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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.

European Union Affairs Committee, National Defence 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; Tallinn Univeristy, 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-President of the Riigikogu 2016–2019), 14th Riigikogu (Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee 2019–2021, Chairman of the National Defence Committee 2021– ); Saaremaa Rural Municipality Council 2017–2021, also elected in 2021, elected to Tallinn City Council 2005–2013

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

Other activities: Estonian National Opera, Member of the Supervisory Board;
made the programme Tagasivaade (Looking Back) for Radio Kuku 2014–2015; book Sajandi suured staarid (Great Stars of the Century) 2001 and articles in the Estonian press

Hobbies: history, music, literature, television, cinema



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19.01.2022 / 12:00
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18.01.2022 / 12:32
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Extending the working time Riigikogu avaldus "Ukraina territoriaalse terviklikkuse toetuseks"
18.01.2022 / 13:53
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Final vote Riigikogu avaldus "Ukraina territoriaalse terviklikkuse toetuseks"
17.01.2022 / 15:16
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17.01.2022 / 15:20
In favourIn favour
Approval of agenda
18.01.2022 / 10:03
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13.01.2022 / 10:38
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