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Virtual forum for Estonians across the globe will be held on May 2

Watch the virtual forum for global Estonians: May 2024

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The Foreign Ministry’s seventh virtual forum for Estonians worldwide: May 2024


We would like to highlight that the virtual forum will include a prize draw for a return plane ticket for two to Estonia with two nights of accommodation in a hotel in Tallinn. The prize draw will be held on 10 May at 12.00 Estonian time. You can enter the lottery by watching the virtual forum later, before 9 May at 23.00 Estonian time.


Jupiter - free web channel of ERR  "Siin me oleme"  

Arist EIK 

Work in Estonia 

International House Estonia

Integratsiooni Sihtasutus INSA

Start up Estonia 

Kood Jõhvi  

Defence Resources Agency - What’s different for Estonian citizens living abroad?

Nature Camera an immediate view of the constantly changing nature of Estonia.

KESKUS International Estonian Centre








  • Introduction by Ellen Valter
  • Words of welcome by Secretary General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Jonatan Vseviov
  • Tartu - European Capital of Culture 2024
  • Panel ‘Estonia as an opportunity’ (Rebeka Dronia, Marika Kristi Lampi, William Persson)
  • First-hand experiences from the private IT school kood/Jõhvi (Egon Saks with his wife Cristina)
  • Music by EiK


  • Estonia is searching for whom – both today and 10 years from now? (Work in Estonia, Suzanna Vatter)
  • Estonia as the breeding ground for unicorns (Startup Estonia, Eve Peeterson)
  • Video postcard from the Estonian community in Switzerland  
  • Marin Mõttus talks to Ellen Valter
  • Musical finale by EiK
  • Estimated end of the event at 17.45/18.00




Jonatan Vseviov
Secretary General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Rebeka Dronia
an Estonian raised in Namibia

Marika Kristi Lampi
an Estonian raised in the USA

William Persson
an Estonian raised in Sweden

Egon Saks
student of the IT school kood/Jõhvi

Suzanna Vatter
Work in Estonia

Eve Peeterson
Startup Estonia

Ellen Valter (Moderator)
leader of Toronto’s International Estonian Centre KESKUS

Marin Mõttus
Special Diplomatic Representative of Global Estonia

Music by EiK
musician and poet



Prize Draw

The virtual forum’s prize draw for plane tickets

  • Everyone who watches the virtual forum for Estonians across the globe on 2 May 2024 at 16.00 Estonian time can enter a prize draw and win return plane tickets for two to Estonia.
  • The prize draw is held on 10 May at 12.00 Estonian time, and if you register for subsequent viewing of the virtual forum, you can still enter the draw until 9 May at 23.00 Estonian time.
  • The flight must take place during the 2024 calendar year.
  • The Ministry of Foreign Affairs will contact the winner and will put them in touch with the travel agency in Tallinn where the tickets must be bought (they can be replaced with bus, ferry or train tickets).
  • The prize includes a two-night stay at the Hotel in Tallinn.
  • We are also offering the winner a tour at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs while they are in Estonia.
  • As it is a big world and plane ticket fees vary enormously, there is a cap on the ticket price.
  • Plane ticket price cap: economy class within Europe up to €600, rest of the world up to €1200.




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