Estonia’s membership and experts in UN bodies

Estonia’s membership in the UN bodies

  • Vice-Chair of the Fifth Committee, UNGA73, until September 2019
  • Rapporteur of the Second Committee, UNGA73, until September 2019
  • Member of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), 2017-2021
  • Vice-Chair of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), 2018-2019
  • Member of the UN Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations (CNGO), 2019-2022
  • Member of the UN Refugee Agency’s Executive Committee (UNHCR ExCom) since 2007, membership termless
  • Member of the Bureau of the Regular Process for Global Reporting and Assessment of the State of the Marine Environment, including Socioeconomic Aspects (Regular Process), 2016-2020 (Law of the Sea)
  • Co-chair of the of The Regular Process for Global Reporting and Assessment of the State of the Marine Environment, including Socioeconomic Aspects (Regular Process), since 2018

Estonia’s main upcoming candidacies

  • UN Security Council, non-permanent member 2020-2021
  • UNICEF Executive Board, member 2020-2022
  • UN General Assembly Vice-President 2022-2023
  • UN General Assembly President 2052

Most important recent memberships

  • Chair of the Second Committee, UNGA72
  • Vice-Chair of the First Committee, UNGA72
  • ECOSOC, member in 2015-2017
  • Vice-Chair of ECOSOC, UNGA70
  • UNESCO Executive Board, member 2013-2017
  • Peacebuilding Commission, member 2017
  • President of UNICEF Executive Board, 2016
  • UNICEF Executive Board, member 2014-2016

Estonian experts in UN Experts Groups