Press Releases president Wed, 05 Oct 2016 13:02:47 +0000 Joomla! 1.5 - Open Source Content Management en-gb President Ilves: National Defence Council represents an important and substantial influence on national defence in Estonia President Toomas Hendrik Ilves summoned a session of the National Defence Council for the last time as Head of State, with the headline issue to introduce the new security policy source document of Estonia.

]]> (Rika Margat) ENG Pressiteated Tue, 04 Oct 2016 14:07:04 +0000
News in pictures: Estonian Association of Bakeries presents the presidential couple with bread made from freshly-harvested crops The representatives of the Estonian Association of Bakeries took a large loaf of bread, baked from freshly-harvested crops, to President Toomas Hendrik Ilves and Ieva Ilves in Kadriorg today to celebrate national bread week.

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President Ilves congratulated Kersti Kaljulaid on being elected the new Head of State President Toomas Hendrik Ilves congratulated Kersti Kaljulaid, who was elected the next Head of State of Estonia by the Riigikogu with 81 votes.

]]> (Rika Margat) ENG Pressiteated Mon, 03 Oct 2016 11:54:38 +0000
President Ilves: we need business throughout Estonia "I am especially pleased that the new Arcwood production plant will be opened in Põlva. This should take all of those who think that life in Estonia should only be concentrated in or around four centres down a peg or two," said President Toomas Hendrik Ilves last night at the opening on the outskirts of Põlva of a new Arcwood by Peetri Puit plant, a company that manufactures large glued timber structures.

]]> (Rika Margat) ENG Pressiteated Sat, 01 Oct 2016 06:43:39 +0000
President Ilves accepted Letters of Credence from four ambassadors Today in Kadriorg, Letters of Credence were presented to President Toomas Hendrik Ilves by Ambassador of the Republic of France, Claudia Delmas-Scherer, who resides in Tallinn; Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates, Sultan Rashid Sultan Alkaitoob, who resides in Stockholm, and Ambassador of the State of Israel, Dov Segev-Steinberg, and Ambassador of the Republic of Bulgaria, Martin Ivanov Ivanov, who both reside in Helsinki.

]]> (Rika Margat) ENG Pressiteated Wed, 28 Sep 2016 14:36:30 +0000
President Ilves expressed condolences to Israel on the death of Shimon Peres President Toomas Hendrik Ilves sent a letter of condolences to the Head of State of Israel, Reuven Rivlin, on the death of former president of Israel and Nobel Peace Prize winner Shimon Peres.

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President Ilves: Cyber Security Cooperation to Concentrate on International Law International cooperation in defending cyber space needs to focus on legal issues and extend beyond the Euro-Atlantic area, Toomas Hendrik Ilves, the President of the Republic of Estonia emphasized today. He was briefed on the latest developments at the Tallinn-based NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence.

]]> (Rika Margat) ENG Pressiteated Tue, 27 Sep 2016 15:21:57 +0000
News in pictures: President Ilves visited his former high school in New Jersey The President, Toomas Hendrik Ilves, paid a visit to the former Leonia High School in New Jersey, which he attended as a student between 1968 and 1972.

]]> (Rika Margat) ENG Pressiteated Fri, 23 Sep 2016 06:00:59 +0000
President Ilves: the relevance of the UN depends on its ability to enforce international law "Today, in too many parts of the world, we find a conflict either emerging, raging or frozen. Just as we need international law [to cope with conflicts], we also need the mechanisms to enforce it. Unless the UN starts to do more, it will, in time, lose its relevance," said President Toomas Hendrik Ilves last night in his address at the General Debate of the 71st United Nations General Assembly.

]]> (Rika Margat) ENG Pressiteated Thu, 22 Sep 2016 11:19:03 +0000
President Ilves: the promotion of digital society among the European Union eastern European partners is one focus of development co-operation for Estonia "The implementation of information technology solutions may contribute to the development of democracy and economy. Estonia focuses on information technology assistance to the eastern European partners of the European Union and has established good co-operation with Ukraine, Georgia and Moldova," said President Toomas Hendrik Ilves at a fringe event dedicated to e-governance and transparent public services, which was jointly organised by Estonia, Georgia, the Republic of Korea and the UN Development Programme within the opening week of the 71st UN General Assembly.

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