Country information sheets

Country Information Sheet Estonia

Ministry with overall responsibility

Other Ministries involved

Policy papers or programmes

  • Estonian Integration Strategy 2014-2020 / Eesti lõimumiskava 2014-2020              [L Multilingual]
  • Etnoweb
    [L English]
  • Estonian Integration Strategy 2008-2013 / Eesti lõimumiskava 2008-2013             [D Multilingual]
  • State Programme 'Integration in Estonian Society 2000-2007' (which operates as a framework plan for governmental agencies and other institutions for the years 2000-2007) / Riiklik programm 'Integratsioon Eesti ühiskonnas 2000-2007'
    [D Multilingual]
  • Language Immersion Programme / Keelekümblusprogramm
    [L English] / [L Estonian]
  • Learning Estonian / Eesti keele õpe
    [L English] / [L Estonian]
  • Educational programmes / Haridusprogrammid
    [L English] / [L Estonian]
  • Migration programmes / Migratsioon
    [L English] / [L Estonian]

Key legislation

  • Citizenship Act (EN version limited to the Act consolidated in 2006) / Kodakondsuse seadus (terviktekst 2013) 
    [D English] / [L Estonian]
  • Aliens Act (EN version limited to the Act consolidated in 2013) / Välismaalaste seadus (terviktekst 2013)
    [L English] / [L Estonian]
  • Language Act (EN version limited to the Act consolidated in 2012) / Keeleseadus (terviktekst 2013)
    [L English] / [L Estonian]
  • Equal Treatment Act (EN version limited to the Act consolidated in 2012) / Võrdse Kohtlemise seadus
    [L Estonian] / [L Estonian]
  • National Minorities Cultural Autonomy Act / Vähemusrahvaste kultuuriautonoomia seadus
    [D Multilingual]

Funding opportunities

See on the Web Site's national funding page: 
http://ec.europa.eu/ewsi/en/funding/national.cfm


See also:

  • Integration and Migration Foundation Our People calls for proposals / Integratsiooni ja Migratsiooni Sihtasutus Meie Inimesed konkursid
    [L Estonian]
  • E-procurement environment / Riighangete Register
    [L Estonian]
  • The Open Estonia Foundation / Avatud Eesti Fondi
    [L English] / [L Estonian]
  • National Foundation of Civil Society / Kodanikuühiskonna Sihtkapital
    [L English] / [L Estonian]
  • Network of Estonian Nonprofit Organizations / Eesti Mittetulundusühingute ja Sihtasutuste Liit
    [L English] / [L Estonian]

Impact assessments, reports and evaluations

  • Virtual library page of the Integration and Migration Foundation 'Our People' / Integratsiooni ja Migratsiooni Sihtasutuse Meie Inimesed virtuaalraamatukogu
    [L English] / [L Estonian]
  • Integration of Estonian Society: Monitoring 2011 / Eesti ühiskonnas integratsiooni monitooring 2011
    [D English] / [D Estonian]
  • Integration of Estonian Society: Monitoring 2008 / Eesti ühiskonnas integratsiooni monitooring 2008
    [D Estonian]
  • Estonian Human Development Report 2009 / Eesti Inimarengu Aruanne 2009
    [D Multilingual]
  • Estonian Human Development Report 2007 / Eesti Inimarengu Aruanne 2007
    [D Multilingual]
  • Rahvussuhted & Integratsioonipoliitika väljakutsed pärast pronkssõduri kriisi
    [D Estonian]
  • Needs and Feasibility Research for Estonian Integration Strategy 2008-2013
    [D Multilingual]
  • Tallinn Conference on Conceptualising Integration (compilation of presentations)
    [D Multilingual]
  • International Organization for Migration - Information Sheet on Estonia
    [L English]
  • Immigrant population in Estonia 2009 / Immigrantrahvastik Eestis 2009
    [L English] / [L Estonian]
  • Poverty in Estonia / Vaesus Eestis
    [L English] / [L Estonian]
  • UNDP Human Development Report - Estonia
    [L English]

Research and statistical agencies

Agencies implementing integration programmes

  • Integration and Migration Foundation Our People / Integratsiooni ja Migratsiooni Sihtasutus Meie Inimesed
    [L English] / [L Estonian]
  • Police and Border Guard Board / Politsei- ja Piirivalveamet
    [L English] / [L Estonian]

Key stakeholders

  • Open Estonia Foundation / Avatud Eesti Fond 
    [L English] / [L Estonian]
  • Estonian Cooperation Assembly / Eesti Koostöö Kogu
    [L English] / [L Estonian]
  • Network of Estonian Nonprofit Organizations (NENO) / Eesti Mittetulundusühingute ja Sihtasutuste Liit (EMSL)
    [L English] / [L Estonian]
  • The Council for Ethnic Minorities / Rahvusvähemuste kultuurinõukoda
    [L English] / [L Estonian]
  • Integration Centre of the Ida-Virumaa / Ida-Virumaa Integratsioonikeskus
    [L Estonian
  • Human Rights Centre / Eesti Inimõiguste Keskus
    [L English] / [L Estonian]
  • Estonian Cooperation Assembly / Eesti Koostöö Kogu 
    [L English] / [L Estonian]
  • Johannes Mihkelsoni Centre / Johannes Mihkelsoni Keskus
    [L Estonian]
  • International Organisation for Migration / Rahvusvaheline migratsiooniorganisatsioon [L English] / [L Estonian]
 
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International
Conference‏:
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Transnational,
Multicultural, and
Cosmopolitan
Perspectives

The field of
Lusophone Studies
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a transnational and
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2
Unlocking the
Potential of Migrants
in Europe

The Europe 2020
Strategy and the
Stockholm Programme
recognise the
potential of
migration for buildi[more]
3
Migration and
Mobility

Migration and
mobility are often
perceived to be and
discussed as
different phenomena.
Migration te[more]
4 5
Festiva East in the
Park 2014

The East in the Park
festival provides a
platform for
organizations,
centers and artists
related in [more]
6 7
International Summer
School “Cultures,
Migrations, Bo
rders”

For the third year
the Department of
Social Anthropology
and History of the
University of the
Aegean[more]
8
Ireland: European
launch of Foundations
for Work (FfW)

Limerick is proud to
host the European
launch of Foundations
for Work (FfW). FfW
is an innovative, m[more]
The legal position
of third country
nationals in the EU:
the case study of
Cameroon nati
onals

The Centre for
Migration Law invites
you to their next
Wine and Discussion
meeting. During the
meeti[more]
9
14. KASUMAMA Afrika
Festival 2014

Von 9. bis 13. Juli
bietet der Verein
KASUMAMA wieder ein
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10
BE: presentation of
the "demographic
study of the Moroccan
population in
Belgium"

The Federal Migration
Centre and the Centre
for Research in
Demography and
Society
(DEMO, UCL) [more]
11 12
Training in cultural
sensitivity - Trening
wrażliwości
międzykulturowej

The workshop is
addressed to
volunteers and
employees of NGOs and
public institutions
dealing with a[more]
13 14 15
For a new narrative
on Mediterranean
future: a perspective
from south of Europe.
An open dialogue
between st
akeholders

For a new narrative
on Mediterranean
future. A perspective
from South of Europe
and Euro-Med area. [more]
Ireland:Bridging the
Gap - performing art
workshop

Are you interested in
Arts, Films, Media,
Drama or
Entertainment as a
whole. Here's a
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16
NL: College 'How to
help young people
imrpove their
language skill
s?'

Do you want to know
more about helping
young people with
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skills? Come on 16
July, to [more]
17
NL: Iftar invitation
to citizens of A
lmere

The foundation Care
for Muslims invite
you to the Iftar meal
on 17 July 2014. The
meal will take pla[more]
18 19
Open day and free
Dutch trial les
sons

Do you want to learn
Dutch in a fun and
social environment?
This is your chance
to get to know Koent[more]
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Integration,
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Multicultural Market
in Enschede 2014

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will take place again
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26
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Finding Dutch Flow: a
workshop that will
help you learn Dutch
easily

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Flow' is a very
special workshop,
organised by Albert
Both. It will help
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28
6. Dialogforum -
Summer School 2014

Das Dialogforum
widmet sich bereits
zum sechsten Mal
aktuellen
Fragestellungen
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Ireland: Exploring
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care experiences of
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Making integration work

The successful integration of third-country nationals legally residing in the Member States of the European Union is vital to strengthening freedom, security and justice in Europe.

The European Web Site on Integration provides you with a collection of good practices and a wide variety of tools and useful information to make integration work.

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