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31.01.2019|Foreign Ministry

Estonia's UN Security Council campaign delegation's high level meetings in Lesotho

Mr. Hannes Hanso, a member of the Advisory Committee of the President of Estonia, a Member of Estonian Parliament and the Chairman of the National Defence Committee, continued his visit to the Southern African region with a stay in the Kingdom of Lesotho on 24-26 January 2019. The delegation,...
30.01.2019|Foreign Ministry

Estonia's UN Security Council campaign delegation's high level meetings in Republic of South Africa

Mr. Hannes Hanso, a member of the Advisory Committee of the President of the Republic of Estonia, a Member of Estonian Parliament and the Chairman of the National Defence Committee, started his visit to the Southern African region on 21st January 2019, during which Republic of South Africa, the...
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29.01.2019|Foreign Ministry

Foreign Minister Mikser: we must increase the visibility of Estonian development cooperation and humanitarian aid

The future of Estonian development cooperation was discussed at the public session of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Riigikogu on Tuesday 29 January. According to Foreign Minister Sven Mikser, Estonia should increase the visibility of its development cooperation and humanitarian aid in the...
29.01.2019|Foreign Ministry

International Year of Indigenous Languages launched at UNESCO headquarters in Paris

According to a UN General Assembly resolution, 2019 is the International Year of Indigenous Languages. The thematic year is officially launched on Monday 28 January 2019 at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris and at the UN General Assembly in New York on 1 February 2019. The aims of the...
28.01.2019|Foreign Ministry

Estonian businesses are increasingly relying on the help of embassies and diplomats

On Monday 28 January, Estonian Foreign Minister Sven Mikser briefed the Economic Development Committee of the government on the outcomes of business diplomacy of the past year, plans for the current year and long-term goals until 2030. The work of diplomats and foreign representations over the past...
28.01.2019|Foreign Ministry

The annual contest announced for the Joint Award for the Promotion of the Latvian and Estonian Languages

The Ministries of Foreign Affairs of Latvia and Estonia are pleased to announce the contest for the annual Latvian and Estonian Language Promotion Award (Languages Award). In accordance with the Award Regulations, a translation, a piece of research, or a Latvian language teacher in Estonia or an...
25.01.2019|Foreign Ministry

Estonia opens honorary consulate in San Diego

At a formal ceremony held on Thursday 24 January, the Secretary General of the Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Rainer Saks opened the Estonian honorary consulate in San Diego. Estonian Ambassador to the United States Jonatan Vseviov and Consul General Kairi Künka also took part in the ceremony...
22.01.2019|Foreign Ministry

Mikser highlighted the benefits of e-governance to his African Union counterparts

Estonian Foreign Minister Sven Mikser participated in the meeting of foreign ministers of the European Union and the African Union that was held in Brussels on Tuesday 22 January and focused on political and security cooperation, trade, investments and economic integration, as well as international...
22.01.2019|Foreign Ministry

Mikser encouraged ASEAN states to adopt digital solutions

Estonian Foreign Minister Sven Mikser took part in the 22nd ministerial meeting of the European Union and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), held in Brussels on 21 January. At the meeting he affirmed Estonian support for the EU plan to elevate relations with ASEAN to the level of a...
21.01.2019|Foreign Ministry

EU foreign ministers stressed the importance of combatting disinformation

Meeting in Brussels on Monday 21 January as part of the Foreign Affairs Council, the foreign ministers of the European Union discussed the action plan on the fight against disinformation, focusing on its external aspects. “Last week, when Facebook removed more than 300 sites and accounts...

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