HCNM statement to the 1229th Meeting of the OSCE Permanent Council (excerpt), 2019

[..] In Estonia, in addition to launching the Tallinn Guidelines, I engaged with the Government, minority representatives, civil society, and education professionals, both in the capital as well as in Narva. This regional visit complemented my first assessment of Estonia‚Äôs minority-related situation, following my first visit to the country in my current capacity in June … Continue reading "HCNM statement to the 1229th Meeting of the OSCE Permanent Council (excerpt), 2019"

HCNM statement to the 1188th Meeting of the OSCE Permanent Council (excerpt), 2018

[..] I have just concluded a visit to Estonia where I attended the Lennart Meri Conference and held a series of meetings with representatives of the Government, civil society and national minorities in Tallinn. I took note of the significant progress made in the integration of the Estonian society during the last two decades, especially … Continue reading "HCNM statement to the 1188th Meeting of the OSCE Permanent Council (excerpt), 2018"

HCNM statement to the 868th Meeting of the OSCE Permanent Council (excerpt), 2011

[..] Last week I visited Estonia. I was generally satisfied with the evidence indicating the increasing cohesion of Estonian society. Importantly, the State approach to integration emphasizes that integration involves active efforts by the majority as well as national minorities. The monitoring of the implementation of the State integration programme points to positive tendencies, including … Continue reading "HCNM statement to the 868th Meeting of the OSCE Permanent Council (excerpt), 2011"