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Ambassador Kent’s Welcome Remarks at Polar Seminar hosted by the Estonian Academy of Sciences

September 20, 2023 Good afternoon, President Soomere, distinguished panelists, Members of the Academy, and guests.  It is truly wonderful to be in this architectural gem of a building, designed by Martin Gropius, the uncle of famed German-American architect Walter Gropius, who started the Bauhaus movement and ended up in my family’s town of Boston.  I ... Read More»

Maryland National Guard and Estonian Defense Forces Celebrate 30 Years of Partnership, with a focus on Cyber

September 20, 2023 The U.S. Maryland National Guard and Estonia celebrate thirty years of State Partnership this year.  During Baltic Blitz, a cyber exercise with Airmen from the Maryland Air National Guard and Estonian Defense Forces, senior leaders from both sides participated in a commemorative ceremony on September 19th at Ämari Air Base. The partnership ... Read More»

Ambassador George P. Kent’s Remarks at the 30th Celebration of the Maryland – Estonia State Partnership

September 19, 2023 General Herem, Major General Ühtegi, Colonel Collins, esteemed guests.  Tere Päevast. I am pleased to be here today with you to help celebrate 30 years of partnership between Maryland and Estonia. In many ways, this was a perfect match, going back centuries to early names – both “lands of Mary”: Terra Mariana ... Read More»

The U.S. Embassy Opens World-famous Museum’s Outdoor Exhibition About Pollinators in Tallinn

September 14, 2023 The Embassy of the United States of America will open an educational outdoor exhibition “Pollination Investigation” on the green area between Ehte and Kolde streets in Tallinn on Friday, September 15 at 1 p.m. as part of the Tallinn European Green Capital project “The Pollinators Highway.” “I can’t think of a better ... Read More»

Ambassador Kent interview with Eesti Päevaleht, September 5, 2023

Eesti Päevaleht So to start somewhere, tell us about these two conferences this week centered on governance and on cyber – what are the main areas of common interest in these areas? Ambassador Kent Well, I think, as you say, those are two topics that both of our countries care about deeply. We have the ... Read More»