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Romania Looks Up to Estonia for Its Digitalization Development

Romania looks up to Estonia for the level of digitalization achieved by the Baltic country. This is the conclusion drawn from the official declaration of the Romanian president during his official visit to Estonia.

It is well-known that Estonia is a champion when it comes to e-governing and digitalization. Estonia is way ahead of us in terms of e-government systems, digital services for the citizens and the security of the digital networks,, and we have so much to learn from them. I am optimistic regarding a cooperation in this field.

Romanian President Klaus Iohannis in Tallinn

The two presidents, Klaus Iohannis and his counterpart, Kersti Kaljulaid, met in Tallinn, at the Kadriorg Palace on Wednesday, June 16. One of the subjects regards the know-how of the Estonian Government for e-governing and digitalization of the public services.

The Romanian president was not exaggerating: in Estonia, 99% of the state services can be accessed online and 70% of the Estonian citizens use the ID card regularly. More data about their performance can be found on e-estonia.com.

But, apart from the public sector, Estonia is also a prosperous society for digital nomads and digital entrepreneurs worldwide. Estonia already has 5 unicorns from the IT sector and the country was ranked the best country in the world in 2017 by the World Economic Forum for its entrepreneurial environment.

Read more about the Digital Nomad program in Estonia or, why not, about the digital nomad opportunity in Romania. Thus, you can compare the two countries in terms of opportunities for the digital nomads and pick up the right one.

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