Honourable head of session!
Dear members of parliament!
Firstly, I would like to express my deepest sympathy to the families and people close to those killed in recent weeks and days in Ukraine’s greatest tragedy in the last 20 years. Ukrainian society is broken and...
Keynote Address by H.E. Mr. Urmas Paet, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Estonia
Seoul Conference on Cyberspace 2013
Plenary Session 3
17 October 2013
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Ladies and gentlemen,
over the past two decades in Estonia, the internet has become increasingly important for promoting...
9 September, 2013
Estonia would like to thank H.E. Navi Pillay, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, for the opening statement of HRC24 and her activities. We are very thankful for a comprehensive update to the HRC and reiterate our unwavering support...
We are not doing Russia any favours with the border treaties – a clearly established border is an essential aspect to ensuring our security, writes Foreign Minister Urmas Paet (Reform).
The consultations to bring an Estonia-Russia border treaty into force, which began thanks to a proposal...
Keynote address by Urmas Paet, Estonian Minister of Foreign Affairs
Ladies and gentlemen,
This conference aims to look at the Responsibility to Protect concept from a human rights perspective. One possible way to do so is by looking at the International Criminal Court. As...
Thank you, Mr. President,
First of all, allow me to thank the Secretary General for his intervention and for the report. I would also like to thank the Special Representative, Jan Kubiš for the hard work that he and the mission have delivered on the ground in Afghanistan. My delegation also...
Dear Members of the Riigikogu,
We will soon celebrate the 95th birthday of the Estonian state. At the end of March the period of uninterrupted de facto independence will equal that which Estonia experienced before the war. The foundations of our statehood are...
Foreign Minister Urmas Paet
At the Sälen Conference
Your Royal Highness,
Excellencies, ladies and gentlemen, dear friends,
We are gathered here in this beautiful and peaceful winter resort at a time when the world around us is increasingly...
I have the honour to speak on behalf of the Nordic and Baltic countries of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Sweden and my own country Estonia.
First, let me thank our host the Moroccan government, for convening this timely meeting.
The situation in Syria is marked by...
Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen,
It is a pleasure to welcome you to this seminar. I am honoured to address such a distinguished and expert gathering on a subject of such importance. And I am glad to do this together with my Finnish colleague, Erkki.
The discussions that will be held here in...