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Estonia’s new ambassador to the OECD presented his credentials

10. September 2019 - 17:34

Today 10 September, Clyde Kull, the new Estonian Ambassador to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) presented his credentials to the Secretary-General of the OECD Angel Gurría at the organisation’s headquarters in Paris.

Following the presentation ceremony, Ambassador Kull and Secretary-General Gurría discussed the challenges faced by the OECD in the field of information technology. “The OECD continues to be one of the most important international organisations for ensuring sustainable development. The OECD’s in-depth analyses and the advice it provides to countries in the fields of automation, digital transformation, and artificial intelligence help us ensure the sustainable and environment-friendly development of the economy,” Ambassador Kull said.

They also discussed ways in which Estonia could share its experience in e-governance and education with the OECD.

Clyde Kull was born in 1959 in Võru and graduated from the Moscow State Institute of International Relations. He has worked in the Estonian foreign service since 1991. In 1992-1996, he was the Estonian Ambassador to Belgium and Estonia’s Permanent Representative to NATO, in 1992-1997, Kull represented Estonia in the European Union in Brussels, from 2000 to 2004 at the UN headquarters and other international organisations in Geneva, and from 2004 to 2008, he served as the Estonian Ambassador to Germany. From 2012 to 2019, Kull was the Deputy Permanent Representative of Estonia to the European Union and Estonia’s representative at the Committee of Permanent Representatives. Ambassador Kull has been appointed Estonia’s Ambassador to France and he resides in Paris.

Ambassador Clyde Kull speaks English, French, German, Swedish, Finnish and Russian.

Photos: https://flic.kr/s/aHsmGRxssW

Additional information:

Britta Tarvis
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Estonia
Communication Department
britta.tarvis@mfa.ee
+372 637 7627 / +372 5194 7045

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