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09.01.2019|Foreign Ministry

Anonymous street artist Edward von Lõngus wins Foreign Ministry Culture Award

Today, 9 January, Foreign Minister Sven Mikser presented the 2018 Culture Award of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to street artist Edward von Lõngus for his digital street art project ‘(R)estart Reality’. Handing over the award, Minister Mikser emphasised the important role that cultural...
23.12.2018|Foreign Ministry

Foreign Minister Mikser offers condolences to families of Indonesia tsunami victims

Foreign Minister Sven Mikser has offered condolences to his Indonesian colleague H.E. Ms Retno Lestari Priansari Marsudi following a deadly tsunami that hit the coastline of the Sunda Strait. „My thoughts are with the loved ones of the victims and everyone affected by this natural disaster,...
20.12.2018|Foreign Ministry

Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration - Explanation of Vote by ESTONIA (after the vote) by Ambassador Sven Jürgenson

Madame President, Allow me, first, to commend the work of the co-facilitators Ambassador Gómez Camacho and Ambassador Lauber as well as the Special Representative of the Secretary General, Ms Louise Arbour for their leadership in this process. Migration is a global phenomenon that requires...
19.12.2018|Foreign Ministry

UN General Assembly adopts Global Compact for Migration

Today, on 19 December, the UN General Assembly adopted the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration. A total of 154 countries, including Estonia, supported the compact. 5 UN Member States voted against. Estonia was represented at the UN General Assembly by Estonian Ambassador to the...
19.12.2018|Foreign Ministry

Mikser to the Chairman of the Parliament of Georgia: our friendship remains strong

Today, Foreign Minister Sven Mikser met with the Chairman of the Parliament of Georgia Irakli Kobakhidze to reaffirm Estonia’s continuing support for Georgia on its path towards the EU and NATO. “The friendship between our countries remains strong. We enjoy excellent cooperation in the fields...
18.12.2018|Foreign Ministry

UN General Assembly adopts resolution that affirms Global Compact on Refugees

Yesterday, on 17 December, the UN General Assembly adopted a resolution on the Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees regarding questions relating to refugees, returnees and displaced persons and humanitarian questions that among other things affirms the global compact on...
Estonian ambassador Väino Reinart and Emperor of Japan Akihito. ©️Kunaicho/Imperial Household Agency
14.12.2018|Foreign Ministry

Estonia’s new ambassador to Japan presents credentials to Emperor Akihito

Väino Reinart, Estonia’s new ambassador to Japan, presented his credentials to Emperor Akihito in a formal ceremony in the Tokyo Imperial Palace on Thursday, 13 December. In the discussion that followed the ceremony, Ambassador Väino Reinart extended the heartfelt greetings of Kersti Kaljulaid,...
13.12.2018|Foreign Ministry

Estonian Ambassador to Luxembourg Toomas Tirs presents credentials

On Wednesday, 12 December, Estonia’s new Ambassador to the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg Toomas Tirs presented his credentials to Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg. Ambassador Tirs resides in Brussels. In the discussion that followed the ceremony, Ambassador Tirs and Grand Duke Henri affirmed the...
12.12.2018|Foreign Ministry

Foreign Minister Mikser offers condolences to French counterpart

Foreign Minister Sven Mikser has offered condolences to French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian following the shooting in Strasbourg. “I offer my sincere condolences to the families and friends of the victims and wish a speedy recovery to those injured,” Mikser writes in the letter to his...

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