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30.09.2019|Foreign Ministry

UfM conference takes place in Tallinn to strengthen digital transformation and digital skills for the future

Today’s UfM Conference on Digital Transformation and Digital Skills for the Future, which took place in the Estonian capital Tallinn, marked an important step towards the Union for the Mediterranean’s engagement with the rapidly shifting technological landscape whose character is essentially...
26.09.2019|Foreign Ministry

Foreign Minister Urmas Reinsalu: crimes against humanity must be condemned uncompromisingly

On Wednesday 25 September, Foreign Minister Urmas Reinsalu spoke at an UN General Assembly side event organised by Denmark and focused on the contribution of small and medium countries to peace and security. The Foreign Minister also attended a dinner organised by the United States where the focus...
25.09.2019|Foreign Ministry

Estonian Ambassador to India presented her credentials

Today 25 September, Estonian Ambassador to India Katrin Kivi presented her credentials to the President of the Republic of India Ram Nath Kovind. At the discussion following the presentation ceremony, Ambassador Kivi and President Kovind reaffirmed the good relations between their countries. The...
25.09.2019|Foreign Ministry

Foreign Minister Urmas Reinsalu: next year’s budget focuses on developing our foreign service and protecting our entrepreneurs

Foreign Minister Urmas Reinsalu said that the draft budget for 2020, approved by the government yesterday, strongly supports Estonia’s foreign policy objectives and places greater emphasis on serving entrepreneurs on foreign markets. “We are going into next year with new possibilities and...
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24.09.2019|Foreign Ministry

Foreign Minister Reinsalu: small states have a very important role in world politics

On Monday 23 September, Foreign Minister Urmas Reinsalu gave a speech at Columbia University in New York, highlighting the valuable of role of small states and the importance of the international rules-based order for ensuring peace and security. The Foreign Minister also attended a discussion on...
24.09.2019|Foreign Ministry

Joint Statement on Advancing Responsible State Behavior in Cyberspace

Information technology is transforming modern life, driving innovation and productivity, facilitating the sharing of ideas, of cultures, and promoting free expression. Its benefits have brought the global community closer together than ever before in history.  Even as we recognize the myriad...
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23.09.2019|Foreign Ministry

Reinsalu and Ratas commemorated the 75th anniversary of the great refugee flight and the 30th anniversary of the Baltic Way in New York

New York Estonian House, 22 September 2019 - Prime Minister Jüri Ratas and Foreign Minister Urmas Reinsalu, along with the Lithuanian Finance Minister Vilius Šapoka and Latvian Ambassador to the UN Andrejs Pildegovics, welcomed the local Estonian, Latvian and Lithuanian communities in the New York...
22.09.2019|Foreign Ministry

The Foreign Minister attends dozens of meetings during the UN General Assembly week

Between 23 and ‪26 September‬, Foreign Minister Urmas Reinsalu participates in the 74th session of the UN General Assembly in New York, U.S.A., attending dozens of bilateral meetings and discussions. The Foreign Minister will also give a lecture at Columbia University. ‪On Sunday evening‬, the...
19.09.2019|Foreign Ministry

Estonia was elected to the Board of Governors of the International Atomic Energy Agency for 2019-2021

At today’s general conference of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Estonia was elected a member of the Board of Governors of the IAEA for the first time. According to Foreign Minister Urmas Reinsalu, this is an important achievement because Estonia will get a chance to have a say in...
17.09.2019|Foreign Ministry

Estonian entrepreneurs open up new opportunities in Jordan and Lebanon

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Estonian entrepreneurs from various sectors are on a visit to Jordan and Lebanon this week. Their agenda includes meetings with ministries, business circles and international organisations. “The Middle East region and the...

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