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Foreign Affairs Committee gets overview of emergency situation at public sitting

NordenBladet — Minister of Foreign Affairs Urmas Reinsalu will give the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Riigikogu (Parliament of Estonia) an updated overview of the emergency situation and its impact on foreign policy at the public sitting of the Committee

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Foreign Affairs Committee’s statement in support of the unity of the EU and NATO

NordenBladet — Members of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Riigikogu (Parliament of Estonia) adopted a statement in support of the unity of the European Union and NATO and the solidarity between the Member States. “Unity of the European Union

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The Riigikogu heard the political statement by the Prime Minister in connection with the supplementary budget

NordenBladet — At today’s plenary sitting of the Riigikogu, Prime Minister Jüri Ratas made a political statement in connection with the Bill on the supplementary budget for 2020. Prime Minister Jüri Ratas said that the size of the proposed supplementary

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Estonia: Põlluaas, Seeder and Kallas continue as members of the Board of the Riigikogu

NordenBladet — Henn Põlluaas was elected as the President of the Riigikogu, and Helir-Valdor Seeder and Siim Kallas were elected as Vice-Presidents. Chairman of the Social Democratic Party Faction Indrek Saar nominated Ivari Padar as a candidate for the President

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Estonia: The Riigikogu decided to hold the election of the Board on Wednesday

NordenBladet — The Riigikogu approved its agenda for this working week and decided to change its working schedule so that sittings will be held on Monday and Wednesday, and Question Time will take place on Wednesday. Under the Riigikogu Rules

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Estonia: Foreign Affairs Committee: Overcoming the crisis requires solidarity and readiness to learn from experience

NordenBladet — Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Riigikogu (Parliament of Estonia) Enn Eesmaa sent an appeal on behalf of the Committee to the foreign affairs committees of the national parliaments of the European Union member states, calling

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Estonia: European Union Affairs Committee thinks the European Commission should lead the crisis resolution

NordenBladet — On behalf of the European Union Affairs Committee of the Riigikogu (Parliament of Estonia), Chair of the Committee Anneli Ott sent an appeal to President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen, recommending the European Commission to

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Estonia: Constitutional Committee: Rules of procedure allow holding committee sittings in teleworking format

NordenBladet — Today, the Constitutional Committee of the Riigikogu (Parliament of Estonia) discussed holding the sittings of the committees of the Riigikogu in the form of teleworking during the emergency situation. The Committee decided by consensus that the Riigikogu Rules

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Estonia: The Riigikogu will reorganise its work to prevent the spread of coronavirus

NordenBladet — Today, the Council of Elders of the Riigikogu (Parliament of Estonia) decided to reorganise the work of the Riigikogu in connection with the emergency situation declared by the Government to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. At the

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Estonia: Prime Minister gave the Riigikogu an overview of the situation due to the spread of coronavirus

NordenBladet — At today’s plenary sitting, Prime Minister Jüri Ratas made a political statement before the Riigikogu on the situation due to the spread of coronavirus. “Taking into account the global epidemiological situation and the spread of coronavirus in Europe,

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Estonia: The Riigikogu passed an Act that simplifies the transfer of shares of private limited companies

NordenBladet — At today’s sitting, the Riigikogu passed an Act that simplifies the transfer of shares of private limited companies and eliminates unnecessary restrictions and formal requirements. Under the Act on Amendments to the Commercial Code (transfer of share) (148 SE,

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Nordic Council supports democratic forces in Poland

NordenBladet – Democracy, human rights, and security were on the agenda when the Nordic Council visited the Polish senate on 9 and 10 March. The Nordic Council was invited by Marshal of the Senate and member of the opposition Tomasz

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Estonia: Prime Minister replied to an interpellation concerning Rail Baltic

NordenBladet — Members of the Riigikogu Ivari Padar, Katri Raik, Helmen Kütt, Riina Sikkut, Indrek Saar, Jevgeni Ossinovski, Kalvi Kõva, Jaak Juske, Lauri Läänemets and Raimond Kaljulaid submitted an interpellation concerning the establishment of the rail link Rail Baltic (No.

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Denmark: Crown Prince Frederik’s emotional visit to Syrian refugee camp

NordenBladet – Crown Prince Frederik paid an emotional visit to the Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan last week, visiting with Save the Children Denmark to mark the organisation’s 75th anniversary. The Zaatari refugee camp is just east of the Jordanian

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Sweden: Her Royal Highness Princess Adrienne Josephine Alice of Sweden, Duchess of Blekinge turns two

NordenBladet – Sweden’s youngest royal is celebrating her second birthday today with her family in Miami, Florida, where the family resides. To celebrate, Princess Madeleine posted a beautiful photo of her youngest child on Instagram. In her post, she said,

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Norway: Norwegian Royal Family family cancels event due to coronavirus

NordenBladet – Due to the coronavirus, the Norwegian Royal Family has cancelled its participation at the Holmenkollen Ski Festival this weekend, the Royal Court said in a press release on Friday afternoon. The full release stated the following: “Unfortunately, the

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