President Alar Karis of Estonia during his address at the Munk School

An Address by H.E. Alar Karis, President of the Republic of Estonia

November 22, 2022 | 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Munk School, Centre for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies

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This event took place in person at the Campbell Conference Facility, Munk School, 1 Devonshire Place, Toronto, ON.

On November 22, His Excellency Alar Karis, President of the Republic of Estonia, delivered an address entitled "The Future of Euro-Atlantic Security: Is Ukraine our Moment of Truth?" at the Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy. Professor Peter Loewen, Director of the Munk School, delivered welcome remarks and Professor Andres Kasekampl moderated the discussion.

About the Speaker

His Excellency Alar Karis is the President of the Republic of Estonia. Until taking office on 11th October 2021, he was the director of the Estonian National Museum (from 2018). President Karis served as the Auditor-General of the Republic of Estonia from 2013-2018, and before that as the rector of the Estonian University of Life Sciences from 2003-2007 and of the University of Tartu from 2007-2012. Most of President Karis’ scientific career has focused on research and teaching in molecular genetics and developmental biology. He has worked at universities in Germany, the United Kingdom and the Netherlands, and joined the University of Tartu as a professor in 1999. His research has been among the most widely cited internationally of any Estonian scientist of his generation.

 

This event was sponsored by the Chair of Estonian Studies, the Centre for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies and the Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy.
Munk School, Centre for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies

Speakers

headshot of H.E. Alar Karis, President of the Republic of Estonia
H.E. Alar Karis

President of the Republic of Estonia

headshot of Andres Kasekamp
Andres Kasekamp

Chair, Estonian Studies, Munk School and Professor, Department of History, University of Toronto

headshot of Peter Loewen
Peter Loewen

(Welcoming Remarks)
Director, Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy