During the first meeting of the Joint Monitoring Committee of Estonia-Russia Cross-Border Cooperation Programme 2014-2020 on 30-31 March 2016  the decision to establish the Joint Technical Secretariat (JTS) for implementation of the Estonia-Russia CBC Programme was taken. JTS has started its functions in April 2016.

Main office of the JTS is located in Tartu, Estonia and hosted by Enterprise Estonia.

Ms Unda Ozolina, the head of the Joint Technical Secretariat of Estonia-Russia CBC Programme has started her duties and is responsible for overall management and coordination of the JTS team`s work.

Unda holds Master’s degree in Public Administration (the University of Latvia) and has diverse experience in cross-border cooperation. She has been involved in various international projects, for six years worked in Riga as a head of the JTS of Estonia-Latvia –Russia ENPI CBC Programme 2007-2013, has been a director of University of Latvia branch in Valka and more than 15 years involved at Valka municipality council.

e-mail:;  phone: +372 737 7253

Ms Krista Staškevitš, the assistant of the Joint Technical Secretariat of Estonia-Russia CBC Programme provides support to ensure smooth day-to-day operation of the office.

Krista has BS degree in Psychology. Her previous work experiences are in the field of communication in different enterprises and institutions, as well she has been involved in EU educational programmes’ projects. From 2015 Krista has been working as an assistant in the Estonia-Latvia programme and since April 2016 sharing her responsibilities with Estonia-Russia CBC Programme.

e-mail:, phone: +372 737 7249

Estonia-Russia CBC Programme promotes joint activities for the improvement of the regions on both sides of the common borders.

Contact information:

Joint Technical Secretariat of Estonia-Russia Programme
Sõbra 56 (V floor)
51013 Tartu