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26.07.2018|Ministry of Defence

‘Colours of Freedom’ calls on people to share memories in the colours of the Estonian flag

‘Colours of Freedom’ calls on people to share memories in the colours of the Estonian flag This week we are starting the social media campaign ‘Colours of Freedom’, which calls on people to save photos symbolising freedom in the national colours during the anniversary year. The posted photos will...
Estonia, Latvia and Denmark to create new military command staff
12.07.2018|Ministry of Defence

Estonia, Latvia and Denmark to create new military command staff

Today, at the NATO Summit in Brussels, ministers of defence from Estonia, Latvia and Denmark signed a joint declaration of intention for the creation of the headquarters for Multinational Division North. In addition, the joint declaration of intention was signed in the capacity of contributing...
Minister of Defence visited the large Defence League youth camp Spectrum
10.07.2018|Ministry of Defence

Minister of Defence visited the large Defence League youth camp Spectrum

Minister of Defence Jüri Luik met yesterday in Lääne-Viru County with members of the Young Eagles and Home Daughters who are participating in the large camp Spectrum. According to Minister Luik, the camp provides an excellent opportunity for young people to get acquainted with national defence. ‘...
Tapa Rural Municipality and the Ministry of Defence working together
03.07.2018|Ministry of Defence

Tapa Rural Municipality and the Ministry of Defence working together

Today, Tapa Rural Municipality Mayor Alari Kirt and Minister of Defence Jüri Luik signed an agreement of good intentions, which confirms that cooperation will continue in the development of infrastructure projects that are important to both parties. Minister of Defence Jüri Luik said that long-...
Joint Expeditionary Force training exercises also set to take place on the Baltic Sea
28.06.2018|Ministry of Defence

Joint Expeditionary Force training exercises also set to take place on the Baltic Sea

Today, in London, Minister of Defence Jüri Luik, along with the defence ministers of eight other countries, signed the cooperation agreement for the UK-led Joint Expeditionary Force (JEF). The nine countries within the military framework for cooperation are ready to quickly and flexibly contribute...
Ministers of Defence of Estonia and Great Britain met in London
28.06.2018|Ministry of Defence

Ministers of Defence of Estonia and Great Britain met in London

Minister of Defence Jüri Luik met yesterday, in London, with Gavin Williamson, Secretary of State for Defence of the United Kingdom, with whom he discussed the NATO Summit set for July, bilateral defence cooperation, and topics concerning the general security situation. The Ministers of Defence...
26.06.2018|Ministry of Defence

Estonia joins European Intervention Initiative

Minister of Defence Jüri Luik participated in the meeting of European ministers of defence and foreign affairs, in Luxembourg, where he signed a letter of intent for the European Intervention Initiative proposed by France. Yesterday, in Luxembourg, defence ministers from nine countries signed...
Minister of Defence names Kristjan Prikk as the new candidate for permanent secretary
22.06.2018|Ministry of Defence

Minister of Defence names Kristjan Prikk as the new candidate for permanent secretary

Minister of Defence Jüri Luik decided to submit Kristjan Prikk, the current Undersecretary for Defence Policy, to the government as the new candidate for permanent secretary. According to Luik, Prikk is a leading expert in defence policy, whose has successfully held high-responsibility jobs in the...
Ministry of Defence to organise Estonia’s first defence hackathon
21.06.2018|Ministry of Defence

Ministry of Defence to organise Estonia’s first defence hackathon

The Ministry of Defence, the Estonian National Defence College and the Estonian Defence Industry Association, together with Garage 48, invite experts in the field of defence to participate in Estonia’s first international development marathon in the field of defence. The Defence Makeathon will be...
Minister of Defence presented certificates to new national defence instructors
20.06.2018|Ministry of Defence

Minister of Defence presented certificates to new national defence instructors

Today, Minister of Defence Jüri Luik presented certificates to the graduates of the national defence instructor course and thanked them for their dedication. According to Luik, being a national defence instructor means new challenges and opportunities. ‘You will be the first point of contact for...

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