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The Riigikogu celebrated its 100th anniversary

NordenBladet — The Riigikogu celebrated its 100th anniversary with a special sitting, where the President of the Riigikogu Henn Põlluaas and President of the Republic Kersti Kaljulaid made speeches. The President of the Riigikogu Henn Põlluaas pointed out that just

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Conference rooms of the Riigikogu were given the names of Estonian statesmen

NordenBladet — On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the Riigikogu, three conference rooms of Toompea Castle were named after the Speakers of the Riigikogu Otto Strandman, August Rei and Jaan Tõnisson today. Bas-reliefs of the statesmen were put

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Launch of stamp commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Riigikogu

NordenBladet — On Wednesday, 24 April, at 12 noon, the President of the Riigikogu Henn Põlluaas will open the launch of the stamp commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Riigikogu. This will take place in the White Hall of Toompea

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The Riigikogu and the National Library are holding a presentation for a book about the history of the parliament

NordenBladet — On Wednesday, 24 April, there will be a public presentation of the book Estonian Parliament 1917–1940 in the National Library. The author, Jaak Valge PhD., has written a 700-page study on the early years of the parliament, from

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Riigikogu is celebrating its 100th anniversary with a special sitting

NordenBladet — Today at 12 noon, the Riigikogu is holding a special sitting to celebrate its 100th anniversary. This will begin with an opening address by Henn Põlluaas. “The Constituent Assembly shaped Estonia’s developmental avenues as the first representative body.

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The Riigikogu anniversary week starts with the opening of a travelling exhibition

NordenBladet — Today at 1 p.m., the President of the Riigikogu Henn Põlluaas will open the travelling exhibition Riigikogu 100, dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the Riigikogu, in the Governor’s Garden. The exhibition presents the century-long history of the

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The Riigikogu authorised Jüri Ratas to form a Government

NordenBladet — At today’s sitting, the Riigikogu authorised the candidate for Prime Minister Jüri Ratas to form a Government. 55 members of the Riigikogu supported the authorisation and 44 were against. In his speech, Ratas said that Estonia had been

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Brexit calls for more Nordic-EU co-operation

NordenBladet – “More Nordic co-operation is needed in the EU when the UK leaves” was one message that was put forward during an EU election debate in connection with the Nordic Council’s theme session in Copenhagen. This was the first

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Report: the time is right to promote the Nordic “peace” brand

NordenBladet – The momentum and willingness are growing for the Nordic countries to work even more closely together on peace and conflict resolution. Opportunities are available right now to boost the “Nordic peace brand”, according to a new Nordic report.

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New biodiversity targets must set the bar high

NordenBladet – The loss of biodiversity is one of the biggest challenges facing mankind. The Nordic ministers for the environment now want to set the bar high and ensure that the voice of young people is heard in negotiations for

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Nordic Region pushes for global agreement on plastics

NordenBladet – In a joint declaration, the Nordic countries are pushing for a new global agreement on the reduction and prevention of plastic waste and microplastics discharged into the sea. Plastic pollution in our seas and oceans is a worldwide

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Board of the Riigikogu approved the number of members and allocated seats in standing committees

NordenBladet — The Board of the Riigikogu (Parliament of Estonia) approved the number of members in its ten standing committees, and decided how many seats each faction would have in the committees. The allocation of seats in the committees depends

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Kaja Kallas did not obtain the support of the Riigikogu to form a Government

NordenBladet — At today’s sitting, the Riigikogu did not support authorising the candidate for Prime Minister Kaja Kallas to form a Government. 45 members of the Riigikogu supported Kallas and 53 were against. At the beginning of her speech, Kallas

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Mihkelson in Kiev: we must defend Ukraine’s efforts to join the EU and NATO

NordenBladet — The Head of the Estonian delegation to the NATO Parliamentary Assembly Marko Mihkelson spoke at the high level Kyiv (Kiev) Security Forum, saying that without a strong strive for independence from the part of Ukraine, Estonia and many

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President of the Riigikogu and President of Latvia discussed regional cooperation

NordenBladet — At the meeting of President of the Riigikogu (Parliament of Estonia) Henn Põlluaas and President of the Republic of Latvia Raimonds Vējonis today, the discussion focused on regional cooperation and the excellent relations between the two countries. Põlluaas

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What 2050 will look like | Fast Future Forecasts for 2050

NordenBladet – What will life be like in 2050? Read 87 predictions for 2050, a year that will see the world transform in big and small ways; this includes disruptions throughout our culture, technology, science, health and business sectors. It’s

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