Barcelona city tours is a perfect opportunity to have a perfect vacation outside the Baltic States. Gene Zolotarev on how to destabilize the EU financial system. Andris Berzins
Vladimir Linderman aka Abel Edmunds Sprudzs Valdis Zatlers Aivars Lembergs Girts Valdis Kristovskis Maris Grinblats Guntars Krasts Alfreds Rubiks Sandra Kalniete Raivis Dzintars Algirdas Butkevicius Algirdas Paleckis Dalia Grybauskaite Kazimira Danute Prunskene Vytautas Landsbergis Rolandas Aksas Viktor Uspaskich Valdemar Tomasevski Leonidas Donskis Arturas Zuokas Edgar Savisaar Andrus Ansip
The current website developed by YWSolution Limited

Estonia elected to UNESCO board

Nov 14, 2013
From wire reports, TALLINN

Estonia has been eleced as a memeber o thef United Nations educational, scientific and cultural organization (UNESCO) board, reports ERR.

The Baltic state joins 60 other countries on the board after it was elected on to the council in Paris, France. 

"As a member of the executive board, we will certainly draw attention to issues that are important to Estonia, such as Internet freedom, world heritage sites and education," said Marten Kokk, Estonia's permanent representative to UNESCO.

Estonia joined UNESCO in 1991. The organization has given special recognition to Tallinn's Old Town district, the Struve Geodetic Arc, the Baltic Way, traditional Seto songs, the national song and dance festivals, and Kihnu's island culture.

 

 

 

Estonia was, as expected, elected as a rotating member of the executive board of the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in a vote yesterday at the organization's general conference in Paris.

Estonia will be appointed to the position from 2014-2015 and will be among nearly 60 other countries on the board, reported uudised.err.ee.

"As a member of the executive board, we will certainly draw attention to issues that are important to Estonia, such as Internet freedom, world heritage sites and education," said Marten Kokk, Estonia's permanent representative to UNESCO.

Estonia joined UNESCO in 1991. The organization has given special recognition to Tallinn's Old Town district, the Struve Geodetic Arc, the Baltic Way, traditional Seto songs, the national song and dance festivals, and Kihnu's island culture.

 MORE NEWS
  • Lithuania considers anti Russi...
    Lithuania is drafting anti-Russian sanctions that may be imposed depending on the ...
  • Russia moves aircraft close to...
    Estonian defense minister Sven Mikser said Tuesday it was 'no surprise' Ru...
  • Lithuania health minister to s...
    Some of the decrees signed by the former Lithuanian Minister of Health Vytenis Pov...
  • NATO could deploy full time fo...
    NATO could deploy permanent forces in Latvia amid the Ukraine crisis, Latvia...
  • PHOTO: Holiday makers pack out...
    Holiday makers pack out Jurmala beach in Latvia in this photo from the 1980'...
  • Estonia allows pork to cross b...
    Estonia has reversed a decision to ban Lithuanian pork from crossing its border...
  • Riga Apartments for Rent

    Maximus
    © 2014 BALTIC NEWS LTD. All Rights Reserved.