King Philippe of Belgium visited the e-Estonia Briefing Centre

King Philippe of Belgium

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On April 2 we welcomed King Philippe of Belgium to the e-Estonia Briefing Centre, accompanied by Didier Reynders, the Belgian minister for foreign affairs and defence.

The Belgian delegation was welcomed by Siim Sikkut, Estonia’s Chief Information Officer and Deputy Secretary-General for IT and Telecom, Honorary Consul of Belgium Erik Sakkov and Tobias J. Koch, speaker and business engagement manager at the e-Estonia Briefing Centre.

The Belgian representatives were invited to compare experiences and exchange knowledge regarding digitally transforming societies. The visiting delegation among with members of the Belgian and Estonian press were given a presentation about the Estonian #digitalsociety by Tobias J. Koch. In addition to the presentation, there was also discussion on seamless services from the citizens’ point on view. There was strong interest from the delegation and many questions asked with cybersecurity, risks and X-road being especially in focus.

The visit in pictures

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The e-Estonia Briefing Centre has been previously visited by King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands, President of Austria Alexander Van der Bellen, Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel and many other dignitaries.


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