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Chairs of Foreign Affairs Committees urge China to uphold its commitments to the people of Hong Kong

NordenBladet — Chairs of ten Foreign Affairs Committees of the European Union made a joint statement to express their concern and disappointment at the People’s Republic of China’s recent decision to impose the Law of the People’s Republic of China

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Estonia: Chair of the Foreign Affairs Committee: We still need the Welles declaration 80 years later

NordenBladet — Today we commemorate the 80th anniversary of the Sumner Welles Declaration, which condemned the forced occupation and annexation of the Baltic States into the Soviet Union, and served as the foundation of the United States’ five-decade long non-recognition

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Denmark: Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary of Denmark to visit the Netherlands for Danish business promotion

NordenBladet – Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary of Denmark are due to travel to the Netherlands in November to lead a sizeable Danish business delegation. This is the first royal trip announced since the COVID outbreak hit Europe

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Estonia: The Riigikogu did not support the Bill on the extension of the work permits of foreign labour

NordenBladet — At its extraordinary session, the Riigikogu discussed the Bill on Amendments to the Aliens Act (mitigation of the labour crisis) (192 SE), initiated by the Estonian Reform Party Faction. The Bill provided that the work permits of the

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Denmark: Crown Princess Mary’s Foundation launches new campaign against loneliness

NordenBladet – Crown Princess Mary has launched a new campaign to combat loneliness amongst young people, working with her Mary Foundation to support the cause. Crown Princess Mary said of the Look for Loneliness campaign: “Loneliness is a major problem

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Denmark: Crown Princess Mary follows in Prince Henrik’s footsteps with the WWF

NordenBladet – Crown Princess Mary was named President of the WWF’s World Natural Fund in Denmark on Monday, succeeding in a role once held by her late father-in-law, Prince Henrik. The Royal House announced the news on its website Monday,

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Estonia: Chairmen of Foreign Affairs Committees deplore bill on the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact discussed in the State Duma

NordenBladet — In their Joint Statement, the Chairmen of the Foreign Affairs Committees of the Parliaments of Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland call on the State Duma and the authorities of the Russian Federation to withdraw from proceeding the proposal

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Estonia: President of the Riigikogu on the Victory Day: It is our duty to hold and protect this beautiful country

NordenBladet — Today morning, the ceremony of raising the national flag and lighting the ancient fire on the occasion of the Victory Day was held in the Governor’s Garden at Toompea in Tallinn. President of the Riigikogu (Parliament of Estonia)

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Estonia: European Union Affairs Committee supported achieving climate neutral Europe

NordenBladet — At its today’s sitting, the European Union Affairs Committee of the Riigikogu (Parliament of Estonia) discussed the positions formulated by the Government of the Republic on the Communication of the European Commission “The European Green Deal” and the

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Estonia: Bill on amendments to Family Benefits Act passed second reading in Riigikogu  

NordenBladet — Today, the Riigikogu concluded amending the Family Benefits Act. Among other things, in the future the special protection period of parental benefit in the case of successive births of children will be extended from 2.5 years to 3

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Norway has won a non permanent seat on the UN Security Council

NordenBladet – Success for Norwegian UN campaign backed by Crown Prince Haakon! The country’s politicians are delighted and have shown their gratitude to Crown Prince Haakon who has been a high profile supporter of the country’s campaign for a place

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Estonia: The Riigikogu passed 63 legal acts during the spring session

NordenBladet — Riigikogu passed five Acts at the last sitting of the spring session 87 members of the Riigikogu voted in favour of the Act on Amendments to the Family Benefits Act and Amendments to Other Associated Acts (185 SE),

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Estonia: COSAC focuses on long-term budget of the European Union

NordenBladet — This morning, the Chairperson and the Deputy Chairperson of the European Union Affairs Committee of the Riigikogu (Parliament of Estonia) participate in the video conference Meeting of the Chairpersons of the Conference of Parliamentary Committees for Union Affairs

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Estonia: Põlluaas on the anniversary of the June deportation: the tragedy etched a seal of memory into the soul of our nation

NordenBladet — Today, on the anniversary of the June deportation, President of the Riigikogu (Parliament of Estonia) Henn Põlluaas laid the flowers and lit a candle in the memory of all victims of communism at the Memorial Wall of the

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Estonia: Riigikogu was briefed on the Estonian Human Development Report

NordenBladet — At the sitting today, the Riigikogu heard about the Estonian Human Development Report, which focuses on spatial development in Estonia and its impact on wellbeing and social processes. Helen Sooväli-Sepping, the editor-in-chief of the Estonian Human Development Report,

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Estonia: The Riigikogu made amendments to the Act on court administration

NordenBladet — The Riigikogu passed the Act on Amendments to the Courts Act and the Code of Civil Procedure (175 SE), initiated by the Government, which establishes a new mechanism in the Courts Act. It provides for the right to

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