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24.10.2017  The Accountability, Coherence and Transparency Group (ACT) lessons learned on the selection and appointment of the ninth Secretary-General of the United Nations
Take a look at the Accountability, Coherence and Transparency Group (ACT) lessons learned on the selection and appointment of the ninth Secretary-General of the United Nations. Estonia transmitted ...
21.09.2017  Statement by H.E. President Kersti Kajulaid at the Security Council Open Debate on the Reform of UN Peacekeeping
Mr President, Thank you for convening today's open debate. Estonia also aligns itself with the statement by the European Union. We remain committed to Sec Gen Guterres's reform agenda. Reforms should ...
21.09.2017  Mikser at the UN: states must contribute more to defending indigenous people
On 21 September Foreign Minister Sven Mikser said at the discussion on indigenous rights at the UN, organised by Estonia and the European Commission, that countries must contribute more to defending indigenous ...
19.09.2017  President Kaljulaid spoke at the UN about the world's conflict areas and Estonia's capacity to contribute to world security
President of the Republic, Kersti Kaljulaid, gave an address in New York on 19 September at the annual opening session of the United Nations General Assembly. The President's speech focused on conflict ...
19.09.2017  Mikser at the UN: important to build a strong child protection system
On September 19 Estonian Foreign Minister Sven Mikser took part in a discussion at the UN on combating violence against children. Organised in cooperation with the Maldives and Nigeria, the aim of the ...
18.09.2017  President Kaljulaid to participate in the UN General Assembly meetings in New York this week
President of the Republic, Kersti Kaljulaid, will this week go on a working visit to New York where she will take part in the annual UN General assembly. Apart from numerous bilateral meetings with other ...
13.09.2017  A High-Level Event on Ending Violence against Children
A High-Level Event on Ending Violence against Children Co-hosts: The Maldives, Estonia and Nigeria in partnership with the Office of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Violence against ...
12.09.2017  Side Event: Protecting the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: taking up the challenge in the context of the 2030 Agenda
Invitation to a UNGA72 side event organised by Estonia, the EU, the ILO, the Indigenous Peoples Major Group for SDGs and partners on "Protecting the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: taking up the challenge ...
12.09.2017  A High-Level Side Event: E-Governance – Partnerships for Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals
A High-Level Side Event co-organized by Estonia, Namibia, Colombia, the People´s Republic of Bangladesh and the United Nations Development Programme E-Governance – Partnerships for Achieving the Sustainable ...
29.08.2017  DPR Minna-Liina Lind made a statement at the Security Council Open Debate on the UN peacekeeping operations and their potential contribution to the overarching goal of sustaining peace
21.08.2017  Foreign Minister Mikser on World Humanitarian Day: no one should live in constant fear
On 19 August, World Humanitarian Day, Foreign Minister Sven Mikser reaffirmed the importance of humanitarian aid and Estonia’s support for the protection of civilian lives amidst armed conflicts. “No ...
17.08.2017  Invitation: exhibition “From Baltic Appeals to Baltic Membership in the United Nations 1965-1991” opening
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24.07.2017  ACT lessons learned on the selection and appointment of the ninth UN Secretary-General in 2015/2016
In 2014, ACT[1] started its work to increase the transparency, the inclusiveness, and the accountability of the process for selecting the next UN Secretary-General. The selection process, which ...
19.07.2017  PR Sven Jürgenson made a statement at the at the UN Security Council Open Debate on Peace and Security in Africa: Enhancing African Capacities
15.07.2017  Invitation to side event “Innovation and collaboration – a way forward in implementing Sustainable Development Goals in the global textile value chains”
14.07.2017  Estonia’s UN Security Council membership campaign kicks off
Yesterday, on 13 July, President of the Republic Kersti Kaljulaid officially launched Estonia’s campaign for non-permanent membership of the UN Security Council for 2020-2021 in New York. According ...
13.07.2017  President Kaljulaid: we need an operable and efficient United Nations
13.07.2017  Remarks by the President of Estonia Kersti Kaljulaid at the International Peace Institute "How small states can maximize their impact in global affairs"
13.07.2017  Address by the President of the Republic at the launch of Estonia´s candidacy for a non-permanent seat at the UN Security Council
13.07.2017  Estonia launches official campaign for non-permanent membership of the UN Security Council
Today, the official launch of Estonia’s campaign for non-permanent membership of the UN Security Council for 2020-2021 takes place in New York. The patron of the campaign is the President of the Republic, ...
11.07.2017  Advisory council responsible for contributing to Estonia’s campaign for a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council was convened by President Kaljulaid
13.06.2017  Invitation to Side Event "Existing and Emerging Cyber Threats: What We Can Do"
"Existing and Emerging Cyber Threats: What We Can Do" Monday, 19 June 2017 1:15 – 2:30 pm UNHQ, Conference Room 9 Co-organised by the Permanent Mission of Estonia and the Permanent Mission of Singapore With ...
08.06.2017  World Oceans Day: world oceans to receive an unprecedented protection plan
Today is World Oceans Day. Nearly 97% of the water in the world is made up by oceans and concern for them is growing. Due to climate change and population growth, the world oceans face difficult times. ...
02.06.2017  The ocean also needs the help of Estonians
Next week, leaders of all countries, marine researchers, and representatives of organisations related to the protection of the marine environment will gather in New York for the first time in history to ...
01.06.2017  Estonian Ambassador to chair UN General Assembly Economic and Financial Committee
On Wednesday, 31 May, the UN General Assembly elected Sven Jürgenson, the Permanent Representative of Estonia, as the Chair of the UN General Assembly Economic and Financial Committee (the Second Committee). ...
31.05.2017  Estonian Expert Advised UN E-government Working Group
E-Governance Academy expert Hannes Astok worked at the headquarters of the United Nations Development Programme from February to May to assist with the planning of e-governance projects in developing countries. ...
25.05.2017  DPR Minna-Liina Lind made a statement at the at the United Nations Security Council Open Debate on Protection of Civilians and Healthcare in Armed Conflict
24.05.2017  Undersecretary Reinart at UN: progress in financing for development requires implementation of good governance and rule of law
From 22-24 May, Undersecretary for Economic and Development Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Väino Reinart was in New York, taking part in the UN Economic and Social Council Forum on Financing ...
15.05.2017  PR Sven Jürgenson made a statement at the United Nations Security Council Open Debate on Sexual Violence in Conflict as Tactic of War and Terrorism
08.05.2017  PR Sven Jürgenson made a statement at the United Nations Security Council Open Arria Formula Meeting on International Cooperation in Criminal Matters within the Peace and Security Pillar
27.04.2017  Panel discussion "E-Governance as one of the key enablers in achieving the SDGs: lessons learned from Estonia, Moldova and Namibia"
3 May 2017; 1.15 – 2.30 Conference Room 8, UN Headquarters, New York As part of Estonia’s event series aimed at introducing e-governance to the larger UN membership, Estonia ...
21.04.2017  Estonian film "The Waterfowl People" at UNHQ
Come and see Estonian film "The Waterfowl People" on the 26th of April at 18:15 at the UNHQ. It is a documentary about the cultural and linguistic ties of the finno-ugric and samoyedic peoples. The ...
20.04.2017  DPR Minna-Liina Lind made a statement at the GA Debate on the Report of the Peacebuilding Commission on its 10th Session and on the Report of the Secretary-General on the Peacebuilding Fund
20.04.2017  Estonian Ambassador to UN Sven Jürgenson: preserving cultural diversity is our shared responsibility
Yesterday (19 April), Estonian Ambassador to the UN Sven Jürgenson opened the exhibition “Finno Ugric and Samoyed People”, compiled by the Estonian National Museum, at the UN Headquarters in New York. Ambassador ...
11.04.2017  Invitation: exhibition "Finno-Ugric & Samoyed People" opening
Invitation! On the 19th of April at 18:00 Estonian Mission to the UN will open an exhibition "Finno-Ugric & Samoyed People" at the UNHQ visitor's lobby. The exhibition portrays the cultures and ...
10.04.2017  PR Sven Jürgenson made a statement at the UN Security Council Open Arria Formula Meeting on Security Implications of Climate Change: Sea-level Rise
06.04.2017  DPR Minna-Liina Lind took part in IPI discussion "Selecting and Appointing the UN Secretary-General: Examining the 2016 Process"
31.03.2017  DPR Minna-Liina Lind made a statement at the Arria Formula Meeting on Hybrid Wars as a Threat to International Peace and Security
27.03.2017  Estonia made a statment at the Arria Formula meeting on Mediation and Women, Peace and Security
16.03.2017  PR Sven Jürgenson made a statement at the meeting of the PBC on the Central African Republic
15.03.2017  PR Sven Jürgenson made a statement at the Security Council Open Debate on trafficking in persons in conflict situations
07.03.2017  PR Sven Jürgenson made a statement at the Intergovernmental Negotiations on Security Council Reform
21.02.2017  PR Sven Jürgenson made a statement at the Security Council open debate on conflicts in Europe
20.02.2017  PR Jürgenson made a statement at the meeting of the Ad Hoc Working Group on the Revitalization of the work of the General Assembly
13.02.2017  FM Mikser at the UN: safety and security are not luxury items
06.02.2017  PR Jürgenson made a statement at the Intergovernmental Negotiations on Security Council reform
25.01.2017  Teesalu: Conflict Prevention Must Be the Core of UN’s Work
Yesterday, Acting Undersecretary for Political Affairs Paul Teesalu was in New York at a high-level meeting that focused on sustainable development and peace-building, convened by the President of the ...
10.01.2017  PR of Estonia made a statement at UN Security Council high level open debate on conflict prevention and sustaining peace
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