The song you'll hear playing is by Ukrainian-Estonian band Svjata Vatra. The title means „fire does not burn toughened people“ and is dedicated to the heroes of Maidan who gave their lives for freedom in the beginning of 2014.
Wishing you a peaceful 2015!
Your's, Open Estonia Foundation
Ukraine: an Uncertain Birth
Despite MH17 tragedy and the ongoing conflict in the east, there is hope for Ukraine. For three days in Kyiv, 200 experts and practitioners from a variety of sectors, including key ministers in the Ukrainian government, met to map out a reform process and explore how to reposition the country.
The keynote speaker of this year's OSF will be ANDREI ILLARIONOV, senior fellow at the Cato Institute’s Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity and former chief economic adviser of Russian President Vladimir Putin.
More updates promised soon!
There is no alternative
We want a better and more democratic Europe. We want a new Convention to improve EU democracy and we want the reform process to be democratic, transparent and participatory. More info on Democratic Europe Now!
Ukraine: The Road Ahead
It's more important than ever that the U.S. and Europe support a free Ukraine—one empowered to decide its own future. Listen to a few of the voices of those struggling to bring dignity and unity to their country.
A fresh and must-see documentary about the brave Heavenly Hundred - the Ukranians who lost their lives defenging the freedom of their country on EuroMaidan.
On March 16, a support concert entitled “For Ukraine” was be held at Tallinn Freedom Square. With this event, Estonian and Ukrainian musicians, students, and non-governmental organisations expressed their support to a free and dignified Ukrainian nation. The whole concert can be watched HERE.
New Pact for Europe
The euro crisis has prompted one of the most intense debates about the viability of the European project in its history. What kind of Europe do we need? Let's talk about it!
Estonia made history today when the country’s parliament passed the gender-neutral Civil Partnership Act on a close vote of 40 to 38. The new law acknowledges civil unions for all couples, regardless...