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Estonia: The Riigikogu passed the Act lowering alcohol excise duty rates

NordenBladet — At today’s last regular plenary sitting of its spring session, the Riigikogu passed the Act that reduces the excise duty rates for beer, cider and strong alcoholic beverages by 25 per cent from 1 July. The Act on

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Estonia: The Bill lowering alcohol excise duty rates passed the second reading in the Riigikogu

NordenBladet — At today’s plenary sitting, the Bill intended to reduce the excise duty rates for beer, cider and strong alcoholic beverages by 25 per cent in order to curb the business in border areas passed the second reading. The

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PROGRAM: Medieval Days in Tallinn’s Old Town

NordenBladt – The Medieval Days are one of the most important annual events of the Estonian Folk Art and Craft Union* since the year 2000. The Medieval Days take place in Tallinn’s Old Town every year on the first full

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Estonia: National Defence Committee delegation participates in the security forum of Defence Committees in Sweden

NordenBladet — Chairman of the National Defence Committee of the Riigikogu (Parliament of Estonia) Andres Metsoja and member of the Committee Johannes Kert attend the security forum of the national defence committees of the parliaments of the Baltic States and

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Foreign Affairs Committee: Estonia’s practical work in the UN Security Council is just beginning

NordenBladet — Today, the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Riigikogu (Parliament of Estonia) was given an overview of the elections of non-permanent members of the United Nations Security Council for 2020–2021, and future activities. The Committee acknowledged the work of

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Estonia: The Riigikogu started the last regular working week of its spring session

NordenBladet — At today’s sitting, the Riigikogu approved the agenda for the working week, according to which 12 issues will be discussed. At Tuesday’s sitting, member of the Riigikogu Siim Valmar Kiisler, justice of the Supreme Court Kaupo Paal and

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Estonia: A Bill restricting the use of hazardous substances passed the second reading in the Riigikogu

NordenBladet — The Bill on Amendments to the Waste Act, the Act on Amendments to the Waste Act, and the Act on Amendments to the Waste Act and Other Associated Acts, initiated by the Government, which will bring the Waste

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The Riigikogu formed the Estonian delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe

NordenBladet — At today’s plenary sitting, the Riigikogu formed the Estonian delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE). Maria Jufereva-Skuratovski is the head of the delegation. Eerik-Niiles Kross and Jaak Madison are members of the delegation,

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Estonia: New issue of Riigikogu Toimetised focuses on the state reform

NordenBladet — Today at 11, the latest issue of Riigikogu Toimetised (RiTo) will be presented in the Riigikogu Exhibition Hall at Toompea. The new issue focuses on state reform. Entrepreneur and economic expert Raivo Vare, Auditor of the National Audit

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Estonia: President of the Riigikogu meets with Central and East European colleagues in Poland

NordenBladet — Today, President of the Riigikogu (Parliament of Estonia) Henn Põlluaas attends the 4th Summit of Speakers of Central and Eastern European Parliaments, which will focus on the discussions about the security of the region. Activities of countries in fighting

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President of the Riigikogu (Parliament of Estonia) Henn Põlluaas: Blue-black-white flag is an integral part of our nation

NordenBladet —President of the Riigikogu (Parliament of Estonia) Henn Põlluaas said at the flag raising ceremony in the Governor’s Garden at Toompea in the morning of the 135th anniversary of the national flag of Estonia that the blue-black-white flag had

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The Riigikogu and the Estonian Flag Association invite to the flag raising ceremony

NordenBladet — Tomorrow, on 4 June 2019, the blue, black and white flag of Estonia will be 135 years old. On this occasion, the Riigikogu and the Estonian Flag Association invite everybody to the ceremony of raising the national flag

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Eastern Partnership anniversary conference of the Baltic Assembly focuses on the future

NordenBladet — Today, Vice-President of the Riigikogu (Parliament of Estonia) Siim Kallas, Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Riigikogu Enn Eesmaa and member of the Estonian Delegation to the Baltic Assembly Johannes Kert participate in the Eastern Partnership

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Estonia: The Riigikogu repassed the Act extending the rights of the Defence Forces

NordenBladet — At today’s sitting, the Riigikogu passed unamended the Act on Amendments to the Estonian Defence Forces Organisation Act which the President of the Republic had refused to proclaim. Renewed deliberation of the Act on Amendments to the Estonian

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Estonia: President of the Riigikogu discussed cooperation opportunities at the meeting with Korean colleague

NordenBladet — Today, President of the Riigikogu (Parliament of Estonia) Henn Põlluaas met with Speaker of the National Assembly of the Republic of Korea Moon Hee-sang and the delegation accompanying him. At the beginning of the meeting, Põlluaas expressed his

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Estonia: President of the Riigikogu hosts the Speaker of the National Assembly of South Korea

NordenBladet — Tomorrow, President of the Riigikogu (Parliament of Estonia) Henn Põlluaas hosts Speaker of the National Assembly of the Republic of Korea Moon Hee-sang and the delegation accompanying him. Põlluaas will meet with Moon Hee-sang in the Riigikogu. Chair

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