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13.02.2019|Foreign Ministry

How media can help integration in diverse societies

Lamberto Zannier High Commissioner on National Minorities of the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) Today marks the launch of the “Tallinn Guidelines on National Minorities and the Media in the Digital Age”- issued by my Institution, the OSCE High Commissioner on...
12.02.2019|Foreign Ministry

Foreign Minister Mikser in his annual foreign policy speech: the influence of small states grows through cooperation

Estonian Foreign Minister Sven Mikser held the annual speech on foreign policy at the Riigikogu on Tuesday 12 February, outlining the challenges facing Estonian foreign policy, and highlighting solutions that would help protect and promote the rules-based order as well as serve Estonian foreign...
12.02.2019|Foreign Ministry

The presentation of the Government at the foreign policy debate in Riigikogu

The presentation of the Government at the foreign policy debate in Riigikogu Foreign Minister Sven Mikser Honourable Chair, honourable Riigikogu, dear guests, Let me begin by looking back in history. In addition to celebrating the centenary of the birth of the Republic of Estonia, last...
11.02.2019|Foreign Ministry

Mikser to the Armenian Foreign Minister: we hope Armenia continues with reforms

On Friday 8 February, Estonian Foreign Minister Sven Mikser met in Tallinn with his Armenian counterpart Zohrab Mnatsakanyan, who is on an official visit to Estonia. Mikser welcomed the fact that cooperation between the two countries and the relations between the European Union and Armenia are...
06.02.2019|Foreign Ministry

Swedish experts share their experiences as a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council

On 6 February, a discussion about the UN is held at the Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and it will also look at Estonia’s role in the organisation. “Estonia has been a member of the UN since 1991 and has grown with this largest international organisation,” said Margus Kolga, who is...
05.02.2019|Foreign Ministry

Foreign Minister Sven Mikser begins his visit in the United States

Estonian Foreign Minister Sven Mikser is on a visit to the United States. On Wednesday 6 February, the Foreign Minister will attend the meeting of foreign ministers of the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS, where the agenda includes the state of play in anti-terrorist operations in Syria and...
04.02.2019|Foreign Ministry

Foreign Minister Mikser: Estonia recognises Juan Guaidó as President ad interim of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela

Statement by Foreign Minister Sven Mikser  The people of Venezuela have an inalienable right to freely and democratically choose their leaders and make decisions about their own future. The presidential elections last May in Venezuela were neither free nor fair, and were not in accordance...
02.02.2019|Foreign Ministry

Foreign Minister Sven Mikser speech to celebrate the anniversary of the Treaty of Tartu

Ladies and gentlemen, Today, as we remember the Estonian War of Independence and the Treaty of Tartu that ended it, allow me to look at the past but also touch upon the present and what lies ahead. It is symbolic that the centenary celebrations of Estonian statehood that began as early as a year...
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02.02.2019|Foreign Ministry

Mikser: The Treaty of Tartu laid the groundwork for recognising Estonia as an independent state

Estonian Foreign Minister Sven Mikser described the events of the Treaty of Tartu as a historical feat of the diplomacy of the young Estonian state. “Estonian independence and its diplomatic recognition was achieved by navigating the conflicting interests of major powers. Success required nothing...
01.02.2019|Foreign Ministry

Estonia's UN Security Council campaign delegation's high level meetings in Kingdom of eSwatini

Mr. Hannes Hanso, a member of the Advisory Committee of the President of Estonia, a Member of Estonian Parliament and the Chairman of the National Defence Committee, continued his visit to the Southern African region with a stay in the Kingdom of eSwatini on 27-30 January 2019. In 2018, the former...

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