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Autumn session began in the Riigikogu

NordenBladet — At the festive opening of the Riigikogu autumn session, the President of the Riigikogu Henn Põlluaas and the President of the Republic Kersti Kaljulaid made speeches. Põlluaas spoke of several important anniversaries celebrated this year, of which the

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Uno Kaskpeit and Kalle Laanet became members of the scrutiny group monitoring the activities of Europol

NordenBladet — At today’s plenary sitting, the Riigikogu decided to appoint members of the Riigikogu Uno Kaskpeit and Kalle Laanet members of the Joint Parliamentary Scrutiny Group on Europol. The Resolution of the Riigikogu was based on the Draft Resolution

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European Union Affairs Committee discussed Estonia’s carbon neutrality

NordenBladet — The European Union Affairs Committee of the Riigikogu (Parliament of Estonia) started a series of parliamentary hearings in order to prepare a resolution with which Estonia will participate in the European Union negotiations on 2050 climate targets. “The

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Legal Affairs Committee wants to make raising of investments simpler

NordenBladet — At its today’s sitting, the Legal Affairs Committee of the Riigikogu (Parliament of Estonia) discussed the proposal of the Estonian startup community to amend the regulations of the Commercial Code so that they would not be a barrier

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Space Conference focuses on the developments in the European space sector

NordenBladet — Today and tomorrow, Head of the Estonian delegation to the European Interparliamentary Space Conference (EISC), Member of the Riigikogu (Parliament of Estonia) Raivo Tamm participates in the EISC plenary session in Berlin, Germany. This year the plenary session

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Members of the Foreign Affairs Committee and the National Defence Committee are meeting their European counterparts in Finland

NordenBladet — Members of the Foreign Affairs Committee and the National Defence Committee are taking part in a Common Foreign and Security Policy (CFSP) and Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP) conference in Helsinki today and tomorrow. The head of

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Põlluaas to Nordic and Baltic colleagues: our regional security is indivisible

NordenBladet — At the meeting of the Speakers of the Nordic and Baltic parliaments at the Arvo Pärt Centre at Laulasmaa today, the President of the Riigikogu Henn Põlluaas said that our regional security was indivisible. Besides security, the Speakers

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Nordic and Baltic Speakers discuss regional security at Laulasmaa

NordenBladet — Today, President of the Riigikogu (Parliament of Estonia) Henn Põlluaas hosts his Nordic and Baltic colleagues at the Arvo Pärt Centre at Laulasmaa. Regional security and hybrid threats will be discussed at the meeting. Põlluaas believes that the

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Estonia: Expression of no confidence in Prime Minister Jüri Ratas was not supported

NordenBladet — At today’s extraordinary sitting, the Riigikogu (Parliament of Estonia) discussed the motion of no confidence in Prime Minister Jüri Ratas, which was submitted by 44 members of the Riigikogu. The motion of no confidence was not supported. 40

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Estonia: Foreign Affairs Committee was given an overview of the draft foreign policy development plan until 2030

NordenBladet — The Foreign Affairs Committee of the Riigikogu (Parliament of Estonia) held its sitting at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs today. They were given an overview of the draft of “Foreign Policy Development Plan 2030”, which will be discussed

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Aadu Must and Enn Eesmaa attend the 30th anniversary celebrations of the Baltic Way in Riga

NordenBladet — Head of the Estonian delegation to the Baltic Assembly, Chairman of the Cultural Affairs Committee of the Riigikogu (Parliament of Estonia) Aadu Must and Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Riigikogu Enn Eesmaa attend the celebrations

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Estonia: President of the Riigikogu and Vice-President of India discussed closer cooperation

NordenBladet — President of the Riigikogu (Parliament of Estonia) Henn Põlluaas met with Vice-President of India Muppavarapu Venkaiah Naidu today. They discussed e-governance and intensifying of bilateral parliamentary cooperation. “The excellent relations between Estonia and India have become closer in

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Põlluaas: Decision made 28 years ago shows commitment to Estonia

NordenBladet — The August 20 Club held its traditional festive meeting in the White Hall of Toompea Castle today. President of the Riigikogu (Parliament of Estonia) Henn Põlluaas and Prime Minister Jüri Ratas spoke at the meeting. Põlluaas emphasised in

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Estonia: Põlluaas and Levits considered it important to cooperate in protecting the common interests

NordenBladet — At the meeting of the President of the Riigikogu Henn Põlluaas and the President of Latvia Egils Levits, the mutual relations between the two countries as well as cooperation within the framework of the European Union were discussed.

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OSCE Parliamentary Assembly focuses on human rights and promoting of security

NordenBladet — From today until next Monday, the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly meets for its Annual Session in Luxembourg. The theme of the Summer Session is the role of Parliaments in advancing sustainable development to promote security. The Riigikogu (Parliament of

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Estonia: Mihkelson: Mental hygiene helps handle propaganda

NordenBladet – Deputy Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Riigikogu (Parliament of Estonia) Marko Mihkelson believes that having strong mental hygiene is the best way for handling propaganda both at the level of the individual and the society.

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