Tiina Intelmann

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Intelmann in 2011

Tiina Intelmann (born 25 August 1963)[1] is an Estonian diplomat; she was the Permanent Representative of Estonia to the United Nations in New York from 2005 to 2011 and was the President of the Assembly of States Parties of the International Criminal Court from December 2011 until December 2014. Since then, she is the Head of the EU Delegation in Liberia.

Early life and education[edit]

Born in Tallinn, Intelmann was educated at Leningrad State University.[2]


In 1991, Intelmann became a diplomat with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Estonia.[2] From 1999 to 2002, she was Estonia's Permanent Representative to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe.[2] From 2002 to 2005 Intelmann was the Foreign Ministry's Undersecretary for Political Affairs and Relations with the Press.[2] She became the Permanent Representative to the United Nations on 30 March 2005.[2] In 2011, her term at the UN ended and she became Estonia's ambassador to Israel and Estonia's non-resident ambassador to Montenegro.[3]

On 12 December 2011, Intelmann was elected to succeed Christian Wenaweser as the President of the Assembly of States Parties of the International Criminal Court.[4] She is the first woman to have headed the ICC's Assembly of States Parties.[3] Tiina Intelmann was succeeded as President of the Assembly by Sidiki Kaba, Minister of Justice of Senegal.[5]


  1. ^ Kossar, Kristel (19 January 2013). "Tiina Intelmann: inimesed on väsinud olemast tublid" (in Estonian). naine24. Retrieved 24 November 2013.
  2. ^ a b c d e "Her Excellency Tiina Intelmann", The Washington Diplomat, 2010-11-11.
  3. ^ a b "Former UN Ambassador To Be Nominated for ICC Assembly Presidency", Estonian Public Broadcasting, 2011-07-29.
  4. ^ "Tiina Intelmann Becomes President of the Assembly of ICC", Estonian Public Broadcasting, 2011-12-12.
  5. ^ "Minister of Justice of Senegal, H.E. Mr. Sidiki Kaba, endorsed for the position of President of the Assembly, meets with States Parties in New York", Assembly of States Parties", 2014-10-02.

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Diplomatic posts
Preceded by
Jaak Jõerüüt
Permanent Representative of Estonia to the United Nations
Succeeded by
Margus Kolga
Preceded by
Aino Lepik von Wiren
(resided in Tallinn)
Ambassador of Estonia to Israel
Succeeded by
Malle Talvet-Mustonen
Preceded by
Christian Wenaweser
President of the Assembly of States Parties to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court
Succeeded by
Sidiki Kaba
Preceded by
Attilio Pacifici (Italy)
Head of the Delegation of the European Union in Liberia
Succeeded by