Ambassador

Ambassador-designate of the Republic of Estonia to the Kingdom of Belgium and Grand Duchy of Luxembourg 

H.E. Mr Artur Kink

Curriculum vitae

Born on 13.06.1977

Work experience

2020-2021        Policy advisor, Emerging Security Challenges Division, NATO, Brussels

2015–2020      Advisor, Permanent Representation of Estonia to the EU;

Chair and Counsellor, Foreign Relations Counsellors Working Party of the Council of the EU, Brussels

2014–2015      Director of Security Policy and Arms Control Division, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Tallinn

2007–2014      Political advisor and Deputy Permanent Representative,

Permanent Representation of Estonia to NATO, Brussels

2006–2007      Director of International Treaty Division, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Estonia, Tallinn

2003–2006      Lecturer in International Law, Member of directing staff, Baltic Defence College, Tartu

2000–2003      Desk Officer, Legal Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Estonia, Tallinn

1999–2000      Lawyer, Tartu 1st Law Office, Tartu

 

Education

1995–1999      Bachelor of Law, University of Tartu

2001                  Course for diplomats on European integration and international relations,

Clingendael Institute of International Relations, The Hague

2003                  Course on Law of Armed Conflict, International Institute of Humanitarian Law, San Remo

Foreign languages

English, Russian, French

Hobbies

Sports, military history, folk dancing

Family

Married with five children