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|Minister of Foreign Affairs|
January 2002 – February 2005
|Prime Minister||Siim Kallas
|Preceded by||Toomas Hendrik Ilves|
|Succeeded by||Jaak Jõerüüt|
17 December 1966 |
|Political party||Reform Party|
Kristiina Ojuland (born 17 December 1966 in Kohtla-Järve, Estonia) is an Estonian politician. She was the Foreign Minister of Estonia from 2002 through 2005. In June 2004 she ran for the post of secretary-general of the Council of Europe, but was defeated, receiving 51 of 299 votes. She was a member of the Estonian Reform Party from 1995 till 5 June 2013 and from 2009 to 2014 she served as 1 of the 6 Estonian MEPs in the European parliament. She was expelled from the Reform Party because of alleged vote rigging on 5 June 2013. She later founded the People's Unity Party, which failed to cross the 5% barrier in the 2015 parliamentary election.
In 1990 she received her LL.B. from University of Tartu. In 1992 she graduated from the Estonian School of Diplomacy in Tallinn and attended the Graduate Institute of International Studies in Geneva special program. In 1993 she attended the Vienna School of International Studies, special program.
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2007–2014: Vice President of the European Liberal Democrat and Reform Party (ELDR), member of the ELDR Bureau
2007–2014: Vice-chair of the The Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe in the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, ALDE-PACE Group
2007–2009: First vice-speaker of Riigikogu
2004–2007: Chair of the European Affairs Committee of Riigikogu
2002–2005: Minister of Foreign Affairs
1994–2002: Member of Riigikogu (parliament), member of the Foreign Affairs Committee, chair of the Estonian French parliamentary friendship group (1996 2002)
1996–2002: Head of the Estonian Parliamentary Delegation to PACE; Vice President of the PACE, Member of the Bureau
1999–2002: Leader of the PACE LDR Group
1999–2002: Vice President of the European Liberal, Democrat and Reform Party (ELDR), member of the ELDR Bureau
1995–2002: Foreign Secretary of the Estonian Reform Party
1994–1996: Director of the Estonian Broadcasting Association
1993–1994: Permanent Representative of Estonia to the Council of Europe
1992–1993: Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, responsible for Council of Europe
1990–1992: Estonian Ministry of Justice, Draft Legislation Department 
- Commander of the Legion of Honour (France)
- Grand Cross of the Order of Infante D. Henrique (Portugal)
- The Order of the National Coat of Arms 5th class (Estonia)
- Grand Decoration of Honour in Gold with Star for Services to the Republic of Austria (2007) 
- Grand Cross of the Order of the Crown of Georgia (2 February 2014)
In 2007, Ojuland participated as a celebrity contestant on the second season of Tantsud tähtedega, an Estonian version of Dancing with the Stars. Her professional dancing parner was Aleksandr Makarov.
- Estonian MEP Kristiina Ojuland Ejected From Reform Party Over Alleged Vote Rigging, ERR News
- "About Us – Reconciliation of European Histories Group". Reconciliation of European Histories Group. Retrieved 1 August 2011.
- "Reply to a parliamentary question about the Decoration of Honour" (pdf) (in German). p. 1825. Retrieved November 2012.
- Royal House of Georgia
- "Kristiina Ojuland lahutas abielu"
- Raimo Kägu: "Mul on sama tunne kui see, et naabrimees sada korda õhtu jooksul su naisega tantsib."
Toomas Hendrik Ilves
|Minister of Foreign Affairs
January 2002 – February 2005