Kristiina Ojuland
Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Estonia

Kristiina Ojuland participated in the World Leaders Forum panel, Women Foreign Ministers and Permanent Representatives to the United Nations, in September 2004.

Date and place of birth
17 December 1966 Kohtla-Järve, Estonia

Marital status

Party affiliation, electoral district
1995- Estonian Reform Party
Ida-Virumaa electoral district

1992 Estonian School of Diplomacy, diplomat
1990 University of Tartu, law; MA in politology
1985 Jõhvi Secondary School No. 1

2005- X Riigikogu
2002-2005 Minister of Foreign Affairs of Republic of Estonia
1999-2003 IX Riigikogu
1995-1999 VIII Riigikogu
1994 VII Riigikogu
1997-2001 Concordia International University, Director of the European Institute
1994-1996 Association of Estonian Broadcasters, Director
1993-1994 Estonia's Representative in the Council of Europe
1992-1993 Ministry of Foreign Affairs, I Political Department, Secretary
1990-1992 Ministry of Justice of Republic of Estonia, Draft Legislation Department, specialist

Membership in representative bodies
VII (1994), VIII, IX and X Riigikogu
1996-1997, 1999-2000 Tallinn City Council

Membership in other organisations
Women's Reform Club NAIRE
Club 13+

Order of the National Coat of Arms, 5th class, 2001
Commander of the National Order of the Legion of Honour of France
2003 Grand Officer of the Order of Infante Dom Henrique, Portugal
Order of Merit of the Republic of Italy 1st class
Future Leader 2003 (awarded at the World Economic Forum in Davos)

English, Russian and French

Journalistic activity
Articles in Estonian and international press and in special publications

Participated In

Women Foreign Ministers and Permanent Representatives to the United Nations panel Discussion

Date: September 23, 2004 from 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Location: Low Memorial Library
President Lee C.
Bollinger hosts a panel discussion between women leaders. The discussion
explores strategies to eliminate violence and discrimination against

Co-sponsored by the Council of Women World Leaders