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.
16 March 2017
The Dutch-Turkish Row: Can It Be Solved?
If you want to make an argument pointless, call your opponent a ‘Nazi’. That is exactly what happened between the Netherlands and Turkey recently,...
17 February 2017
What next for Ukraine?
The ICDS research fellows Kalev Stoicescu and Anna Bulakh discuss the Ukrainian future. The discussion was moderated by Erkki Bahovski.
16 September 2016
No. 157 • September 2016
Kurt Volker: "Russia Has No Interest in Cooperation with NATO"
NATO enlargement is far from over, the former US Permanent Representative to NATO believes.
10 June 2016
No. 154/155 • June 2016
New Threat in the Baltic Sea Region?
Despite the very good relationship between Estonia and Finland, cracks occasionally appear in their communication. Naturally, I do not mean the fields...
30 May 2016
Military Cadets from the Defence Academy of the United Kingdom Visited ICDS
On 30th of May military cadets from the Defence Academy of the United Kingdom visited ICDS office where ICDS Director Mr Jüri Luik, Chief Executive Mr...
13 May 2016
Special Edition • May 2016
Toomas Hendrik Ilves: Europe is in Serious Crisis Because of the Re-nationalisation of Politics
Our values are more important than ever.
12 February 2016
No. 149/150 • February 2016
Estonia Got the Best Deal Possible with the 1920 Tartu Peace Treaty
January marked Jaan Poska’s 150th anniversary.
17 November 2015
ICDS Researchers Discuss European Security with Kazakhstan’s Delegation
In cooperation with the Estonian School of Diplomacy (ESD), ICDS hosted a seminar on European security for the delegation of scholars from the Academy...