Database of National Commissions for UNESCO

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Estonia
Estonian National Commission for UNESCO (UNESCO Eesti Rahvuslik Komisjon)
Información General
Nombre en inglésEstonian National Commission for UNESCO (UNESCO Eesti Rahvuslik Komisjon)
Dirección

2, Pikk Street
EE - 10123 Tallinn
Estonia

Teléfono(372-5) 028 475;
(372-6) 441-431;
(372-6) 313.757
Fax(372-6) 313.757
Correo electrónicounesco@unesco.ee; margit.siim@unesco.ee; kerli.gutman@unesco.ee (SG)
Sitio Web de Comisiones Nacionaleshttp://www.unesco.ee (in Estonian only)
Lengua de correspondenciaENGLISH
Dirigentes
NombreDr Kristin Kuutma
TítuloChairperson
Fecha de ElecciónFév. 2008
Duración del mandato
ComenzóFebrero 2008

NombreMs Kerli Gutman
TítuloSecretary-General
ComenzóEnero 2012

NombreMs Margit Siïm
TítuloDeputy Secretary-General
Fecha de ElecciónJune 1997
Duración del mandato
Comenzó
Tipo de ElecciónEmployed as a civil servant

Descripción
Fecha y Modalidad de Creación17 August 1992
EstatutoAutonomo
Ministerio de TutelaMinistry of Culture
Fechas de LegislaciónEl texto judicial fue aceptado20/07/1999 y revisado por última vez el
LegislaciónThe Commission has Statutes dating back to 1999.
Centro de documentaciónThe Commission has not settled any Documentation Centre.
Estructura de la ComisiónThe National Commission consists of the following bodies:
- The General Assembly (21 members), which meets twice a year;
- The Executive Committee (2 members), which meets every month;
- Programmes Committees, which are established on an ad hoc basis to address specific issues; the meetings of these Committees are convened as required.
- The Secretariat.

There used to be, in 1999, 2 Sub-Commissions dealing with (1) Cultural Management and (2) Cultural Heritage and Peace Education. The Sub-Commission for Cultural Management was established with a perspective of creating a UNESCO Chair for Cultural Management. It held its meetings as often as necessary (there were 4 meetings during 1999). The Sub-Commission for Cultural Heritage and Peace Education was established for promoting World Heritage education and supporting two intertwined initiatives - the Latin Quarter Project and the House of Peace Project.
Miembros/ComposiciónThe National Commission comprises 21 members, renewed every three years and representing the Ministries (Culture, Environment, Education), Estonian universities, academies of arts and science, national embassies, the National Library, national institutions and NGOs involved in UNESCO's fields of competence, as well as the media.
The Sub-Commission for Cultural Management represents Estonian universities-University of Tartu, Tallinn Pedagogical University, Estonian Academy of Arts, Estonian Academy of Music, Estonian Humanitarian Institute, the Ministry of Culture and the Ministry of Education.
The Sub-Commission for Cultural Heritage and Peace Education represents NGO's, such as Collegium Educationis Revaliae, St-Michael's Foundation, Tallinn city authorities, the Ministry of Culture and the Ministry of Education.
Comité EjecutivoThe Commission has no Executive Committee
Asamblea GeneralThe Gneral Assembly meets twice a year
Comités o SubcomitésCurrently the Estonian National Commission has two sub-commissions:

- The Sub-Commission for Cultural Management was established with a perspectie of creating a UNESCO Chair for Cultural Management. It holds its meetings as often as is necessary (there were 4 meetings during 1999). Members of this sub-Commission include Estonian universities (University of Tartu, Tallin Pedagogical University, Estonian Academy of Arts, Estonian Academy of Music, Esonian Humanitarian Institute), Ministry of Culture and Ministry of Education.

- The Sub-Commission for Cultural Heritage and Peace Education was established for promoting World Heritage education and supporting two very closely intertwined initiatives - Latin Quarter Project and the House of Peace Project. Members of this sub-Commission include NGOs (such as Collegium Educationis Revaliae and St. Michael's Foundation), Tallinn City Authorities, Ministry of Culture and Ministry of Education.
Interacción con UNESCO y otras Comisiones Nacionales
DescripciónThe Estonian Commission closely collaborates with the Baltic States' National Commissions for UNESCO (Lithuania and Latvia) as well as with the Commissions of Denmark, Germany, Poland, Finland and Sweden. The Commission also cooperates with the UN agencies operating in the country. The Secretary-General of the Austria National Commission has helped the Estonian Commission in the elaboration of its Statutes.
 
Publicaciones
 
UNESCO Eesti Rahvusliku Komisjoni Tegevusaruanne
IdiomaEstonian
TipoReport
Medios de comunicación social
PeriodicidadAnnual
FinanciamientoAnnual budget.
DistribuciónThe Report is circulated among the members of the Commission and the Ministry of Culture.