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01.04.2021|Foreign Ministry

Government adopts Foreign Ministry’s proposal for establishing a development cooperation centre

Today 1 April, the government adopted the proposal to establish an international centre for development cooperation of Estonia. The task of the proposed foundation is to implement international development cooperation and humanitarian aid projects, and its goal is to become a centre of excellence...
01.04.2021|Foreign Ministry

Updated information about restrictions on movement for passengers arriving in Estonia between 5 and 11 April 2021

According to the 1 April decision of the Government of Estonia, the people travelling from Lithuania, Latvia, Finland and the United Kingdom will be subject to the same rules that apply to travel from other European countries. This means that starting from 5 April, a restriction on the freedom of...
31.03.2021|Foreign Ministry

Foreign minister approves the country strategy for the development cooperation of Estonia and Moldova

The country strategy 2021-2024 focuses on bolstering the development of democracy and good governance, supporting entrepreneurship in rural areas and advancing education. Moldova has been a priority country for Estonia’s development cooperation since 2006. “Over these 15 years, Estonia has...
31.03.2021|Foreign Ministry

Foreign minister approves the country strategy for the development cooperation of Estonia and Moldova

The country strategy 2021-2024 focuses on bolstering the development of democracy and good governance, supporting entrepreneurship in rural areas and advancing education. Moldova has been a priority country for Estonia’s development cooperation since 2006. “Over these 15 years, Estonia has...
Eva-Maria Liimets
30.03.2021|Foreign Ministry

Foreign Minister Liimets: Estonia allocates €1.3 million for humanitarian aid in Syria

Today 30 March, Foreign Minister Eva-Maria Liimets attended the video conference on the future of Syria, announcing that between 2021 and 2022, Estonia would allocate €1.3 million to mitigate the humanitarian consequences of the Syrian conflict. The decade-long conflict in Syria has led to a...
30.03.2021|Foreign Ministry

Statement by H.E. Mrs. Eva-Maria Liimets, Foreign Minister of Estonia, at the Brussels V Conference Supporting the Future of Syria and the Region

Excellences, dear colleagues, This month we mark the 10th anniversary of the tragedy of the Syrian people. Unfortunately, ten years since the start of peaceful protests in Syria, where forceful crackdowns turned into a full-scale civil war, we still do not see the light at the end of the tunnel....
29.03.2021|Foreign Ministry

Estonia supports humanitarian aid reaching Syria

Today 29 March, Foreign Minister Eva-Maria Liimets participated in a high-level video meeting of the UN Security Council, which focused on the humanitarian situation in Syria. The meeting was chaired by US Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken. The conflict in Syria is in its tenth year and the war...
29.03.2021|Foreign Ministry

Statement by Foreign Minister of Estonia Mrs. Eva-Maria Liimets at UN Security Council VTC meeting on the Humanitarian Situation in Syria

I would like to thank briefers for their valuable insight. Also, I would like to extend gratitude to humanitarian workers on the frontlines in Syria, who continue to provide aid to millions of people. This month we mark the 10th anniversary of the tragedy of the Syrian people. Unfortunately, a...
26.03.2021|Foreign Ministry

Foreign minister recognised Estonia’s longest-serving honorary consul Jaak Treiman

Estonia’s honorary consul in Los Angeles Jaak Treiman took up his duties even before the restoration of Estonia’s independence and has worked as an honorary consul for 35 years – longer than any of his colleagues. “I am extremely happy to thank and recognise our colleague Jaak Treiman for his...
26.03.2021|Foreign Ministry

Foreign Minister Liimets: the common voice of Nordic-Baltic states is strong

Today 26 March, Foreign Minister Eva-Maria Liimets attended a video meeting of Nordic and Baltic foreign ministers (NB8). The ministers discussed the COVID-19 situation, post-pandemic recovery, and regional and global topics. Foreign Minister Liimets said she was glad about the continued close NB8...

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