United Nations Economic Commission for Europe, UNECE

Estonia is a member of UNECE since 1991. Estonia participate actively at the annual session meetings, also at the expert group meetings and ad hoc sessions.

Depending on the broad scope of UNECE activities, many national institutions participate in the topical activities: in addition to the Permanent Mission in Geneva, the contributing parties are, amongst others, the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications, the Ministry of Interior, the Ministry of Social Affairs, Tax and Customs Board, Land Board, Statistics Estonia, and others. Often, also, different private sector actors and local municipalities participate in the work of UNECE, for example the Rakvere Clever House Centre of Excellency project.