Editor-in-Chief of Diplomaatia
Erkki Bahovski has been with the International Centre for Defence and Security since 1 November 2014.
Bahovski started his career in journalism at Postimees daily in 1995, serving as head of the foreign news desk, editor of Tartu Postimees and opinion page editor. From 2008, he took a position as media adviser at the representation of the European Commission in Estonia. He had a short stint at the Estonian Foreign Policy Institute in 2012, following which he returned to the EC representation as information adviser.
Bahovski has also been active as a radio host, moderating the “Pressiklubi” programme on Kuku Radio and taking part in the Estonian Public Broadcasting programme “Rahva Teenrid” (Servants of the People). In 2009, Postimees conferred the title of opinion leader on him.
Bahovski has a degree in history from the University of Tartu, and has also studied at the Estonian Humanitarian Institute (now part of Tallinn University), the University of Groningen and the University of Oxford.
4 April 2018
NATO-EU Roundtable 2018
On April 4 Sven Sakkov, Director of ICDS, moderated a panel “NATO-EU Cooperation in Countering Hybrid Threats — From Past Origins to Future Prospects”...
19 February 2018
Hufvudstadsbladet interview with Erkki Bahovski
Finland’s largest Swedish speaking newspaper Hufvudstadsbladet, recently interviewed Erkki Bahovski, the Editor-in-Chief of Diplomaatia.
16 February 2018
No. 173/174 • February 2018
Turning Points in 100 Years of Estonian Diplomacy
Our external actions must ensure national independence
9 February 2018
Book launch “Information Warfare”
On Friday, February 9th, The International Centre for Defence and Security hosted a seminar and book launch for “Information Warfare” by Saara...
4 February 2018
Erkki Bahovski Represented Estonia in Brussels
On February 4th 2018, Erkki Bahovski, the Editor-in-Chief of Diplomaatia represented Estonia in the Brussels Bozar Centre of Fine Arts’ conference,...
15 September 2017
No. 169 • September 2017
The Catalans Also Have the Right to Self-Determination
In his interview with Diplomaatia, Jaume Clotet, Director General for Communications for the Government of Catalonia, says that Catalans have the...
5 September 2017
ICDS Video Chat: The Annual Baltic Conference on Defence
On September 6th the Annual Baltic Conference on Defence 2017 „European Defence Co-operation: Out of the Shadows?“ will take place in Tallinn.
16 June 2017
No. 166/167 • June 2017
“History does not repeat, but it does instruct,” argues historian Timothy Snyder, the author of several history books also published in Estonian, in...