Today we celebrate the 25th anniversary of the restoration of the Republic of Estonia. Surely many of you remember the anxious days in August 1991. Today 25 years ago the Supreme Council of the Republic of Estonia functioning as a parliament adopted the Resolution on the national...
Closing remarks by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Estonia and Chair of the Committee of Ministers of the CoE,
H.E. Mrs. Marina Kaljurand
Dear members of the Council of Europe Gender Equality Commission, and Chairperson Mr. Sergiy Kyslytsya,
Director General of Democracy, Ms Snežana...
Parliamentary Assembly, Committee on Legal Affairs and Human Rights, Meeting of 21 June 2016
Exchange of views on the Venice Commission’s “Rule of Law Checklist”
Ladies and gentlemen, distinguished members of the Committee, excellences,
It is my honour and pleasure, as the Foreign...
Strasbourg, 21 June 2016
Honourable President of the Parliamentary Assembly,
Dear Secretary General,
Distinguished Members of the Parliamentary Assembly,
Ladies and Gentlemen,
I am honoured to speak in front of the Assembly for the first time today, having...
Meetings of the Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly,
Tallinn, 26 and 27 May 2016
Honourable President of the Parliamentary Assembly Mr. Agramunt,
Honourable Speaker Nestor
Dear Secretary General, Dear Gabriela
Honourable Members of the Standing Committee,
Dear Secretary General, Chairperson-in-Office,
Excellencies, Ladies and gentlemen,
It has been just one week and one day when Estonia took over the Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe from Bulgaria in Sofia.
Many of our priorities during our Chairmanship...
Statement by H.E. Marina Kaljurand Foreign Minister of Estonia
Dear Friends and Colleagues,
I cannot tell how much I appreciate you gathering here in Tallinn today. I know that many of you have, during the past months, participated in several events on the issue of norms, rules...
Honourable Chairman of the Riigikogu, Members of the Riigikogu, guests, ladies and gentlemen,
Last year’s address on foreign policy was focused on security. And on this day, the priority of Estonia’s foreign policy continues to be security – both global as well as regional, but first and foremost...
Chairman, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen,
I would like to thank the Chairperson–in-Office for hosting the Ministerial Meeting here in Belgrade and I would like to commend you, Minister Dačić, and your team for your dedicated work throughout this challenging year.
At our last...
At the Interactive dialogue: Tackling inequalities, empowering women and girls and leaving no one behind; during the Sustainable Development Summit in New York
Excellences, distinguished members of delegations,
Ladies and Gentlemen,
For the outset, let me congratulate all of us for the...