European Union

Liis Lipre-Järma, a lawyer by profession, finished her graduate studies on EU Affairs in Basel University, Switzerland. She started at the Foreign Service in 2007 and specialized in the EU law and litigation at the European Court of Justice. From 2010-2013 she worked as a foreign policy/legal adviser to the Mission of Estonia to the UN in New York. Her focus was on international criminal law (the International Criminal Court) while advising the President of the Assembly of States Parties to the Rome Statute.  At the same time she was leading the campaign of Estonia to the UN Human Rights Council and to the Security Council. Back in Estonia, she worked in 2013 in the field of cyber security where she was writing international and foreign policy aspects of Estonian Cyber Security Strategy 2014-2017. In 2015 she was invited to join as a foreign policy adviser to the Office of the Head of State of Estonia where she works at present. Liis is a mother of 2-year-old boy.