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08.10.2018|Foreign Ministry

Foreign Minister Mikser: Legal amendments made to strengthen foreign service

The Government of the Republic approved the draft of the Foreign Service Act Amendment Act. Reducing bureaucracy and the administrative burden is one of the important objectives of the amendment of the Foreign Service Act. “The present version of the Foreign Service Act must be amended - we...
05.10.2018|Foreign Ministry

Estonia’s new Ambassador to UNESCO presents credentials

On Thursday, 4 October, Estonia’s permanent representative to UNESCO Alar Streimann presented his credentials to Director-General of UNESCO Audrey Azoulay. After the ceremony, Ambassador Streimann stressed UNESCO’s importance on many issues close to Estonia. “Estonia values UNESCO’s role in...
04.10.2018|Foreign Ministry

Foreign Minister Mikser: Estonia supports the UK and the Netherlands in standing up against irresponsible cyber attacks

Statement by Foreign Minister Sven Mikser: "Today we have seen confirmations of serious instances of trying to undermine stability in cyberspace. Estonia supports the assessment revealed by the UK National Cyber Security Centre identifying a campaign by the Russian military intelligence service GRU...
04.10.2018|Foreign Ministry

Estonia’s new Ambassador to Hungary Kristi Karelsohn presents credentials

Yesterday, on 3 October, the new Estonian Ambassador to Hungary, Kristi Karelsohn, presented her credentials to the President of Hungary, János Áder, in Budapest. After the ceremony, Áder and Karelsohn welcomed the re-openings of embassies in Tallinn and Budapest and expressed hope that it...
Foto: Vanuatu presidendi kantselei
03.10.2018|Foreign Ministry

Estonian Ambassador to Vanuatu Andres Unga presents credentials

Yesterday, on October 2, Estonian Ambassador to Australia Andres Unga, residing in Canberra, presented his credentials to the President of the Republic of Vanuatu, Tallis Obed Moses. After the ceremony, Ambassador Unga and President Moses discussed e-governance, cyber cooperation and environmental...
03.10.2018|Foreign Ministry

Estonian economic diplomats want to focus on the practical side of business diplomacy

A conference of economic diplomats will be held in Tallinn on 1 and 2 October, where Estonian economic diplomats will hold discussions with representatives of the e-Estonia Showroom, Enterprise Estonia, the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications, the Estonian Chamber of Commerce and...
Ambassador Ruth Lausma Luik and President of Portugal Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa
02.10.2018|Foreign Ministry

Estonian Ambassador to Portugal Ruth Lausma Luik presents credentials

Yesterday, on October 1, Estonia’s new Ambassador to Portugal Ruth Lausma Luik presented her credentials to President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa in Lisbon. After the ceremony, President Rebelo de Sousa and Ambassador Lausma Luik discussed opportunities to further strengthen relations between...
01.10.2018|Foreign Ministry

Estonian expert to advise Palestinian Civil Police

Today, on 1 October, Estonian expert Rainer Koor joined the European Union Police Mission for the Palestinian Territories EUPOL COPPS to advise the Palestinian Civil Police on strengthening and updating its training system. Koor was appointed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Estonia....
29.09.2018|Foreign Ministry

Foreign Minister Mikser offers condolences to Indonesia

Foreign Minister Sven Mikser offered condolences to the families of the victims of a powerful earthquake and tsunami that hit the Indonesian island of Sulawesi. “I offer my sincere condolences to the families and loved ones of the victims and I wish a speedy recovery to those who are injured,”...
28.09.2018|Foreign Ministry

Estonia and Chad establish diplomatic relations

Minister of Foreign Affairs of Estonia Sven Mikser and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Chad Mahamat Zene Cherif established diplomatic relations between the two countries during their meeting at the UN General Assembly. “Although Estonia and Chad are quite far from each other geographically,...


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