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19.01.2012|Foreign Ministry

Statement by H.E.Tiina Intelmann, Ambassador-at-Large for International Criminal Court, President of the Assembly of States Parties to the International Criminal Court

UN Security Council open debate on the Rule of Law 19 January 2012 At the outset let me congratulate South Africa for organizing this debate. Estonia aligns itself with the statement by the representative of the European Union. Estonia welcomes the increased focus that the UN is placing on the...
18.01.2012|Foreign Ministry

Address by Foreign Minister Urmas Paet at the conference on the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region

Tallinn University Dear participants, In our cultural and political history, appeals for us to be Europeans in addition to Estonians have quite a long and interesting history. However, the exchanges of ideas in our society on what lies between these two positions have been fewer and less regular...
09.12.2011|Foreign Ministry

Address by Foreign Minister Urmas Paet at the Internet Freedom Conference in the Hague

Dear colleagues, Excellencies, ladies and gentlemen, Freedom and security on the Internet have evolved into some of the greatest global challenges. I would like to thank the Dutch Minister for calling a conference on this important issue and appreciate the interventions by all the distinguished...
31.10.2011|Foreign Ministry


Address by Marten Kokk Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Permanent Representative of the Republic of Estonia to UNESCO   Mrs. President of the General Assembly, Mrs. President of the Executive Board, Mrs. Director-General, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, I would like to...
13.10.2011|Foreign Ministry

Opening remarks by Foreign Minister Urmas Paet at the 18th BSSSC* Annual Conference

"Qualifying the Region for the Future - Implementing the EU Baltic Sea Strategy" 13 October 2010, Tallinn Ladies and Gentlemen, First of all, I would like to heartily welcome you all to our wonderful city and to this most up-to-date conference with respect to the development of our...
04.10.2011|Foreign Ministry

Estonian Statement at the 62nd Session of the Executive Committee of the High Commissioner’s Programme

Geneva, October 4-th, 2011 Mr. Chairperson, Mr. High Commissioner, Excellencies, Delegates, My delegation thanks the Chairperson and the High Commissioner for their commendable leadership and opening statements to which we listened very attentively. Mr. Chair, This year has continued to...
22.09.2011|Foreign Ministry

Statement by Ms. Eve-Külli Kala, Estonian Ambassador to the International Atomic Energy Agency

55th General Conference of the IAEA, Vienna, September 2011 Mr President, On behalf of the Estonian delegation, I would like to join the previous speakers in congratulating you on your election as President of the 55th General Conference. I would like to assure you of our full support in your...
15.09.2011|Foreign Ministry

After 20 years. By Audronius Ažubalis, Ģirts Valdis Kristovskis and Urmas Paet

15.09.2011 / European Voice The foreign ministers of the Baltic states reflect on 20 years of independence and on their countries' evolving foreign policy. This year marks the 20th anniversary of the international recognition of the restored independence of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. The...
08.06.2011|Foreign Ministry

Address by Foreign Minister Urmas Paet on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the restoration of diplomatic relations between Norway and Estonia (Latvia and Lithuania) in Oslo

Kjære Norske venner (Dear Norwegian friends), Dear colleagues, Takk for sist , Jonas and let me first thank you for bringing us together on this very special occasion. After all, what greater joy is there for a small country than the freedom it fought for and longed for over the course of...
07.06.2011|Foreign Ministry

Address by Foreign Minister Urmas Paet at the 16th Council of the Baltic Sea States (CBSS) Ministerial Session in Oslo

Dear Colleagues, Ladies and Gentlemen It is always good to be in Oslo and to discuss the challenges standing before our region in such an inspiring and informal atmosphere. I would also like to thank our good hosts for a successful chairmanship and to wish much strength to Germany’s...


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