the European Union has worked hard towards the creation of a digital single market in Europe, but lots of ...
23.10.2013  Disruptive Technology in Financial Services Conference Takes Place in London
Finance Estonia and UK Trade & Investment are organising a conference "Disruptive Technology in Financial Services" in London on the 30th of October. The objective of the conferense is to showcase ...
18.10.2013  Interview with The Economist's International Editor Edward Lucas on the Future of the Baltic Countries
ERR News interviewed The Economist's international editor, Edward Lucas, at a recent conference at Cambridge University on the future of the Baltic countries. Lucas has written extensively on the Baltics ...
17.10.2013  The Dish Daily: Is Estonia the Next Silicon Valley?
16.10.2013  Exhibition Introducing Contemporary Estonian Architecture Opened in London
Yesterday, 15 October, a photo exhibition entitled “Conversion in Estonian Contemporary Architecture” was opened in the Star Gallery of the European House in London. The exhibition provides ...
16.10.2013  Estonian Public Broadcasting: Estonian, British Plan to Galvanize Military Cooperation
Chief of the Defense Staff of the British Armed Forces Gen. Nicholas Houghton concluded his two-day visit yesterday, calling for the Estonian and British militaries to continue close cooperation after ...
15.10.2013  Photos: the United Kingdom Chief of the Defence Staff, General Sir Nicholas Houghton Visiting Estonia
15.10.2013  General Sir Houghton: Cooperation Started in Afghanistan Must Continue
Estonian Defence Forces Press release 15 October 2013 On his first formal visit to Estonia, the United Kingdom Chief of the Defence Staff, General Sir Nicholas Houghton and the Estonian Commander of ...
14.10.2013  Estonian Public Broadcasting: British Military Commander Visits, Presents Overview of Afghanistan Plans
14.10.2013  Estonian Public Broadcasting: At Cambridge, Baltic Leaders Seek Way Forward
04.10.2013  SmartEST Conference: Opportunities in the Emerging Nordic Country
Statement by Juhan Parts the Minister of Economic Affairs and Communication of Estonia at the Estonian investment conference SmartEST in Belfast on the 2nd of October 2013. Excellences, ladies and gentlemen, ...
03.10.2013  Estonia among the Most Wired and Tech-Advanced States in the World
Freedom House released the “Freedom on the Net 2013” report today. According to Freedom House Estonia is on the second place in terms of internet freedom among the 60 countries examined in ...
30.09.2013  Cambridge University Estonian, Latvian and Lithuanian Societies to Organise the Cambridge Baltic Conference
Cambridge University Estonian, Latvian and Lithuanian societies are organising the Cambridge Baltic Conference 2013 on Saturday, October 12 from 9.00am to 10.00pm for everyone interested in the Baltics ...
26.09.2013  Travel Weekly: The Increasingly Upscale Estonia
25.09.2013  Estonia Supports the UK Initiated Declaration on Ending Sexual Violence in Conflict
Estonia together with number of other countries supports the UN declaration to stop sexual violence in conflict. The declaration was launched by the UK government and presented by the Foreign Secretary ...
25.09.2013  Estonian Public Bradcasting: Estonian Homes, Interior Design Featured in Brussels, London
Students from the Tartu Art College had a chance to shine at the London Design Festival, which ended yesterday, showcasing a designer chair at a furniture and textile exhibit at subconference called Tent ...
23.09.2013  Estonian Public Broadcasting: Nabi Takes Silver at World Championships
20.09.2013  Estonian Institute’s New Publication „Estonian Heritage”
Do you want to know more about Estonian cultural heritage? Estonian Institute has published a new publication „Estonian Heritage”. The introduction of the publication is following: Estonian cultural ...
19.09.2013  The Newest Issue of the Estonian Literary Magazine Has Been Published
The newest issue of the Estonian Literary Magazine has been published. In the new issue the excellent translator of Estonian literature Jean-Pierre Minaudier describes the surprising success of Andrus ...
17.09.2013  Skype at 10: How an Estonian Startup Transformed Itself (and the World)
13.09.2013  Estonian E-Services Inspire Others. Estonian Public Broadcasting: Finland to Set Up Its Own Data X-Road, Cross-Border e-Services in the Works
11.09.2013  British-Estonian Chamber of Commerce is Organising a Trade Mission to Northern Ireland and Ireland
From the 1st until the 5th of October the British-Estonian Chamber of Commerce (BECC) is organising a trade mission to Northern Ireland and Ireland. On the 2nd of October Estonian investment conference ...
11.09.2013  Two Estonian Universities Make World's Top 500 List
09.09.2013  Estonian Public Broadcasting: Estonian Defense Industry Companies Head to London for DSEI Expo
04.09.2013  Estonian GoSwift Queue Management Service Selected Amongst the World’s Best 40 e-Solutions
04.09.2013  The University of Tartu in Estonia celebrates twenty years of English-language studies
03.09.2013  Let's Do It World has started the world's first virtual cleanup on Facebook
One of Estonia's flagship movements Let's Do It World has started the world's first virtual cleanup on Facebook, promoting a clean garbage free world. More information: letsdoitworld.org/virtualcleanup   ...
03.09.2013  The Guardian: Prom 67 - Orchestre de Paris/Järvi - review
01.09.2013  Financial Times: Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Usher Hall, Edinburgh – review
31.08.2013  Ants Laaneots: Two Histories of World War II
Retired General Ants Laaneots writes that World War II was the most tragic event of the last century and the investigation of its causes and consequences  has been extensive, but political conjecture ...
30.08.2013  Tomorrow is the Night of Ancient Bonfires in Estonia
On the last Saturday night in August firelight will once again illuminate the coastline of Estonia in celebration of the Night of Ancient Bonfires. As in previous years, everyone is invited to come down ...
28.08.2013  Moody's Maintains A1 Rating for Estonia
27.08.2013  ICT experts to meet in Estonia to select the 40 best digital content developers for the World Summit Award
23.08.2013  Joint Statement by Baltic State Prime Ministers Andrus Ansip, Valdis Dombrovskis and Algirdas Butkevičius on the Day of Remembrance for victims of Stalinism and Nazism
Today is European Day of Remembrance for victims of Stalinism and Nazism. Today the world commemorates the victims of the totalitarian regimes of the 20th century. On 23 August 1939, the Soviet Union ...
23.08.2013  Lithuania Tribune: The significance of the Baltic Way twenty-four years later
20.08.2013  Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves on the 22nd anniversary of the restoration of Estonian independence
20.08.2013  Estonia celebrates the 22nd anniversary of restoring its independence
We celebrate the 22nd anniversary of restoring our independence today. Estonia regained its independence on the 20th of August 1991. Here is an in-depth look back at the chronological events that ...
19.08.2013  Estonian Public Broadcasting: Estonia Celebrates Re-Independence With Fire, Water and Stone
12.08.2013  BBC: Tallinn’s story, written in the sky
12.08.2013  Wall Street Journal: Estonian Nine-Year-Olds to Learn Java
09.08.2013  The Telegraph: Britain should follow Estonia's lead on voting, says Bercow
08.08.2013  Estonian Public Broadcasting: Double Victory for Estonia in World Fencing Championships
06.08.2013  Baltic Business News: Estonia's Guardtime to supply IT solutions to US defence and intelligence industries
03.08.2013  Lancaster Guardian: A Tale of Two Tallinns
02.08.2013  The Wall Street Journal: Estonia Startup Helps Farmers Manage Crops
30.07.2013  The Economist explains: How did Estonia become a leader in technology?
29.07.2013  Foodtripper: Eating Out - Tchaikovsky, Tallinn
29.07.2013  The Wall Street Journal: The iPhone Weather Station in Your Pocket
28.07.2013  Lancashire Evening Post: Feast meets Est in lovely Tallinn
25.07.2013  Cosmopolitan: Estonia: A tasty treat
11.07.2013  The Economist: Not Only Skype
06.07.2013  Urban Travel Blog: The Juice: Tallinn
03.07.2013  The Diplomat: Bangladesh: Lessons from Estonia?
17.06.2013  Bachtrack: Opera North's enthralling Siegfried at Leeds Town Hall
07.06.2013  CNN: Meet tiny nation bucking eurozone's pain
04.06.2013  Estonian World: Keeping the flag flying – Estonia’s diplomatic solo artists of the Cold War
02.06.2013  Daily Mail: Vikings, ballet and relics galore: it's a Baltic odyssey that's perfect for antiques fans
21.05.2013  ‘The State of Cyber Security: Information Technology and Statecraft in the 21st Century’
A conversation with Toomas Hendrik Ilves, President of the Republic of Estonia Chair: James Morris MP, Treasurer, APPG Homeland Security TIME: 12.30 – 1.30pm, Tuesday 21st May 2013 VENUE: Committee ...
21.05.2013  Estonian World: President Ilves: “No such thing as a free app”
15.05.2013  BBC: How Estonia became E-stonia
14.05.2013  Conversation with HE Ambassador Aino Lepik von Wirén on the topic of “Small state diplomacy – challenges and opportunities”
Date: Tuesday, 14th May, 2013 Time: 1-2.30 PM Location: JSB Lecture Theatre, Richmond building, University of Bradford University of Bradford welcomes Estonian Ambassador Mrs Aino Lepik von Wiren ...
17.04.2013  TechCrunch: Fits.me Closes $7.2M Series A To “Aggressively Expand” Its Virtual Fitting Room Tech In Europe, Start Prepping For U.S. Push
16.04.2013  The Telegraph: Branson backs start-up that cuts FX costs
15.04.2013  The Guardian: A lesson in public e-policy
12.04.2013  The Telegraph: Estonia: wolves and the wilderness
10.04.2013  Virgin.com: Making start-ups truly international by Richard Branson
07.04.2013  Examiner.com: Three popular spring travel destinations for 2013
04.04.2013  MailOnline: World's seven smartest cities named as they vie for title of Intelligent Community of the Year
31.03.2013  Wanderlust: Short break: Tallinn, Estonia
27.03.2013  Innovation Insights: Tiny Estonia Hailed Best E-Gov by UN
26.03.2013  The Financial Times_Estonia's digital leap
19.03.2013  The Guardian_ Rules of cyberwar: don't target nuclear plants or hospitals, says Nato manual
28.02.2013  UK and Estonia sign Memorandum of Understanding on digital government
18.02.2013  FreshEst presents: Estonian Ministry of Creative Affairs Wins International Fashion Showcase 2013!
Estonian Design Centre and Estonian Embassy in London are delighted to announce that the Estonian Showcase has won the 2013 International Fashion Showcase! Having competed against 27 countries and 110 ...
15.02.2013  Business Sense: Lessons from the world’s startup capital
06.02.2013  Estonia Opens Honorary Consulate in Great Britain in Aberdeen
Today Estonia opened the Estonian Honorary Consulate in Aberdeen, Scotland, Great Britain. The Estonian honorary consul in Aberdeen is Simpson Buglass. It is Estonia’s fifth honorary consulate in the United ...
05.02.2013  Foreign Minister Urmas Paet in London: A Strong and Functioning European Union and Euro Zone Are in Estonia’s Interests
While talking about developments in the European Union during his meeting with Foreign Minister of Great Britain William Hague in London today, Foreign Minister Urmas Paet said that a strong and functioning ...
22.01.2013  David Cameron Announced UK’s Plans to Join the Centre
UK Prime Minister David Cameron announced yesterday that UK is determined to join the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence this year. The statement was given during the bilateral meeting ...
22.01.2013  Prime Minister Ansip meets with Prime Minister Cameron and Deputy Prime Minister Clegg of the United Kingdom
Prime Minister Andrus Ansip met with Prime Minister David Cameron and Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg of the United Kingdom in London today. Discussions ranged from defence cooperation and the NATO mission ...
21.01.2013  Black Coffee Morning: ‘Is there an Estonian model for Europe?’
21 January Speaker(s): Andrus Ansip, Prime Minister of EstoniaChaired by: Dick Oosting, CEO, ECFR As Europe plunged into crisis, Estonia managed to lift itself out of the troubled waters by exercising ...
04.01.2013  Reuters - Travel postcard: 48 hours in Estonian capital Tallinn
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