Video: Reinhard Mohn Prize 2017 - The award ceremony (abridged version)

Excerpts from the events at the Reinhard Mohn Prize award ceremony for Estonia’s former president, Toomas Hendrik Ilves, held on 29 June 2017 in the Gütersloh theater are below.

Estonia – a country in the cloud. The small country has managed to ensure the greatest internet freedom with the best security – a feat unique in Europe and worldwide. This achievement is a product of the efforts of the country’s former president, Toomas Hendrik Ilves (2006-2016), the recipient of this year’s Reinhard Mohn Prize. During his presidency, Toomas Hendrik Ilves successfully advanced the goals of digitization while ensuring the inclusion of all citizens.

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