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#Estonia joins European initiative to develop #Supercomputers

#Estonia joins European initiative to develop #Supercomputers

| August 28, 2018

Estonia has signed the European declaration on high-performance computing (HPC) with the aim to pool European and national resources to build and deploy world-class supercomputers that would be ranked in the world’s top-three by 2022-2023. Digital Single Market Vice President Andrus Ansip attended the signing ceremony in Tartu, Estonia. With this signature, Estonia marks its […]

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#Estonia opens 30,000 sqm memorial in remembrance of victims of communism

#Estonia opens 30,000 sqm memorial in remembrance of victims of communism

| August 27, 2018

On 23 August, the European Day of Remembrance for victims of all totalitarian and authoritarian regimes, a 30,000 sqm memorial was opened in Tallinn with more than 22,000 names of Estonia’s victims of communism. On the same day a high-level international conference ‘Utopia unachieved despite millions victimized? Communist crimes and European memory’ was held in […]

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#EIB and #ESA to co-operate on increasing investments in #EuropeanSpaceSector

#EIB and #ESA to co-operate on increasing investments in #EuropeanSpaceSector

| July 12, 2018

European Investment Bank (EIB) Vice President Ambroise Fayolle has welcomed ESA Director General Jan Wörner to sign a Joint Statement on behalf of the two organizations. The Joint Statement puts forth the intention of the two organizations to co-operate on supporting increased investment in the European space sector, thus helping create a level playing field […]

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Emergency calls to #112: More accuracy of caller location

Emergency calls to #112: More accuracy of caller location

| February 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

The EU celebrated on Sunday, 11 February, the day of the Single European Emergency Number 112. Calling 112 is free of charge in all EU member states thanks to EU legislation that was introduced in 1991. As announced last year, emergency calls to 112 are increasingly more effective with the introduction of Advanced Mobile Location (AML) service. Every year, around […]

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European Commission welcomes first operational steps towards a #EuropeanDefenceUnion

European Commission welcomes first operational steps towards a #EuropeanDefenceUnion

| December 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

The European Commission has welcomed the decision adopted on 11 December by the Council formally establishing Permanent Structured Cooperation (PESCO) and the plans presented by 25 EU member states to work together on a first set of 17 collaborative defence projects. President Juncker said: “In June I said it was time to wake up the Sleeping Beauty of the Lisbon Treaty: […]

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#Estonia wants data to move freely in Europe

#Estonia wants data to move freely in Europe

| December 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

The last European Telecommunications Ministers meeting during the Estonian Presidency of the Council of the EU took place in Brussels on 4 December. The focus was on the free flow of data, 5G network connectivity and the new European Telecommunications Code. During the morning session the ministers supported Presidency’s efforts to reach the general approach […]

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Agreement on three important tax files expected from last #Ecofin of Estonian EU presidency

Agreement on three important tax files expected from last #Ecofin of Estonian EU presidency

| December 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

EU finance ministers are gathering in Brussels to endorse EU Council conclusions on taxation of the digital economy, adopt a cross-border e-commerce VAT package and to confirm the list of non-co-operative jurisdictions on tax issues. These files have all been Estonian EU council presidency priorities. The Ecofin Council is also the last of the Estonian […]

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