Minister Kruuse invites Baltic agriculture ministers to a video meeting

NordenBladet — On Friday, 30 April, the Minister of Rural Affairs of Estonia, Mr Urmas Kruuse, hosted a video meeting with his colleagues from Latvia and Lithuania to discuss the CAP reform package, Farm to Fork strategy and COVID-19 emergency

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Vaccination against COVID-19 will be gradually available to anyone during May

NordenBladet — Today, Minister of Health and Labor Tanel Kiik presented to the Cabinet of Ministers an updated COVID-19 vaccination plan, which specifies the principles and objectives of vaccination organization from April 2021 to the end of June. During May,

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Estonia: Estonian Defense Forces Annual Report 2020

NordenBladet — Another edition of the Estonian Defense Forces Annual Report was published in Tallinn, Estonia, Apr. 13. Many articles in the report focus on fighting “the invisible enemy”. Situations that at first seemed overwhelming met solutions and the Estonian

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Estonian Textile Artists’ Union annual award winners announced

NordenBladet – The Estonian Textile Artists’ Union annual awards were announced this week which celebrate the Textile Artist of the Year, Young Artist of the Year and the Act of the Year. The winner of the Textile Artist of the

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Estonia: Nearly 30% of people over the age of 70 have been vaccinated against COVID-19 with at least one dose

NordenBladet — As of this morning, 166,163 people in Estonia have been inoculated against COVID-19 with at least one dose of a vaccine, while 57,003 people have received both doses. A total of 223,166 vaccinations have been carried out. To

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Estonia: The Government supports the organisation of Rally Estonia WRC round with 2.5 million euros

NordenBladet — The Government of Estonia decided on today’s (March 25) meeting to allocate 2.5 million euros from the reserves for the organisation of FIA Rally World Championship round taking place in Estonia this year. Via international broadcasting, this major

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Estonia: No quarantine needed for arrivals from four European states from March 22

NordenBladet – The list of European countries whose arrivals in Estonia do not have to quarantine starting from Monday, March 22, has fallen to four, one of which is Ireland. From Monday, arrivals in Estonia from Iceland, Portugal and Spain

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Estonia: Northern hospitals sending COVID-19 patients to south for treatment

NordenBladet – As the number of coronavirus patients in need of hospital treatment in the northern region of Estonia is exceeding treatment capacity, patients will be sent to the hospitals of the southern region starting Tuesday. “In a situation where

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Estonia: French and UK army vehicles and equipment arrive by sea into Estonia

NordenBladet — French and UK Army vehicles and equipment arrived by sea into an Estonian port on Wednesday 17 March 2021 to support the NATO enhanced Forward Presence Battlegroup based in the country. The ship’s load, which covered more than

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Estonia: The following thematic years have been announced in the field of culture

NordenBladet — Minister of Culture Anneli Ott confirmed the thematic years in the field of culture for the next three years. 2022 will be dedicated to libraries, 2023 will be the year of exercise, and 2024 will focus on cultural

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Estonia: International naval operation is taking place on southern part of the Baltic Sea

NordenBladet — The UK-led Joint Expeditionary Force is conducting a joint naval operation on southern part of the Baltic Sea from March 10 to 14. Additionally to the Royal Navy, Estonian, Latvian and Lithuanian navies take part of the operation.

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Estonia: International naval operation Expone is taking place on southern part of the Baltic Sea

NordenBladet — The UK-led Joint Expeditionary Force is conducting a joint naval operation Expone on southern part of the Baltic Sea from March 10 to 14. Additionally to the Royal Navy, Estonian, Latvian and Lithuanian navies as well as the

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Estonia: An additional million euros will be provided for the development of creative companies

NordenBladet — Creative companies will receive an additional one million euros from the EU Structural Funds to support the implementation of their development plans. The changes related to the use of the additional support have now been enacted in the

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Finland, Germany, Denmark and Estonia call on EU to accelerate digital transformation

NordenBladet — Prime Minister Sanna Marin and the leaders of three EU Member States have sent a letter to European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen. The joint letter calls on the EU to speed up its digital transformation. The

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Estonia accedes to the Faro Convention, which values cultural heritage as a resource

NordenBladet — Today, on February 25th, the government approved Estonia’s accession to the Council of Europe Framework Convention. The Faro Convention emphasizes that cultural heritage is a valuable resource for society and an inherent part of sustainable development.  “By acceding

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Chief of Defence speech for Estonia’s 103rd Independence Day

NordenBladet — Good people of Estonia! This year we are celebrating the birthday of our country at a rather difficult time. This is not the first time that we have celebrated the anniversary of the Republic of Estonia in trying

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