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Member of the Riigikogu
Estonian Centre Party

EE - 15165 - Tallinn


Working language: English

Declarations of interests:
2021 , 2020 , 2019


In the political groups

  • Member: Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe since 24/06/2019

In the Assembly

  • since 24/06/2019 Representative - Estonia

In the committee(s) and sub-committee(s)

  • Member: Committee on Rules of Procedure, Immunities and Institutional Affairs (since 25/01/2021)
  • Full Member: Committee on Political Affairs and Democracy (from 26/06/2020 to 18/04/2021)
  • Chairperson of national delegation: Standing Committee (since 24/06/2019)
  • Full Member: Committee on Political Affairs and Democracy (from 24/06/2019 to 26/01/2020)
  • Alternate of Mr Eerik-Niiles KROSS (Full Member): Committee on Legal Affairs and Human Rights (since 19/04/2021)


Last speeches

20/04/2021 | 09:16:09 Thank you. We have to remind ourselves that vaccine passports are nothing new. We have been using them for travelling internationally for a long time already. However, we have come to a point where a passport is not only for travelling anymore, but it is also considered for access to our everyday services. In Israel, for example, vaccinated people are already using an app on entry to gyms, pools and cultural venues. The particular question in respect of Covid-passes concerns the mutual... 28/01/2021 | 09:28:37 Mister President, Dear Colleagues, On behalf of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe I want to express the opinion of the members of our political group on the text of the resolution that refers to the question of the credentials of the Russian delegation, and sadly, to the persistent violation of democracy and the principles of rule of law by our Member State. The Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe expresses great concern on the continued failure by the Russian... 25/01/2021 | 12:41:22 First, my utmost congratulations on your re-election. Dear colleagues, On behalf of the ALDE group, I express the greatest concern towards the situation related to the arrest and detention of anti-corruption activist Alexei Navalny in January, the arrest of his peaceful supporters, and more generally about the socio-political developments in Russia. Therefore, we believe that the Navalny case has to be included on the agenda this week and we believe it will be. Another alarming situation is... 04/10/2019 | 11:06:42 Honoured President of the Assembly, Dear Colleagues, First of all I would like to thank the rapporteur for raising awareness about the alarming issues that plague labour migration from Eastern Europe to Northern and Western Europe. Recently, it has become an acute problem and its peculiarity is that it has a strong impact on sociodemographic process in the countries of Eastern and Western Europe. These impacts can be both positive and negative for the countries concerned. While speaking about...