Digital Squads: videos of our debate with French Digital Minister now online

On September 29th, the French Institute in Estonia co-organized the kick-off event of the Digital Squads, a network of European think tanks that will advise the works of the European Commission and EU governments on their digital policies (read our article about that event).

As part of that event, a debate was held at the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications, about the lack of interactions between tech ecosystems and policy makers. Panelists were Mounir Mahjoubi (French Secretary of State for Digital Affairs), Clark Parsons (Berlin-based Internet Economy Foundation), Marie Ekeland (French Digital Council), Nele Leosk and Meelis Kitsing (Foresight Centre of the Estonian Parliament). We recorded the debate. Here are the videos:

Whole debate

Wrap-up of the event, introduction to the Digital Squads

Read this article in: Français, Eesti,

French intensive courses

The French Institute offers a selection of week-long intensive courses which help to review some basic knowledge and to strengthen your level!   ⇒ The courses will take place from Monday to Friday at the French Institute. ⇒ 10 x 60 minutes. ⇒ Price: 93.33 €. ⇒ Levels A0, A1,...

Read more

intensive courseLearning French

Parisian stories by Robert Doisneau at the Documentary Photo Center

May 17, 2019 / August 18, 2019 - Tallinn

« Yes, I stole a treasure, but deep down, I only borrowed it. I'm going to return this treasure that people carried with them without being aware of it ». Robert Doisneau Robert Doisneau is one of the most renowned French photographers of the 20th century. He has captured the emotions and daily...

Read more

Estonia, the real start-up nation

The French magazine Stratégies, specialized in communication and marketing, has published an article "Estonia, the real start-up nation". In Estonia, the administration is fully digitalized and citizens have a digital identity. The foreigners can also benefit from the virtues of the system with...

Read more

The “Toques Blanches” from Lyon bring French gastronomy to Estonia!

March 19, 2019 / March 21, 2019

The "Toques Blanches" from Lyon are in Estonia from 17 to 20 March to discover the flavors and specialties of the Estonian regions, meet local restaurateurs, farmers and actors of sustainable management in the catering sector. This visit, which aims to encourage more cooperation, is organized...

Read more