Välispoliitika Instituut Arvamusfestivalil 12. ja 13. augustil Paides

Välispoliitika Instituudi juhatuse esimees Lauri Mälksoo, juhatuse liige  Andres Kasekamp ja uurija Karmo Tüür osalevad 12. ja 13. augustil Paides toimuval Arvamusfestivalil, astudes üles Arengukoostöö ja välispoliitika alal. Rohkem infot festivali kohta leheküljel www.arvamusfestival.ee »

A talk “The Development of the Security Situation in Cental Asia: Emerging Challenges for the EU Countries” on Thursday, 21 July

The Estonian Foreign Policy Institute invites you on Thursday 21 July at 11:00-12:30 to a talk by Mr Margus Solnson (DSC/DHM, EU Delegation to Tajikistan) on “The Development of the Security Situation in Cental Asia: Emerging Challenges for the EU Countries”. The talk will take place at the premises of the Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Islandi väljak 1) and will be moderated by Lauri Mälksoo, director of the Estonian Foreign Policy Institute. If you wish to attend the event, please register at kirsika@evi.ee and provide the document number that you will present for entry, by 20 July. »

9 June 2016: Visit of staff members of the German Constitutional Court

On 9 June 2016, about 50 staff members of the German Constitutional Court will visit the Estonian Foreign Policy Institute in Tallinn. Lauri Mälksoo, director of the Institute will give a talk on Estonian-German relations, the security situation in the Baltic Sea region and the development of constitutionalism in Estonia. »

A lecture “The reinvention of the European Union” by José M. de Areilza Carvajal, on Monday, 11 April at 16:00-17:00

The Estonian Foreign Policy Institute organizes a public lecture by one of Spain’s leading thinkers on European affairs, José M. de Areilza Carvajal, Professor of Law and Jean Monnet Chair at ESADE in Barcelona & Secretary General of the Aspen Institute Spain. Professor de Areilza’s talk is entitled “The reinvention of the European Union” and will discuss why we need a new set of European ideals to make integration work 60 more years and how to have this conversation to define ideals and collective goals in the face of different crisis and tensions in the region. José M. de Areilza holds a MA in International Relations from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy and a Doctorate in Law (SJD) from Harvard University. Between 1996 and 2000 he served as advisor to the Spanish Prime Minister. Between 2008 and 2012 he was […] »

A Lecture “Changing Asia – A Japanese view” by Mr. Ichiro Fujisaki, on Wednesday, 16 March at 11:00-12:00.

The Estonian Foreign Policy Institute is pleased to invite you to a public lecture “Changing Asia – A Japanese view” given by Mr. Ichiro Fujisaki, former Japanese Ambassador to the US, on Wednesday, 16 March at 11:00-12:00. China is increasing its weight every year. North Korea continues to demand attention. The US is going through an unpredictable presidential election. ASEAN is facing new challenges from within and out. How does Japan view this changing Asia and how is it trying to cope with it? Mr. Fujisaki, an experienced senior diplomat will offer his views and answer questions. The event will take place in the Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and therefore pre-registration is necessary (kirsika@evi.ee). Please provide the document number that you will present for entry. The working language is English. »

A lecture “Georgia’s European and Euro-Atlantic Integration” by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia H.E. Mr. Mikheil Janelidze, on February 9

The Estonian Foreign Policy Institute together with the Embassy of Georgia in Estonia organizes a talk “Georgia’s European and Euro-Atlantic Integration” by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia H.E. Mr. Mikheil Janelidze. The talk will take place in the margins of the Minister’s first official visit to the Republic of Estonia. Following his talk, there will be an opportunity to ask questions and discuss the topic. The event takes place on Thursday,  February 11 at 11:00-12:30 in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Islandi väljak 1). Pre-registration of participants is necessary (kirsika@evi.ee). Please respond by February 9 at latest and provide the document number that you will present for entry. »

A lecture “Foreign Policy Challenges and the United States – Estonia Relationship” on Monday, February 1 at 15:00-17:00.

The Estonian Foreign Policy Institute organizes the first public lecture by the new U.S. Ambassador to Estonia, H.E. James D. Melville, “Foreign Policy Challenges and the United States – Estonia Relationship” on Monday, February 1 at 15:00-17:00. Following his talk, there will be an opportunity to ask questions and discuss the topic. The talk and the following discussion will be moderated by Mr Lauri Mälksoo, Director of the Estonian Foreign Policy Institute. The event will take place in the Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and pre-registration of participants is necessary (kirsika@evi.ee). Please provide the document number that you will present for entry. James D. Melville graduated from Boston University with an honors degree in history, has a J.D. from Rutgers University School of Law, and is a member of the bars of New Jersey and New York.  Ambassador Melville’s most recent […] »

Discussion „Recent Developments in Russian Foreign Policy and Domestic Politics“, 16 December 2015, 15:30-17:00.

„Recent Developments in Russian Foreign Policy and Domestic Politics“, 16 December 2015, 15:30-17:00 The speakers at this discussion event will be Professor Nikolai Petrov (Higher School of Economics; Moscow) and Dr Sergey Utkin (Centre for Situation Analysis, Russian Academy of Sciences; Moscow). Their talks will be chaired by Mr Karmo Tüür, researcher of the Estonian Foreign Policy Institute. The working language will be English. There has been much discussion on the aims of Russian foreign policy after the war in Ukraine and the establishment of the Western-Russian sanction regimes. The war in Syria and the refugee crisis will presumably affect Russia’s relationship with the West as well – but how? Moreover, what is the connection of Russia’s recent foreign policy decisions with its domestic situation and developments? What are the advantages and what are the dangers resulting from recent developments to […] »

A talk by Sir Jim McLay “A Small State at the Big Table. New Zealand Experiences in the United Nations Security Council” on Wednesday, December 9 at 15:30-17:00.

Estonian Foreign Policy Institute organizes a talk by Sir Jim McLay “A Small State at the Big Table. New Zealand Experiences in the United Nations Security Council” on Wednesday, December 9 at 15:30-17:00. Following his talk, there will be an opportunity to ask questions and discuss the topic. The talk and the following discussion will be moderated by Mr Lauri Mälksoo, Director of the Estonian Foreign Policy Institute. The event will take place in the Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and pre-registration of participants is necessary (kirsika@evi.ee). Please provide the document number that you will present for entry. Sir Jim McLay  is a Special Envoy for New Zealand Prime Minister John Key on United Nations Security Council matters, Special Adviser to Foreign Affairs Minister  Murray McCully, as well as New Zealand’s representative to the Palestinian Authority.  Sir Jim was until earlier this year […] »

Konverents “Highway or Stairway: The Path Ahead for the Eastern Partnership” 3. detsembril Nordic Hotel Forumis

Eesti Idapartnerluse Keskus, Eesti Välispoliitika Instituut, Rahvusvaheline Kaitseuuringute Keskus ning Euroopa Komisjoni esindus korraldavad 3. detsembril 9.00 – 16.00 konverentsi Highway or Stairway: The Path Ahead for the Eastern Partnership Nordic Hotel Forumis (Viru väljak 3). Töökeeleks on inglise keel. Osalemisest palume teada anda hiljemalt 27. november aadressil http://eceap.eu/en/register-for-events/ Täpsem info ja programm: 3 Dec EaP Conference Programme 2015   »