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Statements and articles
Statements and articles
Statements and articles
Remarks by Mr. Urmas Paet, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Estonia at High-Level Conference on the Central Emergency Response Fund, Pledging Session
Distinguished Under Secretary General, Emergency Relief Coordinator · First of all, I would like to thank the Emergency Relief Coordinator Valerie Amos for her ...
Remarks by the President of the Assembly of States Parties to the Rome Statute, H. E. Ms Tiina Intelmann, upon election
I would like to thank States Parties for entrusting me with this important position; I feel extremely privileged to serve as the President of the Assembly for the next three years. While preparing to ...
Remarks by H.E. Mr. Margus Kolga, Permanent Representative of Estonia to the United Nations, at the ECOSOC special event on cybersecurity and development
Mr. President, Ladies and Gentlemen, First, I would like to thank the President of ECOSOC and the distinguished panellists for the opportunity to discuss complex global security challenges in the context ...
Statement by H.E. Margus Kolga, Permanent Representative of Estonia to the UN at the UN Security Council open debate “Women’s Participation and Role in Conflict Prevention and Mediation”
Madam President, Distinguished Colleagues, My delegation fully aligns itself with the statement made earlier by the European Union. For the start I would like to emphasise that women’s security is part ...
Statement by Mr. Lauri Bambus, Under-Secretary for Legal and Consular Affairs, at the GA Session on the Report of the International Criminal Court
Mr. President, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, Let me begin by thanking the President of the International Criminal Court (ICC), Judge Sang-Hyun Song for introducing the seventh annual report of the ...
Statement by the Permanent Representative of Estonia to the United Nations, H.E. Margus Kolga, at the Horn of Africa humanitarian crisis Mini-Summit
Madam Under-Secretary-General, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen,Estonia is deeply concerned about the huge loss of life and the alarming humanitarian situation in Horn of Africa. The reasons for ...
Statement by the Permanent Representative of Estonia to the United Nations, H.E. Margus Kolga, at the the UN Democracy Caucus ministerial meeting
Mr. President, Mr Minister, Honorable guests It is my pleasure to welcome Mongolia’s presidency of the Community of Democracies. We also welcome Mongolia’s fast development and notice the government’s ...
Statement by Mr Urmas Paet, Estonian Minister of Foreign affairs at the high-level meeting on Nuclear Safety and Security
Mr Chair, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, First of all, allow me to express my appreciation to the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon for hosting this high-level meeting under the auspices of the UN ...
H. E. Toomas Hendrik Ilves President of Estonia To the 66th Session of the United Nations General Assembly UN Headquarters, New York, 21st September 2011
Mr. President, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, The twentieth anniversary this year of the restoration of Estonia’s independence, not surprisingly, coincides with our twentieth year of membership ...
Statement by the Foreign Minister of Estonia, Mr. Urmas Paet, at the UNGA High-Level Meeting on Prevention and Control of Non-communicable Diseases
I thank the Secretary-General for convening this first high-level meeting on the prevention and control of non-communicable diseases. I express my appreciation also to ambassadors of Luxembourg and Jamaica ...
Statement by H.E. Mr Margus Kolga, Permanent Representative of Estonia, Chair of the Group of Eastern European States
Mr President, I have the honour to speak on behalf of the Group of Eastern European States to welcome the Republic of South Sudan as the 193rd Member State of the United Nations. As we all know, the ...
Statement by the Permanent Representative of Estonia to the United nations, Mr. Margus Kolga, at the Annual Session of UN Women Executive Board
Madame President. Please allow me to start by thanking Ms. Bachelet and her team for the efforts and broad based consultations that led to the formulation of the UN Women strategic plan for the period ...
Statement at the Executive Board of UNDP, UNFPA and UNOPS Annual session 2011 (UNDP segment)
Mr President, I would like to thank Madam Administrator for the comprehensive and passionate overview of the Mid-Term Review process and the change agenda of UNDP. The Agenda for Change launched by ...
Statement by the Minister of Social Affairs, Mr. Hanno Pevkur, at the High-level meeting on HIV/AID
Mr. President, First I would like to associate myself with the statement that will be made on behalf of the European Union, and would hereby like to offer the following comments on behalf of Estonia. ...
Statement by the Permanent Representative of Estonia to the United Nations, Mr. Margus Kolga, at the Executive Board of UNDP, UNFPA and UNOPS Annual session 2011 (UNFPA segment)
Thank you, Madame President, In the outset, allow me to thank the Executive Director for the productive beginning of his term. We are half-way through the UNFPA strategic plan, and this years’ annual ...
Statement by the Foreign Minister of Estonia, Mr. Urmas Paet, at the Fourth United Nations Conference on the Least Developed Countries
Secretary-General, Ministers, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen! Representing a European Union member country, I would like to align my statement with the European Union statement delivered by the President ...
Statement at the 44th session of Commission on Population and Development
Mr. Chairman, Estonia aligns itself with the statement made by Hungary on behalf of the European Union, and would like to make some short additional remarks. For the outset, Estonia commends the ongoing ...
Statement by Ms. Eva-Maria Liimets at the 55th Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women
Mister Chair, distinguished members of delegations and the civil society, Estonia aligns itself with the statement made previously on behalf of the European Union and would like to offer the following ...
Statement on behalf of Canada, France, Ireland, Spain, Switzerland, Estonia, Australia, New Zealand and Belgium at the First Regular Session of the Executive Board of UNFPA
Madam President, Mister Executive Director, On the occasion of your first statement to the Executive Board as the new Executive Director of UNFPA, Canada, France, Ireland, Spain, Switzerland, Estonia, ...
Statement by H.E. Margus Kolga at the First Regular Session of the Executive Board of UNDP
Thank you, Madame Chair, First I would like to congratulate the Ambassador of the Czech Republic Madam Edita Hrdá for the election as the President of the Executive board. As this is the first time Estonia ...
Statement by H.E. Margus Kolga at the First Regular Session of the Executive Board of UN Women
Thank you, Madame Chair, Please allow me to start by thanking Ms Bachelet for sharing with us her vision for the work of UN Women. We appreciate both the strategic view and core principles laid down as ...
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