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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,...
28.09.2018|Foreign Ministry

Estonia shares its e-governance experience with 170 countries

The President of Estonia, Kersti Kaljulaid, attended a high-level event on the side of the 73rd UN General Assembly, where Estonia and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) launched their cooperation project to support the development of e-governance. The cooperation project is a major...
27.09.2018|Foreign Ministry

Estonia opens Office of Honorary Consul in Tampere

On Thursday, 27 September, Undersecretary for Economic Development at the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications Viljar Lubi opened the Office of Estonian Honorary Consul in Tampere. Estonia's Ambassador to Finland Harri Tiido was also present at the formal opening ceremony. Jani...
26.09.2018|Foreign Ministry

Foreign Minister Mikser: Estonia to strengthen its foreign service

Foreign Minister Sven Mikser confirmed that the draft state budget for 2019 approved by the Government today will help strengthen the country’s foreign service and meet the objectives of Estonian foreign policy. “The aim of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs is to contribute to the stability of...
25.09.2018|Foreign Ministry

The 73rd session of the UN General Assembly opens

Foreign Minister Mikser and the Estonian delegation take part in the opening of the annual General Debate of the73rd session of the UN General Assembly. President-elect of the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés announced earlier that the general debate will focus...
24.09.2018|Foreign Ministry

First Estonian expert joins EU civilian mission EUCAP Sahel Mali

Today, on 24 September, Estonian expert Tiina Vahtras will begin work as an adviser on human rights and gender equality to the EU civilian mission EUCAP Sahel Mali. Vahtras was appointed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Estonia. The aim of the EUCAP Sahel Mali civilian mission is to help...
20.09.2018|Foreign Ministry

French foreign minister commended Estonia for its contribution to international security

Today, Foreign Minister Sven Mikser met with the French Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, Jean-Yves Le Drian, in Paris. Mikser and Le Drian reaffirmed the excellent relations between Estonia and France and discussed the security situation in Europe and beyond. “We highly appreciate...
20.09.2018|Foreign Ministry

Foreign Minister Mikser to meet with French counterpart Le Drian today

Foreign Minister Sven Mikser will be in Paris today to meet with the French Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs Jean-Yves Le Drian. They will discuss bilateral relations, defence cooperation, international security situation, transatlantic relations, and topical EU issues. “France is a...

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