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07.12.2000|Foreign Ministry

Meeting of the European Union and Candidate States in Nice

The leaders of the present and future member states of the European Union discussed today in Nice, which reforms are to be carried out in the European Union, so its institutions would be prepared for the enlargement of the EU and express the interests of all member states in a balanced way....
07.12.2000|Foreign Ministry

Honorary Consulate of the Republic of Estonia to open on Bornholm Island

On Thursday, December 7, Estonia is going to open Honorary Consulate in Rønne, Bornholm Island. Estonian Honorary Consul in Rønne is Elon Studsgaard, who has jurisdiction over the Island of Bornholm. The Honorary Consulate is opened by Estonian Ambassador in Denmark Jüri Kahn. Governor of...
25.10.2000|Foreign Ministry

e-Estonia and the new Europe

Remarks by Mr Toomas Hendrik Ilves, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Estonia at the London School of Economics, 25 October 2000, London I purposefully chose this somewhat odd title for my talk not because I wanted to talk up the latest Nordic start-up, which does indeed happen to be Estonia....
11.10.2000|Foreign Ministry

Developments in the Main Directions of Estonia's Foreign Policy

Address by Toomas Hendrik Ilves, Minister of Foreign Affairs, on behalf of the Government of Estonia to the Riigikogu, 12 October 2000. Honoured Mrs. Speaker Honourable members of the Riigikogu.. It was only four months ago that I last reported in this hall about developments in the...
20.09.2000|Foreign Ministry

Meeting of the Foreign Ministers of Germany, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania in Hannover

Joint Communiqué 1. The Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the Federal Republic of Germany, the Republic of Estonia, the Republic of Latvia and the Republic of Lithuania met for the fifth annual consultations in Hannover on September 20, 2000, at the invitation of Federal Foreign Minister...
18.09.2000|Foreign Ministry

Fundamental differences rooted in European history

Keynote speech by Toomas Hendrik Ilves, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Estonia at Malmö Forum, September 18, 2000 I have been asked to talk about Preconceptions vs. New Realities in redefining the Baltic Region. What we can learn from Europe and what Europe can learn from us. I suppose that...
13.09.2000|Foreign Ministry

Statement by Minister Ilves at the 55th Session of the UN General Assembly

Toomas Hendrik Ilves, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Estonia 13 September 2000, New York Mr. President, Mr. Secretary-General, Distinguished Delegates, Allow me to begin, Mr. President, by congratulating you on your election as president of this, the 55th General Assembly. I wish...
31.08.2000|Foreign Ministry

The Northern Dimension in the light of EU enlargement

Presentation of Toomas Hendrik Ilves, Foreign Minister, Estonia - Forum Nördliche Dimension. Schloss Schwerin, 31.VIII-1.IX.2000 I shall try to speak about the Northern Dimension in light of EU enlargement. I see the ND as a means to develop the current and future Union by concentrating...
08.06.2000|Foreign Ministry

Main guidelines of Estonia’s foreign policy

Address by Toomas Hendrik Ilves, Minister of Foreign Affairs, on behalf of the Government of Estonia to the Riigikogu, 8 June 2000. Honoured Mr Speaker, Honourable members of the Riigikogu. As a matter of tradition, twice a year the Foreign Minister gives an account to the...
25.05.2000|Foreign Ministry

Remarks by Minister Ilves at the Euro-Atlantic Partnership Council

Toomas Hendrik Ilves, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Estonia 25 May 2000, Florence Mr. Chairman, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, Let me begin by welcoming another new EAPC and PfP partner country around this table – Croatia. Croatia’s participation in EAPC is a most...

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