Estonia

Media
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Training for young journalists

Young  journalists living in Finland, Estonia, Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, and Germany are called to connect, debate and learn over a 2-day online workshop in October.

AIESEC in Estonia

National Network
Estonia
Address

MTÜ AIESEC Eesti - Raua tänav 23,
Tallinn
Estonia

Telephone
+3726805642
E-Mail
estonia@aiesec.net
Mobile Phone
+37259181949
Organisation Type
Non-Governmental Organization
Year of Establishment
1989
Fields of Activity
  1. International/Cultural relations
  2. Youth and education
General Information
Field of Activity: Cooperate Social Responsibility, Youth Marketing, Professional & Volunteering Internships for Students, Talent Sourcing for Companies. We are one of the world’s largest providers of high-calibre youth talent and volunteers. We develop the next generation of leaders and connect them with businesses and NGO’s. We proudly count a Nobel Peace Prize laureate and numerous world, business and NGO leaders amongst our one million strong alumni community. To date, we’ve delivered over 480,000 internship and volunteering experiences, and it’s all been led by young leaders who believe in making the world a better place. Local Office in Estonia: Tallinn & Tartu. Total Members: 100 members Present across all the university in Tallinn and Tartu
Mission and Objectives

Vision: Peace and fulfillment of humankind’s of potential. Objectives: Our international platform enables young people to explore and develop their leadership potential for them to have a positive impact in society. AIESEC provides its members with an integrated development experience comprised of leadership opportunities, international internships and participation in global learning environment.

Main Projects / Activities

AIESEC is managing and co-ordination 4 programs for youth to participate in: Team Member programme: It is one of the most crucial ways in which you can start on your path towards leadership development. In this phase you will be introduced to a practical team experience, gain access to a global network and engage in practical hard skills development. Team Leader programme: This experience will culminate in your personal and professional development through the concept of team building and management. You get to experience leading other members and guiding them in their work, thus becoming a crucial part of their development. Global Internship programme: This programme offers internships that contribute to the professional development of a member and assist them to specialise in a certain field of work. They are normally long term in nature and involve working on diverse business projects and organisations. Global Community Development programme: International internships are the most intense learning experience we offer and link together our global network. This programme encompasses cross-cultural positive impact through working abroad for social and community development projects that lead to self-development and skill enhancement for the member undertaking the programme.

Contact (1) Full Name
Jeffrey Ormsbee Sweeney
Job Title
President
Head of the organisation
Jeffrey Ormsbee Sweeney
Contact (2) Full Name
Laura Liisa Lemetsaar
Job Title (2)
Finance Director
Good Practice
Éducation
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Éducation Euro-Med Sans Frontières

La crise économique européenne a mis à rude épreuve les relations entre de nombreux pays européens. Cela a également conduit à saper des valeurs telles que la démocratie et la liberté sur lesquelles l'Union européenne était bâtie. Ces mêmes valeurs...

Eesti Pagulasabi MTÜ - Estonian Refugee Council

National Network
Estonia
Address

Lai 30
Tartu
Estonia

Telephone
+372 517 4334
E-Mail
eero@pagulasabi.ee
Organisation Type
Non-Governmental Organization
Fields of Activity
  1. Human rights
General Information
We are normally around 3-4 paid staff and volunteers.
Mission and Objectives

In April 2011 new statues were developed, new board was elected and membership was changed. ERC changed its direction of activities from giving legal advice to refugees and asylum seekers to providing assistance and information on integration to Estonian society to refugees. ERC has stated four priorities for its activities:
Assistance to cultural, social and labour market integration of refugees;
Raising public awareness on refugee issues in Estonia;
Advocacy work and representation of refugee interest;
Securing public as well as private funding for its activities.

Main Projects / Activities

You can see our activities onhttp://www.pagulasabi.ee/

Contact (1) Full Name
Eero Janson

Eesti People to People

National Network
Estonia
Address

Karberi 33-76
13919 Tallinn
Estonia

Telephone
+3726355697
E-Mail
ruta.pels@mail.ru
E-Mail (2)
ptpest@hot.ee
Mobile Phone
+37253088867
Organisation Type
Non-Governmental Organization
Year of Establishment
1997
Fields of Activity
  1. Arts
  2. Democracy and community development
  3. Gender
  4. International/Cultural relations
  5. Media
  6. Youth and education
General Information
  Eesti People to People is a non-profit organisation registered in Estonia in 1997 and with activities since 1993 as a chapter of People to People International NGO.  Eesti People to People has 10 members and more than 100 volunteers at the moment. There are many people with fewer opportunities among NGO members – national minorities, unemployed. There are students, teachers and decision makers (local authorities, MPs, etc), general public among target groups.      
Mission and Objectives

The purpose of People to People aims to enhance international understanding and friendship through educational, cultural and humanitarian activities involving the exchange of ideas and experiences directly among peoples of different countries and diverse cultures. Eesti PTP is committed to enhance cross-cultural communication within each community, and across communities and nations. Tolerance and mutual understanding are central themes.

Main Projects / Activities

Eesti People to People has experience in organising training courses, seminars and conferences. Eesti People to People has experience in LLP Programme including Leonardo da Vinci partnership project, EuropeAid, DAPHNE III, Nordplus, NORDEN and Erasmus+ KA1, KA2 and KA3 projects as partner and co-beneficiary.
The main topics for NGO staff members as trainers are global education, sustainability, cultural diversity, inclusion, gender, media, European citizenship and European values. Eesti People to People works with skills oriented VET projects. NGO is partner in Erasmus+ KA1, KA2 and KA3 project, also in Nordplus project at the moment.
 
Eesti People to People is active as sending and hosting organization and will share own experience from previous projects funded by European Commission. Eesti People to People is part/chapter of People to People International and participates in many cultural activities around the world. We hosted PTPI worldwide conference in Estonia in 2012 and there were many participants from Europe, Asia and USA.
Eesti People to People is active as sending and hosting organisation and participated in many Youth in Action Programme and Erasmus+ projects in Estonia and abroad. One of Youth in Action training course was organized by Eesti People to People in Armenia in 2013. In 2014 Erasmus+ training course was organized in Estonia for 30 youth workers form 3 Baltic and 3 Caucasus countries. “Gender and Media” training course was for youth workers from 14 countries, including Jordan, Israel, Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Moldova and Ukraine. Eesti People to People regularly sends youth and youth workers to the projects in EU and also Caucasus, Ukraine, Moldova, all Balkan countries, etc.
Eesti People to People was partner in PCD EuropeAid project where one of partner was from Cabo Verde, second awareness raising EuropeAid multi-media project was with partners from Kenya and Eesti People to People sent to Kenya 5 teachers for two weeks in 2014, we help one of schools in Nairobi till now. Eesti People to People will organize Erasmus+ training course for youth workers from 12 countries in Estonia in October 2016, 5 participants will be from Syria.
Eesti People to people sent to Jordan for study visit 3 youth workers in July 2016 and 5 participants to EuroMed project to Palestine in December 2016.
Eesti People to People is partner in the Technical Assistance Project "More and Better EU Aid Volunteers: enhancing technical capacity of European organisations and improving opportunities for EU citizens to participate in humanitarian aid actions" funded by EACEA.
Eesti People to People is part/chapter of People to People International and participates in many activities around the world. We hosted PTPI worldwide conference in Estonia in 2012 and there were many participants from Nepal, Pakistan and other countries (also from USA, EU, Russia, etc).
Eesti People to People is member of national platform AKÜ (Arengukoostöö Ümarlaud - Estonian Roundtable for Development Cooperation). AKÜ's main areas of work are development and global education.
Eesti People to People participates as one of 32 members of the Estonian National Platform AKÜ http://www.terveilm.ee in different actions in Ghana, Kenya and other countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America, Caucasus through GLEN program, financed by Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. 
Eesti People to People coordinates in Estonia annual Global Education Week of the North-South Center of the Council of Europe and works with high school students and teachers. In October 2016 Eesti People to People hosted in Tallinn Baltic Regonal seminar of the Global Education and coordinates follow up activities during 2017-2018.
Eesti People to People is supporting Destiny school in Nairobi Matara slam in Kenya during last two years. Five Estonian teachers, Eesti PtP volunteers, visited this school in 2014 in the frame of EuropeAid project “Makutano Junction: a multi-media approach to effective development education” (2013-2015) and now collect money at schools in Estonia from parents and children and send to Destiny school. This school principal sent many emails with photos and reports about payments for primary schools students, so they could continue education at Destiny school and also they renovated walls at school for this money.
Eesti People to People staff members has Erasmus+ Programme experience as trainers, projects coordinators and group leaders. There are professional journalist, educators and trainers among Eesti People to People key staff persons.
They coordinated in Estonia Grundtvig Partnership project “Europe needs active seniors” (2008-2010),
EuropeAid project "Enhancing policy coherence: making development work better” (2009-2012),
Leonardo da Vinci Partnership project “Cultural treasure hunt” (2010-2012),
Youth in Action “EyoUth-Day” – comprehensive non-formal learning for the future’s European youth citizens" project (2011-2012),
Youth in Action Programme trainings in Estonia “Gender and Media” (2011),
"Young people as important actors in social media" (2013),
“European Citizenship Education: Meanings, Understandings and Actions" (2013),
evaluation meeting “Gender and media toward creativity and entrepreneurship” (2012),
"3C in youth work: Creative thinking - efficient Communication - active Citizenship"(2013) training course in Armenia,
youth exchange “Creative reading and writing – access for youth to global media” (2012),
DAPHNE III project “Impact Of Relationship” (2012-2014),
EuropeAid project “Makutano Junction: a multi-media approach to effective development education” (2013-2015),
Erasmus+ KA1 mobility for adult project “Reading the city in adult” (2014-2015),
Europe for Citizens project “Reflection on the Future” (2014-2015),
NORDEN "Support for Civil Society and Equality in Baltic" project (2014-2016),
Erasmus+ KA1 youth project "Youthpass - your path"(2016),
Erasmus+ KA1 youth project "Analyse and think critically: media literacy for youth workers" (2016).
At the moment they are involved in Erasmus+ KA2 VET “ERA+” project (2015-2017), Erasmus+ KA2 VET "MINDS into MATTER - the "Book of Business" sustainable training tool in the tourist industry" project (2016-2018), Erasmus+ KA2 adult "Media literacy in adult education" (2016-2017), Erasmus+ KA3 project "inEDU inclusive education model for children with migrant background in pre-schools", in capacity building project “CooperActive II”, Europe for Citizens “Unspoken truths”,  Nordplus adult project “Sustainable Tools 4 Trainers” as a partner.

How can you contribute to the Network in your country?

We can share our experience. Our trainers can work in projects about media and gender issues.

Why do you want to join the ALF Network?

We are interested in new partners and projects, also in networking for capacity building.

Contact (1) Full Name
Ruta Pels
Job Title
NGO president
Head of the organisation
Ruta Pels

Estonia

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The Head of the Anna Lindh National Network in Estonia is the Estonian School of Diplomacy (ESD), which was elected by members in 2016.

The Estonian School of Diplomacy (ESD, www.edk.edu.ee)  is a foundation/non-profit institution with an objective to promote theoretical and practical knowledge in the field of international relations, European integration, diplomacy and public administration reform. In this framework ESD organizes:

•scholarship programs
•management of international consultancy/training projects
•advanced tailor-made training courses
•scientific research and development
•publishing.

Over the years ESD has carried out several projects focusing on sharing Estonia’s reform experience and integration into the EU and NATO, foreign service formation, international relations, cooperation and diplomacy, international negotiations, state and democracy building, public administration reform. A number of tailor-made training projects have been launched for diplomats and civil servants from Afghanistan, Central Asia, Kosovo, Iraq, and Palestine.

Estonian Oriental Society

National Network
Estonia
Address

Ülikooli 18-226
50090 Tartu
Estonia

Telephone
+3727375589
E-Mail
peeter@raudsik.ee
Organisation Type
Other
Year of Establishment
1935
Fields of Activity
  1. International/Cultural relations
  2. Research
  3. Youth and education
General Information
Estonian Oriental Society is an Estonian academic network, connecting specialists on Middle-East and Asia.
Mission and Objectives

The aim of the organization is to provide relevant information on Middle-East and Asia to students and wider public through organizing lecture, discussions and publishing compendiums. 

Main Projects / Activities

Research, discussion circles, academic teaching

How can you contribute to the Network in your country?

I am able to share my experiences and knowledge on Middle-East and Arab World to other members, interested in learning about the regional issues and opportunities. 

Why do you want to join the ALF Network?

Networking.

Contact (1) Full Name
Märt Läänemets
Job Title
Director
Head of the organisation
Märt Läänemets

Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir

National Network
Estonia
Address

Toompuiestee 20
10149 Tallinn
Estonia

Telephone
+372 660 9604
E-Mail
esper@epcc.ee
Mobile Phone
+372 565 5515
Organisation Type
Public/Private Non-Profit Foundation
Year of Establishment
1981
Fields of Activity
  1. Arts
General Information
Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir Foundation Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir (EPCC) was founded in 1981. The choir has carried on a special deed for many years – to present and cherish the music of Estonian composers. Concert season comprises about 60-70 concerts both at home and abroad. The choir has won the Grammy award two times (2007, 2014) and also been awarded other international prizes, i.e. Diapason d'or, Preis der Deutschen Schallplattenkritik, Danish Music Award, de Choc de l'Année Classica 2014. The EPCC Foundation was founded in 2014 when the previously state-run institution was turned into a foundation. The Foundation is run by its management, and in addition, the Foundation Council and the EPCC Creative Council account for fulfilling the organization's objectives. EPCC has 35 employees. EPCC is mainly funded by the State and it's average annual budget is 1 000 000 €.www.epcc.ee
Mission and Objectives

The EPCC's mission is to perform and record choir music in high professional quality, especially tending to Estonian music and Estonian composers both at home and abroad.www.epcc.ee

Main Projects / Activities

Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir (EPCC) is full time professional choir and it's repertoire varies from Gregorian chant and baroque music until XXI century compositions. EPCC's oncert season comprises about 60-70 concerts both at home and abroad.www.epcc.ee

How can you contribute to the Network in your country?

EPCC can contribute through educational and cultural cooperation.

Why do you want to join the ALF Network?

EPCC would like to widen it's family and activities taking part of possible co-operation projects through ALF Network.

Contact (1) Full Name
Esper Linnamägi
Job Title
General Manager
Head of the organisation
Esper Linnamägi

Estonian School of Diplomacy (ESD)

National Network
Estonia
Address

Tõnismägi 2
10122 Tallinn
Estonia

Telephone
003726317951
E-Mail
mariliis.maevere@edk.edu.ee
E-Mail (2)
vahur.made@edk.edu.ee
Organisation Type
Non-Governmental Organization
Year of Establishment
1990
Fields of Activity
  1. Democracy and community development
  2. Human rights
  3. International/Cultural relations
  4. Others
  5. Research
  6. Youth and education
General Information
The Estonian School of Diplomacy (ESD, www.edk.edu.ee)  is a foundation/non-profit institution with an objective to promote theoretical and practical knowledge in the field of international relations, European integration, diplomacy and public administration reform. In this framework ESD organizes: •scholarship programs •management of international consultancy/training projects •advanced tailor-made training courses •scientific research and development •publishing. Over the years ESD has carried out several projects focusing on sharing Estonia’s reform experience and integration into the EU and NATO, foreign service formation, international relations, cooperation and diplomacy, international negotiations, state and democracy building, public administration reform. A number of tailor-made training projects have been launched for diplomats and civil servants from Afghanistan, Central Asia, Kosovo, Iraq, and Palestine.
Mission and Objectives

The Estonian School of Diplomacy (ESD, www.edk.edu.ee)  is a foundation/non-profit institution with an objective to promote theoretical and practical knowledge in the field of international relations, European integration, diplomacy and public administration reform. In this framework ESD organizes:
•scholarship programs
•management of international consultancy/training projects
•advanced tailor-made training courses
•scientific research and development
•publishing.
Over the years ESD has carried out several projects focusing on sharing Estonia’s reform experience and integration into the EU and NATO, foreign service formation, international relations, cooperation and diplomacy, international negotiations, state and democracy building, public administration reform. A number of tailor-made training projects have been launched for diplomats and civil servants from Afghanistan, Central Asia, Kosovo, Iraq, and Palestine.

Main Projects / Activities

•scholarship programs
•management of international consultancy/training projects
•advanced tailor-made training courses
•scientific research and development
•publishing.

Contact (1) Full Name
Ms. Mari –Liis Mäevere
Job Title
Head of Network
Head of the organisation
Ms. Mari-Liis Mäevere
Contact (2) Full Name
Ms. Mari-Liis Mäevere

Estonie

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Estonia

Le Chef de file du réseau estonien de la Fondation Anna Lindh est Ethical Links.

Ethical Links est une ONG qui œuvre dans les domaines de la cohésion sociale, la tolérance interculturelle, la participation citoyenne et la démocratie, les droits de l’homme, la parité et le développement durable. Ethical Links perçoit ces thématiques comme profondément interconnectées et entend aborder les problèmes environnementaux, culturels et sociaux avec une approche holistique, en mettant l’accent sur l’interdépendance de ces secteurs.

Faire participer le public à une réflexion sur les processus globaux et locaux est l’une des clés du développement pour l’avenir. C’est pour cela que Ethical Links essaie de promouvoir la participation active, les expressions individuelles positives et créatives  ainsi que le volontariat.