Honourable President of the Republic, honourable President Arnold Rüütel, President and members of the Riigikogu, ministers, ambassadors, Commander of the Defence Forces, ladies and gentlemen!
Today, 2 February 2017, marks the 97th anniversary of the day when a historic peace treaty was signed...
Hamburg, December 8-9, 2016
Mr. Chairman, Excellences, Ladies and Gentlemen,
It has been a year full of challenges and I would like to pay tribute to my German colleague for his good work throughout this year. Hopefully the discussions in Hamburg will lead us to more cooperation at the OSCE...
Strasbourg, 11 October 2016
Distinguished members of the Parliamentary Assembly,
Ladies and gentlemen,
I am honoured to address this Assembly in my capacity as Chairman of the Committee of Ministers. The written activity report on the progress achieved under the...
Opinion piece in Svenska Dagbladet 30 August 2016 by Margot Wallström, Marina Kaljurand, Linas Linkevičius, and Edgars Rinkēvičs.
We foreign ministers from Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Sweden are gathered here today in Stockholm to commemorate the fact that it is 25 years since we re-...
Today we celebrate the 25th anniversary of the restoration of the Republic of Estonia. Surely many of you remember the anxious days in August 1991. Today 25 years ago the Supreme Council of the Republic of Estonia functioning as a parliament adopted the Resolution on the national...
Closing remarks by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Estonia and Chair of the Committee of Ministers of the CoE,
H.E. Mrs. Marina Kaljurand
Dear members of the Council of Europe Gender Equality Commission, and Chairperson Mr. Sergiy Kyslytsya,
Director General of Democracy, Ms Snežana...
Parliamentary Assembly, Committee on Legal Affairs and Human Rights, Meeting of 21 June 2016
Exchange of views on the Venice Commission’s “Rule of Law Checklist”
Ladies and gentlemen, distinguished members of the Committee, excellences,
It is my honour and pleasure, as the Foreign...
Strasbourg, 21 June 2016
Honourable President of the Parliamentary Assembly,
Dear Secretary General,
Distinguished Members of the Parliamentary Assembly,
Ladies and Gentlemen,
I am honoured to speak in front of the Assembly for the first time today, having...
Meetings of the Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly,
Tallinn, 26 and 27 May 2016
Honourable President of the Parliamentary Assembly Mr. Agramunt,
Honourable Speaker Nestor
Dear Secretary General, Dear Gabriela
Honourable Members of the Standing Committee,
Dear Secretary General, Chairperson-in-Office,
Excellencies, Ladies and gentlemen,
It has been just one week and one day when Estonia took over the Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe from Bulgaria in Sofia.
Many of our priorities during our Chairmanship...