Past Event

World Leaders Forum: Estonia, the Land of Skype, the Digital Land

November 2, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Casa Italiana, 1161 Amsterdam Ave., New York, NY 10027 Teatro

President Kaljulaid will address how Estonia has successfully made a wide-scale digital transformation of both its public and private sectors resulting in an advanced digital society. Estonian government created a nationwide digital platform which enables citizens to file taxes in minutes, run companies from distance and access medical records online. Additionally, Estonia is permitting non-residents from around the world to apply for Estonian e-Residency to become a part of its digital society. Estonia has been recognized as a model for other nations looking to modernize their government services and governance. The President of Estonia will address the challenges and opportunities her country faces in regards to digital transformation.

Alexander Cooley 
Director, Harriman Institute; Claire Tow Professor of Political Science
Barnard College; Columbia University

Co-sponsored by The Harriman Institute

Please note that registration for this event is completely full and closed. This event will be livestreamed on the World Leaders Forum website, where a link will be provided on the day of the event.

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