THE ESTONIAN WORLD COUNCIL About Us UNITES ESTONIANS ABROAD

Our mission

Represent and unite

Estonians abroad, help maintain their national identity and foster cooperation.

Exchange information

among members and disseminate information about their activities and EWC.

Develop the network

of organizations of Estonians abroad.

Defend the interests

of Estonia and strengthen the ties between the Republic of Estonia, Estonians in Estonia, and Estonians living abroad.

About us

The Estonian World Council is a non-profit organization established in 1954 to unite Estonians abroad.

Today EWC holds annual meetings that rotate among North America, Europe, and Estonia. In May 2018 in Tallinn, it passed resolutions, among other items with proposals to strengthen ties with the Estonian government and Estonians abroad. EWC members are working to achieve these goals.

History

The Estonian World Council (EWC) was established in 1954 in the United States to unite Estonian communities abroad and help international coordination for Estonia’s re-independence. Three large central organizations – Estonian American National Council, Estonian Central Council in Canada, Association of Estonians in Sweden – were founding members of EWC.

News

THE ESTONIAN WORLD COUNCIL SCHOLARSHIP FUNDS HAVE BEEN TRANSFERRED TO THE ESTONIAN STUDENTS FUND IN USA, INC.

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Estonian World Council Board and Members

The Estonian World Council currently has 11 Member Organizations and a board.

Aho Rebas (Sweden)

President

ahorebas@ yahoo.se

Iivi Zajedova (Czech)

Vice-President

zajedovamrs@ gmail.com

Marju Rink-Abel (USA)

Vice-President

marju.rink_abel@ verizon.net

Gilda Karu (USA)

Treasurer

abistaja@ yahoo.com

www.estonia.org.au
President Sirje Jogi Rivers
aesl@ estonia.org.au

Delegate: Maie Barrow
maie_barrow@ yahoo.com

Deputy Juho Looveer

www.eüsl.de
Maie Kisis-Vainomäe
maie.kisis@ t-online.de

Deputy Meeli Bagger

www.estoniancouncil.ca
President Kairi Taul-Hemingway
estoniancentralcouncil@ gmail.com

Delegate Reet Marten Sehr
sehr@ sympatico.ca

Delegate Laas Leivat
laas.leivat@ rogers.com

Deputy Josh Gold

www.estosite.org
President and delegate Marju Rink-Abel
erku@ estosite.org

Delegate Sirje Kiin

Deputy Maia Linask

www.eestihaal.co.uk

4 Briar Gate
Long Eaton
Nottingham NG10 4BL
UK

President Toomas Ojasoo
toomas@ ntlworld.com

Delegate Reet Järvik
reetjarvik@ hotmail.com

Nometnu iela 62B
Riga LV1002
LATVIJA

President and delegate Toomas Kalda
tomkal11@ inbox.lv

Deputy Aiva Plauča

www.les.lt
President and delegate Liia Urman
urman@ lorensas.eu

Deputy Ülle Ederma

www.sverigeesterna.se
info@ sverigeesterna.se
Wallingatan 34
111 24 Stockholm
SWEDEN

President and delegate Sirle Sööt
sirle.soot@ gmail.com

Delegate Leelo Pukk
leelo.pukk@ gmail.com

Deputy Aili Salve

cektek.praha@ gmail.com

Delegate Iivi Zajedova
zajedovamrs@ gmail.com

President and delegate Spartak Shenks
shenksmr@ gmail.com

Deputy Liia Urman

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