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Wednesday, 06.05.2015, 07:23
Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves, met on April 30 in Kadriorg with the Minister in Charge of Information Technology Policy of Japan, Shunichi Yamaguchi, the president's office reports BC.
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Speaking at the summit on multilingual digital single market, which is being held in Riga April 27 to April 29, Environmental Protection and Regional Development Minister Kaspars Gerhards said that, regardless of what had been achieved, there was still much for Europe to do to become the leader of the digital world, and attaining this goal was a task for everybody, reports LETA.
The state-owned foundation Enterprise Foundation announced that it launched on Tuesday the portal and programme Work in Estonia, which helps companies operating in Estonia to recruit highly qualified foreign specialists in high-growth sectors of the economy, reports LETA.
Lithuanian Foreign Affairs Ministry's (MFA) Twitter account is among the top five most mutually connected accounts of world leaders on Twitter, repots LETA/ELTA.
Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves, who is the co-chair of the World Bank's World Development Report advisory panel, led the discussion on the preparation of the World Bank's most influential report 2016, Internet and Development, together with World Bank Chief Economist Kaushik Basu on Monday in Washington, reported BC the president's office.
The initiative for decriminalization of marijuana, which has been signed by over 10,200 residents of Latvia at the Manabalss.lv portal, will be submitted to Saeima not by the person who organized the signature drive, Aris Abele, but by other persons.
Moving up six positions from last year, Latvia has been ranked 33rd on the 2015 Global Information Technology Report, according to the World Economic Forum. The report says that regardless of the growing results, Latvia is still behind the remaining two Baltic states, with Estonia in 22nd place, and Lithuania – 31st, writes LETA.