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Weekly Schedule

Weekly schedule (16.07.2018 - 22.07.2018)

Foreign Ministry
Monday, 16. July 2018

16.07 Foreign Minister Sven Mikser will be in Brussels for the EU Foreign Affairs Council to discuss the Eastern Partnership and prepare for the Eastern Partnership ministerial meeting foreseen in October. The council will also discuss Libya and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK). More information: http://www.consilium.europa.eu/en/meetings/fac/2018/07/16/


On the same day, Mikser will also attend the EU – CELAC (Community of Latin American and Caribbean States) ministerial meeting to discuss relations between the regions and cooperation in global forums. Foreign Minister Mikser will meet with the foreign ministers of Colombia, Uruguay and Suriname in the margins of the event. More information: http://www.consilium.europa.eu/et/meetings/international-ministerial-mee...


17.07 - 9.08 Foreign Minister Sven Mikser will be on vacation.


18.07 Undersecretary for European Affairs Matti Maasikas will participate in a panel debate at the event “Investing in the Future of Europe” hosted by the European Movement International and the European Investment Bank.
More information: https://europeanmovement.eu/event/investing-in-the-future-of-europe-tallinn


20.07 Undersecretary for European Affairs Matti Maasikas will be in Brussels for the EU General Affairs Council (Art. 50) where the council will discuss the state of play of the Brexit negotiations.



Cultural events abroad:

16.07 Estonian ensemble Hortus Musicus will perform at the music festival "Ogrody Muzyczne"/"Musical Gardens" in Warsaw. The concert is organised by Eesti Kontsert and the Estonian Embassy in Warsaw and is part of the Estonia 100 programme. More information: http://www.ogrodymuzyczne.pl/program/16-vii/; https://www.ev100.ee/et/hortus-musicus-18-muusikaafestivalil-muusikaaiad...


17.07 Discussions on Estonia will take place as part of the SuomiAreena public debate forum in Finland. Participants in the discussions (in Finnish) are former prime ministers Anneli Jäätteenmäki and Taavi Rõivas, writers Sirpa Kähkönen and Jaak Jõerüüt, politicians Rein Lang and Mikael Jungner, and activist Maryan Abdulkarim. Live coverage of the discussions will be available here: https://suomiareena.fi/ 
Music festival Pori Jazz will take place at the same time as the SuomiAreena debate forum. Estonian musicians Kadri Voorand, Mihkel Mälgand, Joel Remmel Trio and Erki Pärnoja will perform on 17 July to mark 100th anniversary of Estonia.


21.07 Estonian Day festival will take place in the Minsk town hall square to mark the 100th anniversary of Estonia. Estonian folk musician Kihnu Virve, concert band Kalev, dance group Lee, men’s choir from Pärnu, national cultural ensemble Kirmas and concert band Saxon will perform at the festival. The festival coincides with the opening of the photo exhibition of A. Adamson titled “100 homes of Pärnu” at the National Art Museum of Belarus. The festival is organised by the Estonian cultural association in Belarus and the center of national cultures at the Ministry of Culture of Belarus in cooperation with the Estonian Embassy in Minsk. 


More information:

Liisa Toots
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Media Adviser, Communication Department
liisa.toots@mfa.ee
+372 637 7628

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