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24.09.2021|Foreign Ministry

Foreign Minister Liimets: addressing Afghanistan requires dialogue with Central Asian countries

On Thursday 23 September, Foreign Minister Eva-Maria Liimets had bilateral meetings with the foreign ministers of Georgia, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Saudi Arabia and Belarus during the UN General Assembly. During the week, Liimets had 17 bilateral meetings in New York with representatives of various...
23.09.2021|Foreign Ministry

Foreign Minister Liimets: addressing global concerns requires a joint approach

On Wednesday 22 September, Foreign Minister Eva-Maria Liimets and President Kersti Kaljulaid attended the meeting of the presidents of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania with the Secretary-General of the UN António Guterres. She also took part in an event organised by Denmark and the International Peace...
22.09.2021|Foreign Ministry

Estonia and Sweden sign a joint declaration on development cooperation in Ukraine

Today 22 September, Estonia and Sweden signed a joint declaration on development cooperation in Ukraine. This autumn, the Estonian School of Diplomacy will launch a development cooperation project financed by the Swedish Institute and the Estonian Foreign Ministry, providing training and...
22.09.2021|Foreign Ministry

Foreign Minister Liimets discusses digital development in New York

Yesterday 21 September, Foreign Minister Eva-Maria Liimets attended the opening of the 76th session of the UN General Assembly, followed by bilateral meetings with the ministers of Algeria, Côte d’Ivoire, Egypt, Rwanda and Serbia, the united opposition of Syria and the Ambassador of Afghanistan...
21.09.2021|Foreign Ministry

Foreign Minister Liimets at the UN: the situation in Afghanistan and the protection of children's rights are Estonia's priorities

Foreign Minister Eva-Maria Liimets, who is in New York for the opening week of the UN General Assembly’s 76th session, had several meetings on Monday focused on the situation in Afghanistan and the protection of children’s rights. She met with Virginia Gamba, the Special Representative of the...
20.09.2021|Foreign Ministry

Foreign Minister Liimets attends the high-level opening week of the UN General Assembly

From 20 to 24 September, Foreign Minister Eva-Maria Liimets attends the opening week of the 76th session of the UN General Assembly that brings together heads of state and government, ministers and representatives of international organisations from across the world. The United Nations was...
17.09.2021|Foreign Ministry

The UN Security Council votes on the extension of the UN mission in Afghanistan

Today 17 September, Estonia and Norway are coordinating a vote on the extension of the mandate of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA). “The stable and peaceful future of Afghanistan is possible only through a broad and inclusive political agreement between different...
15.09.2021|Foreign Ministry

Liimets at the Nordic-Baltic and Visegrád group ministerial meeting: close regional cooperation supports our people and economy

Foreign Minister Eva-Maria Liimets attended the meetings of Nordic and Baltic (NB8) and Visegrád group (V4) foreign ministers in Finland on 14-15 September. NB8 and V4 foreign ministers discussed the continued impact of the COVID-19 crisis on the people and economies of our countries as well as...
Veikko Kala and Isaac Herzog
15.09.2021|Foreign Ministry

Estonian ambassador to Israel presents his credentials

Yesterday 14 September, Estonia’s new ambassador to Israel Veikko Kala presented his credentials to Israel’s President Isaac Herzog in Jerusalem. In a conversation following the ceremony, Kala and Herzog highlighted the digitalisation of public sector services as a topic of mutual interest and...
13.09.2021|Foreign Ministry

Estonia allocates €50 000 to mitigate the humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan

At the high-level meeting on Afghanistan held today 13 September in Geneva, Foreign Minister Eva-Maria Liimets announced Estonia’s plan to allocate €50 000 via the International Committee of the Red Cross to mitigate the humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan. In her video statement at the meeting,...

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