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President of the National Council of Switzerland arrives on a visit to Estonia

NordenBladet — On Friday, Moret will meet with the President of the Riigikogu Henn Põlluaas and members of the Estonia-Switzerland Parliamentary Group. She will also meet with the Deputy Chairman of the European Union Affairs Committee Riina Sikkut.   The

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Estonia: President of the Riigikogu Henn Põlluaas: Supreme Court acknowledged the work of the Riigikogu

NordenBladet — President of the Riigikogu (Parliament of Estonia) Henn Põlluaas welcomed today’s judgment of the Supreme Court of Estonia, according to which the mandatory funded pension reform was not unconstitutional. “With this judgment, the Supreme Court expressed its high

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Estonia: The Bill amending the Place Names Act passed the second reading in the Riigikogu

NordenBladet — The Bill that passed the second reading will change the functions of the Place Names Board in the resolution of place name disputes. Under the Bill on Amendments to the Place Names Act (186 SE), initiated by the

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Estonia: Foreign Affairs Committee starts discussing Arctic issues

NordenBladet — The Foreign Affairs Committee of the Riigikogu (Parliament of Estonia) starts discussions on the Arctic issues. In order to get background information for the discussions, the Committee decided to commission a study that would provide an overview of

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Estonia: Põlluaas in Finno-Ugric Day greeting to Finnish and Hungarian Speakers: multiplicity of cultures has a decisive role in preserving and strengthening of civilizations

NordenBladet — Today, on the Finno-Ugric Day, President of the Riigikogu (Parliament of Estonia) Henn Põlluaas sent a video greeting to the Speakers of the Parliaments of Finland and Hungary. He pointed out that multiplicity of cultures had a decisive

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Estonian and Finnish Speakers discussed bilateral and international relations

NordenBladet — President of the Riigikogu (Parliament of Estonia) Henn Põlluaas discussed bilateral relations with Finland, regional security and political situation in East Europe with Speaker of Eduskunta (Parliament of Finland) Anu Vehviläinen at a video conference today. “If you

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Estonia: Prime Minister made a political statement in connection with the submission of the development strategy “Estonia 2035”

NordenBladet — Prime Minister Jüri Ratas made a political statement in connection with the submission of the national long-term development strategy “Estonia 2035” to the Riigikogu. Ratas said that the strategy had been drafted with the help of nearly 17,000

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Estonia: Bill organising the Railways Act passed the second reading in the Riigikogu

NordenBladet — The Bill that passed the second reading will amend the Railways Act by including provisions arising from directives and by specifying domestic provisions, besides changing the text and structure of the current Act. According to the explanatory memorandum

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Chairs of parliamentary foreign affairs committees of Estonia, Latvia, Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary discussed regional cooperation

NordenBladet — At the video conference today, chairs of the Foreign Affairs Committees of the Parliaments of Estonia, Latvia, Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary discussed international and regional cooperation. The discussion focused on the developments in Belarus, the conflict

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Estonia: The Riigikogu tested a sitting with distance participation

NordenBladet — Today, members of the Riigikogu tested the technical solution created to conduct a sitting with distance participation; this would allow participation at the sitting by electronic means without being physically present in the Riigikogu Plenary Hall. The President

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Estonia won the Baltic Assembly Prize in Arts this year

NordenBladet — This year, the Baltic Assembly (BA) Prize in Arts was awarded to meditative documentary essay “Bridges of Time” (2018) by Kristīne Briede and Audrius Stonys, which was co-produced by Lithuanian, Latvian and Estonian studios and portrays the less-remembered

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Estonia: The Riigikogu passed an Act directed at reduction of energy consumption

NordenBladet — Today the Riigikogu passed an Act obligating the state to improve energy efficiency so as to aim to decrease energy consumption regardless of levels of economic growth. 86 members of the Riigikogu voted for the passing of the Act.

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Estonia: The Riigikogu agenda for the working week includes proceedings on 12 Bills and draft Resolutions

NordenBladet — The Riigikogu agenda for the working week includes proceedings on 12 Bills and draft Resolutions The Riigikogu approved its agenda for this working week, according to which no deliberation of Bills or replies to interpellations have been scheduled

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Estonia: Bill concerning energy sector passed the second reading in the Riigikogu

NordenBladet — At today’s sitting, the Bill to obligate the state to improve energy efficiency so as to aim to decrease energy consumption regardless of levels of economic growth passed the second reading in the Riigikogu. The Bill on Amendments

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Estonia: The Baltic Assembly discusses the impact of coronavirus and the achievements of the Estonian presidency

NordenBladet — Estonia as the holder of the presidency of the Baltic Assembly organises the meetings of the Presidium, the Budget and Audit Committee and the Consultative Council of the Baltic Assembly as video conferences today. The impact of the

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Estonia: The Riigikogu appointed Urmas Volens a justice of the Supreme Court

NordenBladet — At today’s plenary sitting, the Riigikogu appointed Urmas Volens a justice of the Supreme Court. He will become a member of the Supreme Court from 1 November 2020. The explanatory memorandum to the Draft Resolution of the Riigikogu “Appointment

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