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This is my fifth term in the Riigikogu. I represent and try to realise the ideas of the Estonian Centre Party and the people who elected me to the Riigikogu.

Foreign Affairs Committee
Electoral district: Hiiumaa, Läänemaa and Saaremaa

Enn Eesmaa


Hiiu County, Lääne County and Saare County Electoral District

7 June 1946 in Tallinn
Widowed, one son

Education: Tallinn English College (former Tallinn Secondary School No. 7) 1964; University of Tartu, English language (equivalent to Master’s degree) 1969.

Career: Estonian Television, Programme Deputy Director, Editor-in-Chief of news programme Aktuaalne Kaamera, presenter (entertainment and culture programmes, quiz shows), newsreader, commentator 1970–1993; Finnish Mainos-TV, Baltic correspondent 1989–1993; Office of the President of the Republic, media adviser 1993–1994; TV channel EVTV, Director General 1994–1996; TV3, Head of News Department, presenter, foreign news editor 1996–2003

Party affiliation: Estonian Centre Party 2003–, Member of the Board

Membership in representative bodies: Riigikogu (Deputy Chairman 2003–2005 and Chairman of
the Foreign Affairs Committee 2005–2007), 11th, 12th, 13th Riigikogu (Deputy Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee 2007–2016, Vice-Chairman of the Riigikogu 2016–2019), 14th Riigikogu (Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee); Saaremaa Rural Municipality Council 2017–, also elected to Tallinn City Council 2005–2013

Awards: Order of the White Star, 4th class 2002; National Order of the Legion of Honour of France 2001; Order for Merits to Lithuania, Cross of Commander 2006; Golden Badge for Merit of the Republic of Austria 2010; Baltic Assembly Medal 2018

Other activities: Supervisory Board of the National Opera.
Book Sajandi suured staarid (Great Stars of the Century) 2001 and articles in the Estonian press.

Hobbies: history, music, literature, television, cinema



  • Riigikogu avalduse "Demokraatia ja kodanikuühiskonna toetuseks Valgevenes" eelnõu (223 AE) esimene lugemine
  • Seda kirja ma paraku näinud ei ole, küll aga jõudis täna meieni Leedu parlamendi esimehe, spiikri kiri, milles ta muu hulgas esitas ka avalduse, mille Leedu parlament tegi. Ka Läti parlament on vastava avalduse teinud. Jah, see on üldiselt teada, et Valgevene parlamendi üldine hoiak on kriitiline ne
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09.01.2012 / 13:10
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10.01.2012 / 08:03
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11.01.2012 / 11:00
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11.01.2012 / 12:04
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12.01.2012 / 08:01
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12.01.2012 / 08:03
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Extending the working time
09.01.2012 / 13:10
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