EKRE adviser uses father's parking card
A handicapped person's parking permit has allowed Conservative People's Party (EKRE) adviser Karl Songisepp to park his golden Land Cruiser in front of the Toompea Castle on several occasions. The young man claims he is driving around his father whom the permit belongs to.
20.03.2017, Helen MihelsonPM
Kaljurand to return to Foreign Ministry as adviser
Estonia's former Minister of Foreign Affairs and presidential candidate Marina Kaljurand is about to return to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs as an adviser on cyber security.
Editorial: the importance of landing softly
The so-called golden handshakes and soft landings for long serving (executive) employees are often depicted in a negative context. Actually, what such customs or unwritten rules in working relationships really show is maturity of an organisation. In the sense of organisational culture, holding veteran employees in honour reflects values which are desired to be shown to those on the outside. Such organisations show themselves to be strong. Exactly the same goes for the state and the employer.
Ilves bumps into old friend
Last Friday, some fifteen minutes before a concert to celebrate jubilee of Arvo Pärt was to start, a lovely lady in black emerged from presidential vehicle to be followed by Toomas Hendrik Ilves in person. Escorted by security and keeping a bit apart, the two walked towards the venue.
Ruta Arumäe: Prime Minister wanted no advice
Estonian state’s economic policy is managed by Excel tables, merely adding up the costs and revenues. No-one analyses the broader implications of steps taken, writes Ruta Arumäe, adviser to Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas during the former government and now an independent economist.
17.04.2015, Ruta ArumäePM
Adviser aims at altering state company governance
New plan would sever appointments to state enterprise councils from political agreements, linking it to competency.
17.09.2013, Mikk SaluPM
Andres Vosman to serve as Estonian president's security adviser
Andres Vosman will assume the duties of the Estonian president's adviser on national security during the period of maternity leave of the current adviser, Merle Maigre.