7.06.2019 Estonia was elected for the position of a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council for 2020-2021.
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Estonia believes that all UN members should have the opportunity to participate in creating stability and security through Security Council membership.
Estonia, a small country, will bring a small state perspective and act as an advocate for their common interests in the activities of the Security Council.
Estonia, an innovative nation, is committed to sharing its experience and best practices in efficient governance and creative e-solutions.
Estonia will strive towards greater accountability, coherence, and transparency of the Council’s activities through increased inclusiveness and targeted action.
Estonia underscores that conflict prevention needs more attention and resources within the UN system, and will work towards increased Security Council efforts dedicated to this end.
Estonia advocates responsibility, a key premise for the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals that are vital to drive economic growth, eradicate poverty and preserve the environment.
Estonia believes that everyone has the right to respect and dignity, and will continue to actively participate in peacekeeping, invest in development and provide humanitarian aid.