Estonia and United States Sign a Memorandum of Understanding on Development Cooperation

In a virtual ceremony today 21 June, Estonia and the United States of America signed a memorandum of understanding on development cooperation in Ukraine. Six new joint projects are launched this summer and autumn. The memorandum was signed by Undersecretary for Economic and Development Affairs Andres Rundu and Brian Roraff, Chargé d’Affaires of the U.S. Embassy …

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Press Release: Online Global Hackathon Creates Solutions to Boost Health, Education, and Travel Industries

December 8, 2020 From December 3-6, around 200 participants from around the world developed solutions to economic problems caused by the COVID-19 pandemic as part of the 48 For The Future online hackathon organized by the U.S. Embassies in Copenhagen, Riga, Tallinn, and Vilnius, Garage 48, and Startup Wise Guys. 37 finalist teams submitted their …

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Global Hackathon Seeks to Strengthen the Post-Crisis Economy

November 3, 2020   The United States Embassy in Tallinn, together with the U.S. Embassies in Riga, Vilnius and Copenhagen and implementing partners Garage48 and Startup Wise Guys, is proud to announce the international hackathon 48 for the Future which will find solutions to build a stronger, more resilient, and trusted post-crisis economy. The virtual …

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Press Release: USAID Deputy Administrator’s Visit to Estonia Highlights Development Cooperation

For immediate release. October 22, 2020.   On October 20 and 21, USAID Deputy Administrator Bonnie Glick visited Estonia to meet with Estonian government officials and private-sector technology companies to discuss U.S.- Estonia relations, opportunities for increased development cooperation in third countries, countering malign Kremlin influence, and USAID’s efforts to advance European and Eurasian countries …

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Under Secretary Krach: Clean Vision for Three Seas

  Clean Vision for Three Seas   Under Secretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment Keith Krach October 21, 2020 The United States congratulates the Three Seas member states on a productive virtual summit. We commend President Kersti Kaljulaid and the Estonian government for organizing this important event during complicated circumstances. The …

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Secretary Michael R. Pompeo at the Three Seas Virtual Summit and Web Forum

REMARKS MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE WASHINGTON, D.C. OCTOBER 19, 2020   SECRETARY POMPEO:  (In progress) — [The West] stands for the rule of law, democracy, freedom of expression.  We drive economic growth through innovation.  We protect our people. And our way of life is the envy for the entire world. Look at the freedoms for which the people of …

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Press Release: United States and Estonia Sign New Agreement to Support Partnerships in Research and Innovation

Photo: Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs   Monday, October 19, 2020   Today, the United States and Estonia signed a new Science and Technology Agreement which will support future partnerships in research and innovation. The United States’ Under Secretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment, Keith Krach and Estonia’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Urmas Reinsalu signed the agreement at a ceremony in Tallinn. Under Secretary Krach outlined …

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United States – Estonia Joint Statement on Secure Telecommunications Infrastructure

Media Note Office of the Spokesperson September 23, 2020 The text of the following statement was released by United States Under Secretary for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment Mr. Keith Krach and the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Estonia Mr. Urmas Reinsalu on the importance of secure telecommunications infrastructure. Begin Text: Minister of Foreign Affairs Urmas Reinsalu and …

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Press Release: High-Ranking U.S. Diplomat Highlights Joint Commitment to 5G Security

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 United States Under Secretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment, Keith Krach is visiting Tallinn on Wednesday, September 23.  During his time in Estonia, Under Secretary Krach will have meetings with the President of the Republic of Estonia, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, and the Minister of Foreign …

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European Court of Justice Invalidates EU-U.S. Privacy Shield

PRESS STATEMENT MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE JULY 17, 2020   The United States shares the values of rule of law and protection of our democracies with our partners in the European Union (EU).  Therefore, we are deeply disappointed that the Court of Justice of the European Union (“ECJ”) has invalidated the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield framework.  The United States is …

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UPDATE: The United States Continues to Lead the Global Response to COVID-19

UPDATE: The United States Continues to Lead the Global Response to COVID-19   U.S Department of State Fact Sheet Office of the Spokesperson May 29, 2020  The United States continues to lead in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, illustrated by recent announcements of new foreign assistance that are made possible through the American people’s …

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UPDATE: The United States Continues to Lead the Global Response to COVID-19

UPDATE: The United States Continues to Lead the Global Response to COVID-19   FACT SHEET OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON MAY 19, 2020   Through the American people’s generosity and the U.S. Government’s action, the United States continues to demonstrate global leadership in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. The American people have given more than $10 billion that will …

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Update: The United States is Continuing to Lead the Response to COVID-19

Update: The United States is Continuing to Lead the Response to COVID-19   FACT SHEET OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON MAY 1, 2020 Through the American people’s generosity and the U.S. government’s action, the United States continues to demonstrate global leadership in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Months into fighting this pandemic at home and abroad, the United States …

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Proclamation Suspending Entry of Immigrants Who Present Risk to the U.S. Labor Market During the Economic Recovery Following the COVID-19 Outbreak

Issued on: April 22, 2020 The 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) has significantly disrupted the livelihoods of Americans.  In Proclamation 9994 of March 13, 2020 (Declaring a National Emergency Concerning the Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Outbreak), I declared that the COVID–19 outbreak in the United States constituted a national emergency, beginning March 1, 2020.  Since then, the American people have united behind …

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STATEMENT: Continuing U.S. Leadership in the Global COVID-19 Response through Additional U.S. Foreign Assistance (April 8)

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release  STATEMENT BY SECRETARY MICHAEL R. POMPEO April 8, 2020 Continuing U.S. Leadership in the Global COVID-19 Response through Additional U.S. Foreign Assistance Thanks to the unmatched generosity of the American people and the efforts of the U.S. government, the United States has continued to …

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Joint Statement on the Third U.S.-Estonia Cyber Dialogue

Media Note U.S. Department of State Office of the Spokeperson JUNE 7, 2019 The following statement was released by the Government of the United States of America and the Republic of Estonia. Cybersecurity policymakers from the United States and Estonia convened for their third bilateral cybersecurity consultation in Tallinn, June 7, 2019, to affirm their …

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Press Release: USG and Estonian Competition Authority Host Cybersecurity Workshop for Utility Regulators

From March 30-31, 2017, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in partnership with the U.S. National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) conducted the second technical workshop on cybersecurity for Black Sea electric utility regulators in Tallinn, Estonia.  The workshop was hosted by the Estonian Competition Authority, in coordination with the U.S. Embassy …

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