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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.

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.

ÜEKN Plenary Sessions 2001-2020