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Ecosummit 2020 Berlin 6-7 May at Radialsystem

NordenBladet – Ecosummit Berlin 2020 takes place on 6-7 May 2020 at Radialsystem, Holzmarktstr. 33, 10243 Berlin, the best conference location in the world. Check out our sponsors and speakers, get your tickets and join us. Let’s automate sustainability in

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Estonia: The Riigikogu passed the Act facilitating investment into Singapore

NordenBladet — The investment protection agreement between the European Union and Singapore, passed in the Riigikogu today, aims to improve the investment climate between the EU and Singapore. According to the explanatory memorandum, the agreement benefits European investors, ensuring the

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European Commission steps up protection of European intellectual property in global markets

NordenBladet – The European Commission published 09.01.2020 the latest report on protection and enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) in third countries. While developments have taken place since the publication of the previous report, concerns persist and a number of

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Estonia: Bill amending the Citizenship Act passed the second reading in the Riigikogu

NordenBladet — A Bill passed the second reading in the Riigikogu. It will create the possibility to apply for citizenship under a simplified procedure for minors who were born in Estonia and whose parents or grandparents have resided here before

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Financing the green transition: The European Green Deal Investment Plan and Just Transition Mechanism

NordenBladet – The European Union is committed to becoming the first climate-neutral bloc in the world by 2050. This requires significant investment from both the EU and the national public sector, as well as the private sector. The European Green

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European Commission presents first reflections on building a strong social Europe for just transitions

NordenBladet – The Commission today presents a Communication on building a strong social Europe for just transitions. It sets out how social policy will help deliver on the challenges and opportunities of today, proposing action at EU level for the

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Estonia: Foreign Affairs Committee discussed principles of foreign relations with the President of the Riigikogu

NordenBladet — At its today’s sitting, the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Riigikogu (Parliament of Estonia) heard the overview on foreign relations by the President of the Riigikogu, and recommended him to keep his personal opinion and his party’s position

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Estonia: Port of Tallinn (Tallinna Sadam) 2019 cargo volumes totaled 19.9 million tons, down 3.3 percent on year

NordenBladet – In 2019, the annual cargo volumes of listed Estonian port operator Port of Tallinn (Tallinna Sadam) totaled 19.9 million tons, down 3.3 percent on year, while the number of passengers served increased by 0.2 percent on year to

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Estonia: State Forest Management Centre (RMK) sold altogether 610,000 cubic meters of firewood worth €18.5 million in 2019

NordenBladet – Last year, the State Forest Management Centre (RMK) sold altogether 610,000 cubic meters of firewood worth €18.5 million. Compared with 2018, the amount of firewood sold increased 7.9 percent, or by 45,000 cubic meters. The monetary value thereof,

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Estonia votes on UN Security Council (UNSC) for first time

NordenBladet – The reauthorization of a cross-border aid mechanism for Syria was put to a vote on Friday ahead of its expiration at midnight, marking the first time that Estonia voted as a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council

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Foreign Affairs Committee: Estonia supports resolution of the Iraq conflict on the basis of international law

NordenBladet — The extraordinary sitting of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Riigikogu (Parliament of Estonia) today focused on the situation in Iraq and the possibilities for relieving tensions in the region. The Committee was given an overview of Estonia’s

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Estonia: HennPõlluaas: We owe our sovereignty to those who fought and fell in the War of Independence

NordenBladet — Speaking today in Nõmme Rahu (Peace) Church to commemorate the War of Independence Armistice Day and the War of Independence Veterans Day, the President of the Riigikogu Henn Põlluaas said that we still needed the courage, bravery and

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Norway’s Prime Minister Erna Solberg praises the Norwegian royals in her New Year’s speech

NordenBladet – On the first day of the New Year, it is a tradition that Norway’s Prime Minister gives a New Year’s speech. This happens exactly one day following the speech of His Majesty King Harald. Both the King and

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Sweden: Microsoft Tech Summit Stockholm (05 – 06 May 2020)

NordenBladet – Microsoft Tech Summit Stockholm provide the attendees with opportunities to learn new ways to code, optimize their cloud infrastructure, and modernize their organization with deep technical training. It is the platform where developers and tech professionals continue learning

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Sweden: The Solar Future Nordics (01 Apr 2020)

NordenBladet – The Solar Future Nordics is the first regional conference fully dedicated to solar energy* in the Nordic region and it features a unique set-up, in which the regional authorities, as well as both local and international associations, institutions,

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Estonia: New Year Address of the President of the Riigikogu Henn Põlluaas on Estonian Television

NordenBladet — People of Estonia! The wonderful holidays are over and it is the New Year. We have stepped into the second decade of the third millennium. Last year was crammed full of significant events. As the President of the

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