In our cultural and political history, appeals for us to be Europeans in addition to Estonians have quite a long and interesting history. However, the exchanges of ideas in our society on what lies between these two positions have been fewer and less regular...
Dear colleagues, Excellencies, ladies and gentlemen,
Freedom and security on the Internet have evolved into some of the greatest global challenges. I would like to thank the Dutch Minister for calling a conference on this important issue and appreciate the interventions by all the distinguished...
Address by Marten Kokk
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
Permanent Representative of the Republic of Estonia to UNESCO
Mrs. President of the General Assembly, Mrs. President of the Executive Board, Mrs. Director-General, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, I would like to...
"Qualifying the Region for the Future - Implementing the EU Baltic Sea Strategy"
13 October 2010, Tallinn
Ladies and Gentlemen,
First of all, I would like to heartily welcome you all to our wonderful city and to this most up-to-date conference with respect to the development of our...
Geneva, October 4-th, 2011
Mr. High Commissioner,
My delegation thanks the Chairperson and the High Commissioner for their commendable leadership and opening statements to which we listened very attentively.
This year has continued to...
55th General Conference of the IAEA, Vienna, September 2011
On behalf of the Estonian delegation, I would like to join the previous speakers in congratulating you on your election as President of the 55th General Conference. I would like to assure you of our full support in your...
15.09.2011 / European Voice
The foreign ministers of the Baltic states reflect on 20 years of independence and on their countries' evolving foreign policy.
This year marks the 20th anniversary of the international recognition of the restored independence of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.
Kjære Norske venner (Dear Norwegian friends),
Takk for sist , Jonas and let me first thank you for bringing us together on this very special occasion. After all, what greater joy is there for a small country than the freedom it fought for and longed for over the course of...
Ladies and Gentlemen
It is always good to be in Oslo and to discuss the challenges standing before our region in such an inspiring and informal atmosphere. I would also like to thank our good hosts for a successful chairmanship and to wish much strength to Germany’s...
Ministers, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen
I am pleased to attend the Asia-Europe Meeting once again in order to discuss the global challenges we face.
In the times of accelerated globalization, no country is in a position to isolate itself or disregard emerging security challenges. To...