U.S. Ambassador and Estonian Minister of Education and Research Open GLOBE Estonia Learning Expedition in Tartu

August 7, 2023 U.S. Ambassador to Estonia George P. Kent joined Estonian Minister of Education and Research Kristina Kallas and GLOBE Director Tony Murphy in Tartu to open the GLOBE Estonia Learning Expedition 2023, an environmental study program run in cooperation with U.S. space research center NASA. During the four-day Expedition, 150 students and teachers …

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United States Department of Justice Hosts Cryptocurrency Crimes Workshop for Estonian Counterparts

September 8, 2022 The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ)’s Office of Overseas Prosecutorial Development, Assistance and Training (OPDAT), with funding by the State Department’s Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL), hosted a three-day workshop on international best practices to investigate and prosecute criminal misuses of cryptocurrency in Tallinn, Estonia from September 6 …

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U.S. Chargé d’Affaires and Estonian President Open GLOBE Environmental Research Expedition in Käsmu

August 2, 2022 U.S. Embassy Tallinn Chargé d’Affaires Gabrielle Cowan joined Estonian President Alar Karis, Minister of Education and Research Tõnis Lukas, and GLOBE Director Tony Murphy in Käsmu to open an environmental study program, in cooperation with the U.S. space research center, NASA. During the four-day expedition, 170 students, teachers, and scientists from Estonia …

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U.S. and Estonian Officials Highlight Security Risks of Untrusted Technology

May 27, 2022 The United States Embassy in Estonia and the Estonian Ministry of the Interior co-hosted technical experts from both countries to discuss the national security risks associated with soliciting services and technology from untrusted vendors.  Experts from the U.S. Department of Energy, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, and U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation, …

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Press Release: The U.S. Embassy Joins GLOBE Estonia’s 25th Anniversary Scientific Conference in Tartu

September 22, 2021 The United States Embassy in Tallinn is proud to join GLOBE Estonia’s 25th anniversary conference and celebration on Wednesday, September 22 at the AHHAA Research Center in Tartu. U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires Brian Roraff will give opening remarks at the conference and host an evening reception in honor of the anniversary. The …

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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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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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The U.S. is Leading the Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic and Developing a Vaccine

The U.S. is Leading the Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic and Developing a Vaccine   MEDIA NOTE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON MAY 4, 2020 As outlined in its recent Action Plan, the United States is bringing together the brightest minds in U.S. government agencies, the private sector, universities, and overseas partners to develop vaccines and therapeutic interventions to protect …

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Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2019 Deliverables

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release June 5, 2019  MEDIA NOTE The  2019 Global Entrepreneurship Summit  (GES 2019), co-hosted by the U.S. and Dutch governments, showcased the depth and breadth of innovations that are improving lives around the world, and the critical role of governments in enabling environments for innovation to thrive. With a …

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WiSci STEAM Camp for Girls

U.S. Embassy Hosting Girls’ STEAM Camp in Tallinn with Google, Intel Experts The U.S. Embassy in Estonia is partnering with the UN Foundation’s Girl Up campaign and U.S. Embassies in Latvia, Poland, and Georgia to host a  Women in Science (WiSci) STEAM Camp for Girls  in Tallinn from July 14 to 27, 2019.  This program is a public-private partnership between the U.S. Department …

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