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The Tallinn Declaration promises a digital future for Europeans

By signing the Tallinn Declaration, all member states of the European Union agree on common goals for e-government development over the next five years, providing direction for both national and pan-European innovation. While Estonia holds the presidency of the Council of the European Union in the second half of 2017, the …

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Artwork by Aaron Glasson. Producer: Nueve Arte Urbano

Mextonia: the story behind the most colourful gift for Estonia’s first centennial

An unprecedented street art festival Mextonia brings together Mexican, Estonian and other international artists for one purpose: to create the most remarkable gift for Estonia’s upcoming centennial. Before New Zealand artist Aaron Glasson arrived in Estonia this summer, he knew next to nothing about the country. Yet what remains of …

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The power of asking “what if?”: five ways to encourage innovation in Europe – Taavet Hinrikus

Taavet Hinrikus, a co-founder of the Estonian startup, TransferWise, proposed five ways to encourage innovation in Europe in a speech at the EU informal meeting of ministers responsible for competitiveness in Tallinn, Estonia, on 25 July 2017. I’m here to give you the view from on the ground as a …

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