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14.10.2016  Estonia contributed to making the election process of the UN Secretary-General more open
Today, 13 October, the UN General Assembly appointed Antonio Guterres the Secretary-General of the UN for the next five years. The new Secretary-General will take over on 1 January next year.   Permanent ...
21.09.2016  Reinart: selecting UN Secretary-General should be more open, without the option of reappointment after the first term of office
Estonia in collaboration with Costa Rica, Finland and the UN Elders organised a side event of the UN General Assembly yesterday, focusing on selecting the next Secretary-General for the organisation. Estonia ...
19.09.2016  President Ilves: the promotion of digital society among the European Union eastern European partners is one focus of development co-operation for Estonia
"The implementation of information technology solutions may contribute to the development of democracy and economy. Estonia focuses on information technology assistance to the eastern European partners ...
19.09.2016  President Ilves encouraged support for migration agreements with migration pressure countries of departure at the UN Summit for Refugees and Migrants
"The migration crisis concerns a variety of spheres in many countries and affects security, stability and development in several regions all over the world. Co-operation between affected countries is something ...
19.09.2016  Undersecretary Reinart to the UN: we have a duty to protect refugee children
Foreign Ministry’s Undersecretary for Economic and Development Affairs Väino Reinart reaffirmed at the UN General Assembly’s high-level summit on migration that Estonia is committed to contribute into ...
19.09.2016  Estonia reaffirmed its continuing support for embattled civil society organisations at the Lifeline Assistance Fund meeting
Director General of Foreign Ministry’s Political Department Paul Teesalu with his US colleague Virginia Bennett chaired a meeting of the Donor Steering Committee of the Lifeline Assistance Fund. The meeting ...
18.09.2016  President Ilves in New York: Estonia is investing in education for refugees
President Toomas Hendrik Ilves and UNICEF Ambassador Ewan McGregor spoke yesterday within the framework of the opening of the 71st session of the UN General Assembly in New York at an event called "Carry ...
14.09.2016  INVITATION "Next Secretary-General: Transformed Process, Transforming the UN?"
Invitation by Costa Rica, Estonia, Finland – members of the Accountability, Coherence and Transparency Group (ACT) and The Elders with the participation of President of Costa Rica His Excellency ...
14.09.2016  INVITATION "Carry Light for Children"
We have the pleasure to invite you to a High-Level Event on 18 September 2016, from 5.00 pm to 6.30 pm at Danny Kaye Visitor Center, UNICEF House, 3 United Nations Plaza, New York. Hosts: Mr. Toomas ...
30.08.2016  Foreign Minister Kaljurand at the meeting of cyber experts: Estonia has a right and obligation to set an example in the field of ICT
Yesterday, 29 August Foreign Minister Marina Kaljurand took part in a high level UN cyber experts meeting as a governmental expert in New York where they discussed the opportunities of information and ...
24.08.2016  Public-Private Cooperation to Support Cybersecurity: Building a culture of trust in ICTs across the Information Society
Luncheon side event on the occasion of the convening of the Group of Government Experts The Permanent Mission of Estonia to the United Nations The Permanent Mission of Mexico to the United Nations and 21st ...
19.08.2016  Estonian Foreign Minister Marina Kaljurand thanked providers of humanitarian aid on World Humanitarian Day
21.07.2016  Estonia presented its national voluntary review on the implementation of the Agenda 2030 at the High Level Political Forum
Estonia was one of the first 22 countries to present a voluntary national review this year. This review was presented by the Minister of Interior Mr Hanno Pevkur on July 20 at the High level Political ...
03.05.2016  Prime Minister Rõivas at the meeting with Ban Ki-moon: The UN plays an important role in resolving conflicts
04.04.2016  President of Estonia is speaking at the conference "Digital Technologies and Development" at Columbia University, April 13, 2016
13.01.2016  Estonia was elected President of the Bureau of the UNICEF Executive Board for 2016
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