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Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee Enn Eesmaa is meeting his Nordic and Baltic counterparts in Sweden

NordenBladet — The Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee Enn Eesmaa is taking part in the meeting of the chairmen of the foreign affairs committees of the Nordic Countries and Baltic States (NB 8) in Stockholm. Their discussions will focus

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Yesterday an honorary Estonian consulate was reopened in Bordeaux, France

NordenBladet – On Friday an honorary Estonian consulate was reopened in Bordeaux, France to enable better business links with the region of Nouvelle-Aquitaine. Jacques de Galzain has became Estonia’s new honorary consul in Bordeaux, France. Andre Pung, the Director of

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NATO PA Estonian delegation attends the Annual Session in London

NordenBladet — Members of the Estonian Delegation to the NATO Parliamentary Assembly (PA) Ants Laaneots, Leo Kunnas and Sven Sester attend the Annual Session of the NATO PA in London. Member of the delegation Ants Laaneots said that he intended

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Estonia: The Riigikogu discussed pensions as a matter of significant national importance

NordenBladet — The matter of significant national importance “The Future of Pension – Who Will Provide for the Elderly?”, initiated by the Social Democratic Party Faction, was deliberated at the Riigikogu today. Presentations were made by the Head of the

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Estonia: The Bill concerning space sector development passed the first reading in the Riigikogu

NordenBladet — At today’s sitting of the Riigikogu, the Bill on Estonia’s membership of the European Space Agency that would allow a larger amount to be allocated to projects targeted at Estonia passed the first reading. The Bill on the

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New Estonian ambassador to Sweden presented credentials to King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden

NordenBladet – Estonia’s new ambassador to Sweden, Margus Kolga, presented his credentials to King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden on Thursday. The King and ambassador confirmed the good relations between the two countries and discussed Swedish-Estonian history. Kolga thanked the

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Estonia: The Economic Affairs Committee was given an overview of the situation in Nordica

NordenBladet — The leaders of the Estonian national airline Nordica gave the Economic Affairs Committee of the Riigikogu (Parliament of Estonia) an overview of the situation and plans of the company, and the developments in the global aviation. Chairman of

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Estonia: Bills regulating seafarers’ employment passed the first reading in the Riigikogu

NordenBladet — At today’s plenary sitting, the Riigikogu concluded the first reading of two Bills that will ensure additional protection to people who work on ships. The Bill on Amendments to the Seafarers Employment Act and the Maritime Safety Act

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Estonia: The Riigikogu discussed research and development funding

NordenBladet — At today’s sitting of the Riigikogu, the Bill on Amendments to the Organisation of Research and Development Act (33 SE), initiated by the Social Democratic Party Faction, passed the first reading. It is intended to ensure stable funding

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Denmark: Patricia Bbaale Bandak wins Nordic Talents 2019!

NordenBladet – The Nordic Talents Pitch Prize went to Patricia Bbaale Bandak, from The National Film School of Denmark, who pitched her documentary film project Better I go suffer. BETTER I GO SUFFER My mother’s brutal murder has affected my

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Sweden: Nordic Festival Best of Norden celebrates Nordic culture the 28th-29th of October

NordenBladet – At the festival Best of Norden, that celebrates Nordic culture and the Nordic Councils Prizes, the nominated films will be screened with english subtitles. A unique chance to see the very best nordic films of today on the

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Estonia: President of the Riigikogu discussed challenges of climate neutrality with President of Hungary

NordenBladet — President of the Riigikogu Henn Põlluaas and President of Hungary János Áder met in Budapest to discuss challenges that achieving climate neutrality would set for energy security. Põlluaas said that Estonia decided this week to join the European

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Estonia: Jufereva-Skuratovski spoke about the report on labour migration at PACE Plenary Session

NordenBladet — Head of the Estonian Delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), member of the Riigikogu (Parliament of Estonia) Maria Jufereva-Skuratovski delivered a speech on labour migration from Eastern Europe and its impact on behalf

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VIDEO: Põlluaas and Kövér emphasised the importance of cooperation between parliaments

NordenBladet — President of the Riigikogu (Parliament of Estonia) Henn Põlluaas met with Speaker of the National Assembly of Hungary László Kövér in Budapest today. The Speakers found that Estonia and Hungary could deepen their cooperation at the level of

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Estonia: Seminar on using AI to support the work of the parliament is held in Tallinn

NordenBladet — Today and tomorrow, the IT experts from the parliaments of Europe meet in Tallinn, Estonia, to discuss how artificial intelligence can be used to support the work in the parliament. Administrative Director of the Chancellery of the Riigikogu

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Estonia: President of the Riigikogu is on an official visit to Hungary

NordenBladet — This week, President of the Riigikogu (Parliament of Estonia) Henn Põlluaas is on a visit to Budapest at the invitation of the Speaker of the Parliament of Hungary. The purpose of the visit is to promote bilateral relations

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