Ambassador

AMBASSADOR MARTEN KOKK

Personal data

  • Born: March 11, 1973, Tallinn, Estonia
  • Married, four children

Education

  • 2000 – 2001 Institute of Law
  • 1991 – 1995 Faculty of Law, University of Tartu

Career

  • 2016 – to-date Ambassador of Estonia to Mongolia (resident in Beijing)
  • 2016 – to-date Ambassador of Estonia to the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (resident in
    Beijing)
  • 2016 – to-date Ambassador of Estonia to the People´s Republic of China (resident in Beijing)
  • 2015 – 2016 Doyen of the OECD Ambassadors (resident in Paris)
  • 2013 – 2014 Chair of the OECD Budget Committee (resident in Paris)
  • 2011 – 2013 Ambassador of Estonia to OECD and UNESCO (resident in Paris)
  • 2009 – 2010 Secretary General, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • 2006 – 2009 Undersecretary on Administrative Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • 2001 – 2006 Director General of the State Chancellery
  • 2000 Head, Department of IT systems and document management, State Chancellery
  • 1999 Adviser to the Secretary of State of the Republic of Estonia, State Chancellery
  • 1997 Director, Human Rights Division, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • 1996 3rd Secretary, Human Rights Division, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • 1995 Attaché, Human Rights Division, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • 1994 Assistant Adviser, Human Rights Bureau, Legal Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Main areas of research

  • Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms (Institute of Law, Tallinn, Estonia)
  • Crisis Management (Institute of Foreign Policy, Stockholm, Sweden)

Studies abroad

  • 1996 Birmingham University, UK

Languages

  • Estonian (Native)
  • English (Fluent)
  • Russian (Fluent)
  • German (Basic)
  • French (Basic)