This month, the Government of Estonia submitted its application to become a formal observer [pdf] in the Arctic Council, with that organisation planning on holding its next Ministerial Meeting in Reykjavík during May 2021.
In conjunction with the application, a webinar, entitled ‘Estonia as an Aspiring Arctic Council Observer State: Promoting Smart Solutions‘, will be held [pdf] on 30 November at 1500-1700 CET (0900-1100 EST).
The speakers for this online event will include Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid and Foreign Minister Urmas Reinsalu, as well as specialists in Estonia’s foreign policy and Arctic interests. Marc Lanteigne, OtC editor, will also be speaking at the event. The webinar will be streamed via the Estonian Foreign Ministry’s Facebook page and on Youtube.