Mikser in 2017
|Member of Parliament|
|Assumed office |
2 July 2019
|Minister of Foreign Affairs of Estonia|
23 November 2016 – 29 April 2019
|Prime Minister||Jüri Ratas|
|Preceded by||Jürgen Ligi|
|Succeeded by||Urmas Reinsalu|
|Minister of Defence|
26 March 2014 – 14 September 2015
|Prime Minister||Taavi Rõivas|
|Preceded by||Urmas Reinsalu|
|Succeeded by||Hannes Hanso|
28 January 2002 – 10 April 2003
|Prime Minister||Siim Kallas|
|Preceded by||Jüri Luik|
|Succeeded by||Margus Hanson|
|Leader of the Social Democratic Party|
16 October 2010 – 30 May 2015
|Preceded by||Jüri Pihl|
|Succeeded by||Jevgeni Ossinovski|
|Born||8 November 1973|
|Political party||Centre Party (Before 2005)|
Social Democratic Party (2005–present)
|Alma mater||University of Tartu|
Mikser was the leader of the Social Democratic Party between 16 October 2010 and 30 May 2015. He has been the Minister of Defence since 26 March 2014 in Taavi Rõivas' first and second cabinets. On 23 November 2016 he assumed the position of Minister of Foreign Affairs in the cabinet of Jüri Ratas.
Mikser was elected as a Member of the European Parliament in 2019. He has since been serving on the Committee on Foreign Affairs and its Subcommittee on Security and Defence. In addition to his committee assignments, he is part of the Parliament's delegation to the Euronest Parliamentary Assembly and to the NATO Parliamentary Assembly.
- "Key dates ahead". European Parliament. 20 May 2017. Retrieved 28 May 2019.
- "Key dates ahead". BBC News. 22 May 2017. Retrieved 28 May 2019.
- "Ossinovski valiti sotside uueks juhiks, Mikser loobus". Postimees. 30 May 2015. Retrieved 31 May 2015.
- "New Estonian government assumes office". ERR. 9 April 2015. Retrieved 9 April 2015.
- "Minister of Foreign Affairs Sven Mikser". Government of Estonia. Retrieved 16 November 2018.
- "Eestist valitud Euroopa Parlamendi liikmed on teada". Pärnu Postimees (in Estonian). 27 May 2019. Retrieved 16 May 2020.
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