We will present a summary of the main strands of Estonia's Internal Security Development Plan 2015–2020. We want everyone in Estonia to know where we are heading and to be aware of their role in creating a safe country.
This security policy overview document summarises the efforts that the Ministry of the Interior and its agencies made in 2014 through eight major fields in order to make Estonia a safe place for us all. From now on, we will be guided by the new Internal Security Development Plan 2015–2020.
The Ministry of the Interior and its agencies work to make sure that everyone in Estonia feels safe living here and that the Estonian border and public order are safeguarded. We have over 8,000 people working in our area of government, protecting people’s lives and property on a daily basis, including police and rescue officers, border guards and emergency response centre staff. The Ministry of the Interior drafts internal security policies and provides its agencies with everything they need in their daily work: anything from motivated personnel and effective legislation to modern technology.
Every one of us can make Estonia safer by preventing accidents and being considerate of ourselves and our loved ones.
The Republic of Estonia will celebrate its 100th anniversary on February 24, 2018. The centenary is marked from April 2017 to February 2020 and it is celebrated around the world. The focus of Estonia 100 is on children and youth.
In order to coordinate the preparations for Estonia's centenary celebrations, a government committee has been formed and it is chaired by the Prime Minister. The Estonia 100 steering group and the Estonia 100 organising committee have been established within Government Office, and are tasked with organising the celebrations together with the people of Estonia. Contacts »
On Thursday 6 July 2017, EU’s Interior Ministers, under the chairmanship of the Estonian Minister of Interior, Andres Anvelt, and in the presence of the European Commission, the European Parliament, and the Schengen Associated Countries, addressed the migration situation in the Central Mediterranean.