We Stand with Ukraine

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EFPI INTRODUCTION

The Estonian Foreign Policy Institute (EFPI) is an autonomous research unit belonging to the International Centre for Defence and Security. EFPI’s mission is to contribute to a better and deeper understanding of international relations in Estonian society, paying special attention to Estonia’s role in a changing world. To achieve this goal, EFPI conducts research and provides a forum for competent discussions and analyzes.

EFPI staff are responsible for conducting research that can be used to make foreign policy decisions, speaking in international fora, commenting on the press, organizing lectures, seminars and conferences, and participating in networks and projects of international research institutes. EFPI works closely with government agencies, universities and research institutes in Estonia and abroad.

STAFF

Kristi Raik

Director of the Estonian Foreign Policy Institute at the ICDS

James Sherr OBE

Senior Fellow of the Estonian Foreign Policy Institute at the ICDS

Steven Blockmans

Senior Fellow of the Estonian Foreign Policy Institute at the ICDS

Frank Jüris

Research Fellow of the Estonian Foreign Policy Institute at the ICDS

Sanshiro Hosaka

Research Fellow of the Estonian Foreign Policy Institute at the ICDS

Kaarel Kullamaa

Junior Research Fellow of the Estonian Foreign Policy Institute at the ICDS

Sigrid Nuutre

Project Manager of the Estonian Foreign Policy Institute at the ICDS

Aimar Ventsel

Non-Resident Fellow of the Estonian Foreign Policy Institute at the ICDS