Challenges Facing the European Union
Ladies and gentlemen,
First of all I would like to thank you all for the wonderful opportunity to be able to speak today in this respected think tank. This year in September it will be thirty years since the beginning of...
Athens, 1 December 2009
Mr. Chairman, Ministers, Ladies and Gentlemen,
Let me begin by thanking our Greek hosts for the excellent chairmanship during this entire year, including the successful launch of the Corfu process, and wishing Kazakhstan every success in carrying forward the OSCE’s...
By Estonian Foreign Minister Urmas Paet
Urmas Paet navigates a course for the Baltic Sea strategy and for regional co-operation in other parts of Europe.
Did you know that the Baltic Sea is the shallowest sea in the world, just 52 metres deep on average? Its connection to the ocean is so...
ECOSOC High - Level Segment
6 July 2009, Geneva
Address by Mr. Urmas Paet, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Estonia
Dear Director General, Ladies and Gentlemen
I am deeply honoured to address the distinguished audience here today. I would like to touch upon some very urgent and challenging...
The OSCE HCNM Recommendations on National Minorities in Inter-State Relations and their Implementation in the Baltic Sea region
Roundtable, 8 June 2009 in Tallinn
Honourable Commissioner, Ladies and Gentlemen
It is my honour and privilege to co-host today’s expert roundtable on...
"Charting a course for future cooperation in the Baltic Sea Region"
Ladies and Gentlemen
I am pleased to begin my remarks here today by stating that the CBSS Reform, as agreed in the Reform Declaration, has had a successful launch. Thus we can hope that the...
25–26 May 2009, Hanoi
"Joint efforts to cope with global challenges"
Ministers, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen
I am pleased to address the distinguished audience here today to discuss the global challenges we all face no matter what side of the planet Earth we live...
During its 60 years of activity, the Council of Europe has done a tremendous job, and we have reason to feel proud at today’s anniversary. However, our gaze must be focused on the next 60 years, since our achievements are based on the Council of Europe’s established...
Statement by Ms. Marina Kaljurand, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Estonia
Ashgabat, 24 April 2009
Ministers, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen,
It is a great honour and pleasure for me to be here in this beautiful country and to be speaking at this event. It bears...
"Evolving security environment in Europe as we approach the 60th anniversary of NATO"
Dear friends and colleagues!
The Balkan nations’ course towards the Euro-Atlantic integration has enhanced security in the Balkans and on the continent as a whole. The US-Adriatic Charter of...