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Estonia opened an Office of Honorary Consul in Jersey
Yesterday, the Estonian ambassador to the United Kingdom Lauri Bambus opened the Office of the Estonian Honorary Consul in Jersey. The Estonian Honorary Consul is Auberon Ashbrooke who works ...
Britons acquaint themselves with e-residency and opportunities of the Estonian financial technology
Today, on 14 November, a business seminar takes place in London that focuses on e-residency and the Estonian financial technology. The event, organised in collaboration with the City of London, was opened ...
British Airways to fly to Tallinn starting March 2017
Beginning Mar. 28 next year, British Airways will fly the Tallinn-London route twice a week, Tallinn Airport announced on Tuesday.
Estonian pianist Kristiina Rokashevich playing at Bloomsbury Festival
Award-winning Estonian pianist Kristiina Rokashevich is presenting a programme of Schubert, Debussy and Bartok. Event DetailsDate: October 20, 2016 7:30 pmVenue: St Pancras Churchhttp://bloomsburyfestival.org.uk/events/event/kristiina-rokashevich/ ...
25 Years of Restored Diplomatic Relations Celebrated at the FCO
Minister of State for Europe and the Americas at the FCO Sir Alan Duncan today hosted a reception to celebrate 25 years of restored diplomatic relations between the UK and Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. ...
"Dearest Sister" at BFI London Film Festival
The 60th BFI London Film Festival was opened yesterday. Don’t miss the unique opportunity to see „Dearest Sister“ (Laos-Estonia-France 2016), one of the genre highlights of the Festival. Come and meet ...
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 ...
Estonian Embassy took part in Open House London festival
For the first time, the Estonian Embassy in London took part in Open House London, the capital’s largest festival of architecture and design in the United Kingdom. The Embassy had a pleasure to ...
EU leaders agreed on the way forward
Bratislava, 16 September 2016 - The EU heads of state or government agreed on four objectives to allow the EU 27 move forward united. The EU leaders agreed that Europe cannot allow the reoccurrence ...
Foreign Minister Kaljurand takes part in cyber experts’ meeting in New York and an event marking the 25th anniversary of the restoration of independence of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania in Stockholm
29. August 2016 - 9:27 On Monday, 29 August Foreign Minister Marina Kaljurand takes part in a UN cyber experts’ task force working group in New York where they discuss the opportunities of ICT in ...
Joint Declaration of the United States, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania from the meeting of the Presidents of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania Toomas Hendrik Ilves, Raimonds Vejonis and Dalia Grybauskaitė with the Vice-President of the United States Joe Biden
On the occasion of Vice President Biden's visit to Latvia, we, the United States of America, Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania, reaffirm our strategic alliance. Faced with an unpredictable security ...
Heads of Estonian Foreign Representations gathered in Tallinn for annual conference
22. August 2016 - 15:24 Today an annual conference of the Heads of the Estonian Foreign Representations started in Tallinn. During the 3-day conference Foreign Minister Marina Kaljurand, Heads of ...
Foreign Minister Marina Kaljurand’s video message to Estonian expatriates on the occasion of 25th Anniversary of the Restoration of Independence of Estonia
Dear friends, Today we celebrate the 25th anniversary of the restoration of the Republic of Estonia. Surely many of you remember the anxious days in August 1991. Today 25 years ago the Supreme ...
Defence Minister praises RAF crews on Baltic mission
Defence Minister Earl Howe has praised Royal Air Force crews serving in Estonia as part of NATO’s Baltic Air Policing Mission.Defence Minister Earl Howe has praised Royal Air Force crews serving ...
Comment by the Foreign Minister over Russia’s accusations against Ukraine
Foreign Minister Marina Kaljurand expressed concern over Russia’s accusations against Ukraine. "Russia’s provocative statements directed at Ukraine do not come as a surprise. It has been long ...
Estonia won the first medal in Rio de Janeiro Olympics
Estonian quadruple sculls team - Kaspar Taimsoo, Allar Raja, Tõnu Endrekson and Andrei Jämsä - won the bronze medal in Rio Olympics on 11 August 2016. Estonians were third with a great ...
Foreign Minister Kaljurand to the UK's new Minister of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: cooperation with the UK is very highly appreciated
Foreign Minister Kaljurand spoke this afternoon by phone to the United Kingdom’s new Minister of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, Alan Duncan. The ministers discussed bilateral ...
Estonia will assume the presidency of the Council in the second half of 2017
The Council of the European Union adopted a decision establishing a revised order of holding the rotating presidencies of the Council on 26 July. Estonia will assume the presidency of the Council ...
Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas: a strong relationship between Estonia and the United Kingdom will continue
Stenbock House, 14 July 2016 - Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas welcomed Theresa May to her new role as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and said that the start of operation of the new government ...
Foreign Minister Kaljurand: Above all, we expect the UK’s new Prime Minister to bring some clarity
Foreign Minister Marina Kaljurand stated that, it is vital that the new UK Prime Minister Theresa May brings clarity about the future. “I am pleased that the UK is moving fast to form ...
Life In Estonia (summer 2016 issue)
UK to enhance NATO's ability to rapidly respond to threats
Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas: A new era started today in Estonian security
Warsaw, 8 July 2016 – According to Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas, the decision to increase the presence of allied NATO forces in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, approved today at the ...
EU Referendum: Q&A
The United Kingdom has decided to leave the European Union as a result of the EU referendum held on the 23rd of June. The result of the referendum does not change anything overnight for Estonia ...
Estonian Government on the British Referendum: British ‘No’ to EU is a Great Loss
Estonian World: Estonia celebrates Victory Day
Arvo Pärt receives honorary degree from Oxford University
The Times: A weekend in Tallinn, Estonia
PerceptiveTravel: Moments from Estonia - Magical Muhu
President Ilves to the Duke of York: technology will give the economy the required impetus; those who lag behind will be left behind
Estonia and the UK both represent examples of how openness to new technologies and information technology together with the courage to apply these contribute to success in every sphere ...
Prime Minister Rõivas and Prince Andrew visited Raspberry Pi computer lessons at Pelgulinna Gymnasium
Tallinn, 31 May 2016 – Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas and Prince Andrew visited the Pelgulinna Gymnasium, where students demonstrated their programming skills on Raspberry Pi mini-computers.“IT ...
Prince Andrew will pay a visit to Estonia
0ay 2016 - 11:48Stenbock House, 30 May 2016 – Prince Andrew, The Duke of York, will visit Estonia as a guest of Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas and the keynote speaker of technology conference Latitude59.Prince ...
Guardian: Triplet threat - the Estonian sisters who will run in Rio Olympics
FT: Estonia calls for Patriot shield to deter Russia in Baltic region
Kaljurand in London: we highly appreciate the role of Great Britain in Europe
Foreign Minister Marina Kaljurand met today in London with UK Secretary of State Philip Hammond, with whom she discussed the future of the European Union and preparations for the NATO Summit ...
ITV News: Estonia Foreign Minister - The EU Will Lose A Lot' If Britain Leaves
Foreign Minister Kaljurand: in order to guarantee cyber security, states must have a strategy and willingness to cooperate
Foreign Minister Marina Kaljurand emphasized today in her speech at the Cyber 2016 conference organised by the Chatham House think tank in London, that cyber security is an area in which ...
Estonian Foreign Minister Marina Kaljurand Will Visit London
Estonian Foreign Minister Marina Kaljurand will be visiting London from 24-25 May. On the 24th of May Marina Kaljurand will take part in the Cyber 2016 conference organised by ...
BBC Radio 4 "Europeans - The Roots of Identity: Estonia"
BBC: Estonia - the Skype effect
BBC: Becoming a virtual Estonian
Interesting exhibition in Tallinn about the Baltic Exchange building that once was among the most beautiful examples of Edwardian architecture in London
The Independent: Take a Baltic break: swap the Med for another sea this summer
Estonian World: Estonia is among the 10 greenest countries in the world
Business Insider: Estonia wants to become a 'country as a service' and already has 10,000 virtual residents
Estonian World: Draft law allows to open an Estonian bank account without going to a branch
Monocle: Q&A with Estonian president Toomas Hendrik Ilves
Estonian ICT companies are looking for cooperation opportunities in Scotland
Estonian Ambassador to the UK Lauri Bambus together with Estonian technology companies who have been in forefront of developing e-governance and mobile solutions are visiting Edinburgh on 25-26 April. ...
MEP Urmas Paet will give a lecture in Cambridge on 4 May
Member of the European Parliament and former Estonian Foreign Minister Urmas Paet will give a lecture in Cambridge on the 4th of May at 6pm. Paet will be discussing the ever pressing issue of the EU ...
Postimees: UK to take over Baltic air policing mission at Amari next week
theartsdesk in Tallinn: Estonian Music Days
The Guardian: E-stonia - country using technology to rebrand itself as the anti-Russia
Mihkelson in London: Active dialogue with Russia requires credible deterrence from the West
20.04.2016 / Press releases, National Defence Committee Chairman of the National Defence Committee of the Riigikogu (Parliament of Estonia) Marko Mihkelson said in his speech at the Baltic Symposium at ...
Ambassador Bambus and Estonian Business Delegation to Visit Edinburgh 25-26 April
Estonian Ambassador to the UK Lauri Bambus together with Estonian technology companies will visit Edinburgh on 25-26 April.The aim of the visit is to foster greater understanding between ...
Estonia will be standing out at the London Book Fair
Upcoming London Book Fair will be announcing the market focus countries for 2018: Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania together as an entity of The Baltic Countries presenting their three uniquely different ...
theartsdesk in Estonia: Tallinn Music Week 2016
Test your knowledge with the Foreign Ministry’s Estonia-themed quiz and win a free trip for two to Estonia!
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs launched its annual Estonia-themed quiz with two grand prizes of a trip for two to Estonia.To participate in the drawing, the 12 questions must be answered on the quiz’s ...
UK jets and warship to bolster Baltic security
RAF Typhoon and the Royal Navy warship HMS Iron Duke will deploy to the Baltic this month. Royal Air Force Typhoon jets and the Royal Navy warship HMS Iron Duke will deploy to the Baltic this month ...
BBC Radio 4: Toomas Hendrik Ilves wants the world to embrace Estonia's music
Life In Estonia (spring 2016 issue)
Come to listen Estonian saxophonist Villu Veski together with poets Elo Viiding and Jürgen Rooste at 606 Club
Join us for a unique evening full of jazz and poetry at the legendary jazz venue and restaurant 606 Club in Chelsea! Talented Estonian jazz saxophonist Villu Veski together with well-known Estonian ...
Monocle24: Arts Review - Tallinn Music Week
7 Reasons to Go For a Backpacking Trip to Estonia
Apply for a Study Visit of Young Journalists to Estonia, 31 July - 7 August
Discover Estonia, explore our beautiful country, enjoy Estonia's rich culture and visit great restaurants.Learn more about Estonian society and meet opinion leaders, top policy makers, journalists ...
Digital Policy Adviser to the Estonian Government Siim Sikkut will visit Jersey
Digital Policy Adviser to the Estonian Government Siim Sikkut will visit the island of Jersey next week. He will explain at an event organised by Digital Jersey how Estonia uses technology to run ...
BECC UK organised a successful seminar on UK fintech market at the Embassy
The UK branch of the British-Estonian Chamber of Commerce organised a seminar on the UK fintech market at the Estonian Embassy on the 16th of March. Estonian companies Monese, Investly and EstateGuru ...
DW video: E-government - Estonia leading the way
Save the date and register: Baltic Symposium 2016 on 20 April
Ambassador Bambus will visit Scotland
Estonian Ambassador to the United Kingdom Lauri Bambus will be visiting Scotland from 10-11 March. Ambassador Bambus will meet with the Cabinet Secretary for Culture, Europe and External Affairs ...
BECC UK seminar with Monese, Investly and EstateGuru at the Estonian Embassy on March 16
CNN Amanpour: Estonian President - End of Schengen could be permanent
President Ilves to speak at the British think tank, Chatham House, and meet with Estonian students in Cambridge
President Toomas Hendrik Ilves today travelled to London on a working visit. On the 3rd of March he will visit Cambridge University and meet with Estonian students who study there. On the 4th of ...
President Ilves at Chatham House: Building Europe's Digital Economy
Mrs Theresa Bubbear has been appointed Her Majesty's Ambassador to the Republic of Estonia
Speech by President Ilves at the Republic of Estonia Independence Day celebration on 24 February 2016 at the Estonia Concert Hall
Estonian World: The United Kingdom and Estonia’s achievement of independence
The Culture Trip: Tallinn among the 10 most modern cities in the world
The Telegraph: Estonian designer Roberta Einer among emerging designers to watch at London Fashion Week
Why You Should Introduce Your Family to Enchanting Estonia
A Luxury Travel Blog: Top 10 reasons why now is the perfect time to visit Tallinn
New summer flight link between Scotland and Estonia revealed
Annual Foreign Policy Address by the Minister of Foreign Affairs Marina Kaljurand to the Riigikogu
The Times: the world turns a blind eye to Putin’s secret war by General Riho Terras
You may have forgotten, but a war is raging in Europe. Since the signing of the Minsk-2 ceasefire a year ago, more than 380 Ukrainian soldiers have died in combat and nearly 1,700 have been wounded. ...
The United Kingdom’s Royal Navy is to send five extra ships to the Baltic Sea
An Estonian oak, called “Tamme-Lauri”, shortlisted for the European Tree of the Year
Address of President Toomas Hendrik Ilves at the European Parliament
Estonian World: It’s pancake time! Estonian author’s children book published in English
BBC World Service: My Perfect Country - Estonia
Let’s Do It! World Calls Everyone to Come and Help With Organizing a Massive World Cleanup Day!
For years and years the beautiful native forests of Estonia were used as dumping grounds for every kind of garbage imaginable. Finally, a group of activists decided to change that and started ...
Estonian World: Estonian author Jaan Kaplinski awarded the European Literature Prize
Prime Minister at the Syria Donors Conference: Tallinn, London or Aleppo, a Human Life is Valuable Everywhere
At the high-level Syria Donors Conference in London today, Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas said that it doesn't matter whether you come from London, Tallinn or Aleppo, a human life is always a valuable ...
Estonian PM will attend the Supporting Syria and the Region conference
Estonian Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas will attend the Supporting Syria and the Region conference in London on 4 February.Syria is the world’s biggest humanitarian crisis. The UK, Germany, Kuwait, ...
Estonian film "1944" at the EBRD
The EBRD is hosting a screening of the Estonian film "1944" on 11 February at 18.00.“1944” tells the story of Estonia during the last year of WWII, from the Blue Hills to the Sõrve Peninsula. The ...
Estonian girl Kelly Sildaru becomes the youngest athlete to win X Games
A Guide to Tallinn Restaurants by Anders Husa
Estonia is among the 10 greenest countries in the world
Toomas Hendrik Ilves: Estonia’s digital dividends
Estonian PM talks to TechCrunch about e-Estonia, cyber security and what it is like to live in a digital society.
Estonia’s ten best restaurants according to the White Guide Nordic
Eve Mutso among the nominees of the UK Critics’ Circle National Dance Awards
On the 25th of January the winners of the UK Critics’ Circle National Dance Awards will be announced. We are really proud that Estonian dancer Eve Mutso who is dancing in the Scottish Ballet is among ...
Come and Celebrate Shrove Tuesday with Estonian Author and Children’s Books Illustrator Kertu Sillaste
It’s Pancake Time! Come and celebrate Shrove Tuesday with Estonian author and children’s books illustrator Kertu Sillaste who will be visiting the UK this February.She is the author of ...
Travelling Back In Time – 15 Pictures Of Medieval Tallinn
Simpson Buglass: Estonia is Nordic, isn’t it?
BBC: What's it like driving on Europe's longest ice road?
The Guardian: Taavet Hinrikus hopes to shake-up the money transfer market much as Skype disrupted the phone industry
Daily Mail: Estonia opens its ice roads for the winter
BBC: Snow-diving squirrel caught on camera in Estonia
Herald Scotland: Eve Mutso's fond farewell in Scottish Ballet's new Cinderella
Arvo Pärt continues to be the most performed composer in the world for the 5th consecutive year
TNW: Estonia - Between East, West and the World
Enterprise Estonia is looking for an FDI Representative in London
London Estonian Society Mixed Choir Welcomes New Members
On behalf of London Estonian Society Mixed Choir we are distributing the following information:London Estonian Society Mixed Choir is pleased to welcome new members to join the choir. Previous ...
Independent: Estonia offers the best job prospects together with the UK, Norway and Austria
The Guardian: Helsinki-Tallinn tunnel proposals look to bring cities closer than ever
Members of the Estonian Foreign Service Deeply Saddened by the Death of Brian Low
Members of the Estonian Foreign Service are deeply saddened by the death of the former British Ambassador to Estonia Brian Buik Low and express condolences to his family.Brian Buik Low was the first ...
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