Estonian Foreign Policy in 2013
Ambassador Kaljurand will discuss the foreign policy challenges faced by Estonia as a small country in northeastern Europe, including relations with neighboring Russia and Estonia’s role in NATO and the European Union. Ms. Kaljurand holds an MA degree from the Fletcher School of Diplomacy at Tufts University and has worked for the Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs since 1991. In addition to her current position in Washington, she has also served as Ambassador of Estonia to the Russian Federation (2005-2008) and as chief negotiator for Estonia on accession to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD–2008-2011).
Ambassador Kaljurand’s visit is sponsored by the Department of Central Eurasian Studies, the West European Studies Center, the Inner Asian and Uralic National Resource Center, the Russian and East European Institute, and the Embassy of the Republic of Estonia.