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17.12.2014 
Statement by H.E. Mr. Margus Kolga, Permanent Representative of Estonia to the United Nations at High-Level Conference on the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF)
Dear Assistant-Secretary General, Excellences, Distinguished Delegates,   Allow me to start by stressing the significance of the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) in both ...
08.12.2014 
Remarks by H.E. Mr. Margus Kolga, Permanent Representative of Estonia to the UN at the at General Assembly event on the ICESDF report
Estonia aligns itself with the statement delivered on behalf of the European Union.   At the outset let me thank all the experts participating in the ICESDF for their hard work and ...
21.11.2014 
Statement by H.E. Mr. Margus Kolga Permanent Representative of the Republic of Estonia to the United Nations on the Agenda item 28: “Report of the Security Council” at the General Assembly
Mister President, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, At the outset, allow me to thank the Rwandan Mission for preparing the Annual Report of the Security ...
31.10.2014 
Statement by H. E. Mr. Margus Kolga on the Agenda Item 73: Report of the International Criminal Court at the United Nations General Assembly
Mr. President, Estonia aligns itself with the statement delivered on behalf of the European Union. I thank President Song for his presentation of the ...
30.10.2014 
Statement by H.E. Mr. Margus Kolga Permanent Representative of the Republic of Estonia to the United Nations on behalf of the Group of Eastern European States at the General Assembly
Mister President, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen,   It was with great sadness that I learned of the passing of His Excellency Mr. Michael Chilufyua ...
28.10.2014 
Statement on behalf of Estonia and Latvia delivered by Minister of Foreign Affairs of Estonia, Mr. Urmas Paet at the Security Council Open Debate on WOMEN, PEACE AND SECURITY “DISPLACED WOMEN AND GIRLS: LEADERS AND SURVIVORS”
Madam President, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen,   I have the honour to deliver this statement on behalf of Estonia and Latvia. I ...
27.10.2014 
Joint Statement of Estonia, Lithuania, Poland and Latvia delivered at the UN General Assembly's 1st Committee's thematic discussion on regional disarmament and security
Mr. Chairman,I have the honour to speak on behalf of Estonia, Lithuania, Poland and Latvia.We highly value the importance of developing best practices and exchange of information among countries ...
10.10.2014 
Statement by Mr Gert Auväärt, legal adviser at the 69. Session of the United Nations General Assembly on agenda item 82: “The rule of law at the national and international level”
Estonia aligns itself with the statement delivered earlier by the EU. In addition I would like to make the following remarks: Estonia welcomes the report of the Secretary-General ...
26.09.2014 
Statement by the President of the Republic of Estonia H.E Mr Toomas Hendrik Ilves Toomas Hendrik Ilves at Columbia University
Good morning, Thank you very much for inviting me. I always come back to Columbia, this is where the ursprung of my life is from. It is always a pleasure for me to speak at my Alma Mater. Last year, ...
24.09.2014 
Address by the President of the Republic of Estonia Toomas Hendrik Ilves at the General Debate of the 69th United Nations General Assembly
Mr. President, Secretary General, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen,     in the 364 days since I last had the honor to address this assembly, the world has changed ...
24.09.2014 
Statement by H.E. Mr. Urmas Paet, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Estonia at the Security Council Open Debate on “Threats to international peace and security caused by terrorist acts”
Mr. President, Excellences, Ladies and Gentlemen,   I thank the U.S. presidency and President Obama for the initiative to convene this meeting to address the threat to peace and ...
23.09.2014 
Address by the President of the Republic of Estonia Toomas Hendrik Ilves at the UN Climate Summit, 23 September
Mr Secretary-General, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, We cannot deny that climate change is happening. Millions of people already feel the impact of human-induced climate change. For ...
23.09.2014 
Statement by H.E. Mr. Urmas Paet at the side-event "Free and Secure Internet. Tallinn Agenda and the Way Ahead", 23 September
Check against delivery!   Dear Ladies and Gentlemen,   As of today, there is practically no one who needs convincing that the Internet plays a crucial role in shaping ...
22.09.2014 
Statemet by President of the Republic Ilves at the United Nations World Conference on Indigenous Peoples
Ladies and Gentlemen, It is an honour to address this high-level meeting dedicated to the rights of indigenous peoples. As a member of an indigenous people – Estonians have lived on our present ...
22.09.2014 
Statement by Foreign Minister of Estonia, Mr. Urmas Paet at the UN General Assembly Special Session on ICPD Beyond 2014
Check against delivery!   Dear Ladies and Gentlemen, The International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) in Cairo 20 years ago marked an important milestone in promoting ...
18.09.2014 
Statement by H. E. Mr. Margus Kolga Permanent Representative of the Republic of Estonia to the United Nations UNSC open debate on peace and security in Africa. Ebola.
I would like to thank the Council and President for convening an open debate on this urgent matter. Estonia fully aligns itself with the statement of the European Union. The Ebola ...
11.09.2014 
Statement on behalf of Estonia, Lithuania and Latvia at the High-level Stocktaking Event on the Post-2015 Development Agenda „Contributions to the Secretary-General’s Synthesis Report”, delivered by Mr Jānis Mažeiks, Permanent Representative of the Repu
I have the honor to speak on behalf of Estonia, Lithuania and Latvia. We fully associate ourselves with the EU intervention. We thank the President of the General Assembly for organizing ...
09.09.2014 
Statement by H. E. Mr. Margus Kolga at the at United Nations at UNICEF Executive Board Second Regular Session
Mr. President, Mr. Executive Director, distinguished delegates, At the outset allow me to sincerely thank the UNICEF staff in the field for their tireless dedication and efforts, often carried ...
08.09.2014 
Statement by H. E. Mr. Margus Kolga, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Estonia to the United Nations at the Open Debate on Children and Armed Conclict
At the outset, allow me to thank United States for organizing the open debate on this important subject. I also thank for their interesting and thought provoking statements Ms. Leila Zerrougui, ...
08.09.2014 
Statement of the Republic of Estonia and the Republic of Latvia and the Republic of Lithuania at Sixth informal interactive dialogue of the United Nations General Assembly on the Responsibility to Protect, delivered by H. E. Mr. Margus Kolga
I would like to join the others by thanking the PGA for convening this meeting and by expressing gratitude to the SG for his address and for his report on the Responsibility to Protect: ...
28.07.2014 
Statement by Foreign Minister of Estonia, Mr. Urmas Paet at the UN Security Council Open Debate On "Peacekeeping Operations: The United Nations and Regional Partnerships and its Evolution"
  Mister President, Excellences, Ladies and Gentlemen,   At the outset, allow me to thank the Rwandan presidency for the initiative to convene this Security Council’s open ...
15.07.2014 
Statement on behalf of Estonia, Lithuania and Latvia at the thirteenth session of the Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals
I have the honor to speak on behalf of Estonia, Lithuania and Latvia. We would like to stress again our position that “Fostering peaceful and inclusive societies” and “Rule of law, effective ...
24.06.2014 
Statement by H. E. Mr. Margus Kolga at the fourth annual High-level Stakeholders Meeting of the Peacebuilding Fund
Madam Chair,   I would like to thank you for convening today´s meeting and for the comprehensive briefings. It provides us with an opportunity to reflect on the progress ...
19.06.2014 
Statement on behalf of Estonia, Lithuania and Latvia delivered by Mr Jānis Mažeiks, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Latvia, at the twelfth session of the Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals
I have the honor to speak on behalf of Estonia, Lithuania and Latvia. We would like to thank the co-chairs for the very elaborate document on the proposed goals and targets on sustainable development for ...
17.06.2014 
Statement by H. E. Mr. Margus Kolga, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Estonia at the Anual Session of United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and Empowerment of Women
I would like to thank Ms. Madame Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Under-Secretary-General/Executive Director for her opening statement and for the presentation of the Report on the progress made in implementing ...
11.06.2014 
Statement by Ms Anneli Vares, Deputy Permanent Representative, Mission of Estonia to the United Nations at the Seventh Conference of the State Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD)
Mr. President, Excellences, distinguished members of delegations and the civil society, Estonia aligns itself with the statement made on behalf of the European Union, and would like to ...
09.06.2014 
Statement of the Republic of Estonia and the Republic of Lithuania at the High level Event on the Contributions of Human Rights and the Rule of Law in the Post-2015 Development Agenda
Madam President, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, I am honored to speak also on behalf of Lithuania. At the outset, allow me to thank the PGA for the initiative to convene this timely ...
05.06.2014 
Statement by H. E. Mr. Margus Kolga on behalf of the Nordic and Baltic states on the resolution on the status of internally dispaced persons and refugees of Georgia
Mr Chairman,  I am honored to speak on behalf of the Nordic and Baltic States - Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway and Sweden. This is the sixth consecutive year ...
03.06.2014 
Remarks by H.E. Mr. Margus Kolga at United Nations at UNICEF Executive Board Annual Session
Mr President, Mr Executive Director, distinguished delegates,   I would like to thank the President Ambassador Macharia Kamau and the Executive Director Tony Lake for their leadership ...
09.05.2014 
Statement on behalf of Estonia, Lithuania and Latvia in the General Assembly Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals
Statement on behalf of Estonia, Lithuania and Latvia delivered by Mr Jānis Mažeiks, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Latvia   on Means of Implementation/Global Partnership ...
29.04.2014 
Statement by H. E. Mr. Margus Kolga, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Estonia to the United Nations at the Preparatory Committee for the 2015 Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons
  Thank you very much, Mr Chairman. At the outset, I would like to congratulate you on your election as the chair of the third Preparatory Committee for the 2015 NPT ...
28.04.2014 
Statement by H. E. Mr. Margus Kolga, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Estonia to the United Nations Open Debate in the Security Council on Security Sector Reform
Mr. President, At the outset, let me thank Nigeria for convening the Council’s Open Debate on the Security Sector Reform and for the very comprehensive Concept Note. This is the second open ...
25.04.2014 
Statement by H. E. Mr. Margus Kolga on behalf of the Republic of Estonia and the Republic of Latvia at the Open Debate in the Security Council on Sexual Violence in Conflict
Madam President, I have the honour to deliver this statement on behalf of Estonia and Latvia. Our countries would like to join others by thanking you for organizing this open debate. ...
04.04.2014 
Statement by Ms. Anneli Vares, Deputy Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of the Republic of Estonia to the United Nations at the Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals
Co-chairs, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, Estonia would like to thank the co-chairs for the very comprehensive document. We also welcome that under focus area 19 the document ...
17.03.2014 
Statement by H. E. Mr. Margus Kolga, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Estonia at the general debate of the 58th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women
Review of the implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action and the outcome of the 23rd special session of the GA - sharing of experiences and good practices on implementation of the ...
14.03.2014 
Statement by Ms. Anneli Vares at the briefing on the findings of the ICPD Beyond 2014 Review
We would like to thank the UNFPA for presenting this landmark report, for their extensive work and for having consulted closely with Member States through the global survey process and the ...
12.03.2014 
Statement by H. E. Mr. Urmas Paet, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Estonia at the side-event "ICT and the Internet as Powerful Means in Advancing the Rights and Empowerment of Women and Girls"
Excellences, distinguished panellists, Ladies and Gentlemen,   I warmly welcome you all to this side-event addressing the role of ICT and the Internet as a Powerful Means to Advance ...
12.03.2014 
Statement by H. E. Mr. Urmas Paet, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Estonia at the Fifty-Eighth Session of the Commission on the Status of Women
Panel Discussion on „Accountability and participation of women and girls in the implementation of the MDGs“ Financing for gender equality Excellences, distinguished members of ...
07.03.2014 
Statement by H.E. Mr. Margus Kolga, Permanent Representative of Estonia to the United Nations at the Security Council Open Debate on Children and Armed Conflict
  Madam President, Excellences, Ladies and Gentlemen, At the outset, allow me to thank Luxembourg for organizing the open debate on this important subject. I also thank for their interesting ...
19.02.2014 
Statement by H. E. Mr. Margus Kolga, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Estonia to the United Nations at the Security Council Open Debate on Promotion and Strengthening of the Rule of Law in the Maintenance of International Peace and Security
Madam President, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, At the outset, allow me to thank the Lithuanian presidency for the initiative to convene this timely open debate on Promotion and Strengthening ...
12.02.2014 
Statement by H.E. Mr. Urmas Paet at the Security Council Open Debate on Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict
Promoting empowerment of people in achieving poverty eradication, social integration and full employment and decent work for all Madam President, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, At ...
12.02.2014 
Statement by H. E. Mr. Urmas Paet, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Estonia at the Fifty-Second Session of the Commission for Social Development
  Excellences, Ladies and Gentlemen   At this Fifty-Second Session of the Commission for Social Development I would like to welcome you all to this discussion on promoting ...
06.02.2014 
Statement by Ms Kristel Lõuk at the UNICEF Executive Board
Mr President, Estonia has been supporting UNICEF´s activities since 1998, when the Estonian development cooperation was first planned and initial projects implemented. Since then we have ...
06.02.2014 
Statement by H. E. Mr. Margus Kolga, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Estonia to the United Nations at the 8th Session of the General Assembly Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals
Interactive exchange of views on “Promoting equality, including social equity, gender equality and women’s empowerment”     Distinguished co - Chair, Ladies and Gentlemen, At ...
04.02.2014 
Remarks by H.E. Mr. Margus Kolga, Permanent Representative of Estonia to the UN at UNICEF Executive Board 1st Regular Session 2014
Mr. President, Mr. Executive Director, distinguished delegates,   At the outset, allow me to join others in express our deepest condolences and sympathy for the families and loved ...
03.02.2014 
Statement by H.E. Mr. Margus Kolga, Permanent Representative of Estonia to the United Nations at the Joint Meeting of the Executive Boards of UNDP/UNFPA/UNOPS, UNICEF, UN-Women and WFP
 Performance standards on gender mainstreaming across the Strategic Plans 2014-2017 of UNDP, UNFPA, UNOPS, UNICEF, UN-Women and WFP Mr President, Ms Executive Director, distinguished ...
20.01.2014 
Statement by H.E. Mr. Margus Kolga, Permanent Representative of Estonia to the United Nations at United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women first regular session of 2014
Mr President, Ms Executive Director, distinguished delegates,   I would like to thank Ms. Madame Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Under-Secretary-General/Executive Director for her opening ...
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