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I believe that freedom, democracy, liberal economic policy and being part of Europe are the best for Estonia. This is the policy I pursue and support.



Electoral district: Kesklinn, Lasnamäe and Pirita districts of Tallinn

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Siim Kallas

SIIM KALLAS

Harju County and Rapla County electoral district 

2 October 1948, Tallinn
Married, son and daughter, three grandchildren 

Education: Jakob Westholm Gymnasium (former Tallinn Secondary School No. 22) 1967 (gold medal); University of Tartu, finance and credit (equivalent to Master’s degree) 1972 (cum laude); post-graduate studies 1972–1975

Career: Ministry of Finance, official 1975–1979; Head of Central Board of Savings Funds 1979–1986; newspaper Rahva Hääl, Deputy Editor-in-Chief 1986–1989; Chairman, Estonian Trade Union Confederation 1989–1991; Governor of Eesti Pank 1991–1995; Minister of Foreign Affairs 1995–1996; Minister of Finance 1999–2002; Prime Minister 2002–2003; Vice President of the European Commission 2004–2014; Vinni Rural Municipality Mayor 2017–2019

Party affiliation: Estonian Reform Party 1994– 

Membership in representative bodies: XII Supreme Soviet and Congress of People's Deputies of the Soviet Union 1989–1991; 8th–10th Riigikogu (Chairman of faction 1995, 1996–1999, 2003–2004), 14th Riigikogu (Vice President); elected to Viimsi Rural Municipality Council in 1996, 1999 and 2017 

Awards: Order of the National Coat of Arms, 2nd class 2003; Order of the National Coat of Arms, 1st class, 2015;
National Order of the Legion of Honour of France, Grand Officer; Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany.

Other activities: 2010 founded Kristi and Siim Kallas Foundation for interpreting the history of Estonia through theatrical art at the Estonian National Culture Foundation; host of radio programme “Mnemoturniir” 1976–1989; Visiting Professor at the University of Tartu; books “Turumajandus ehk kodanike riik. Artikleid ja kõnesid aastatest 1988–2003” 2003; “Piiridest suurem Eesti. Kõned ja artiklid 2003–2004” 2004; “Kallas. Esseed, mõtted ja päevakaja 2004–2015” 2016; “Vabaduse ja kurjuse vahel. Euroopa Liidu lugu” 2018

Hobbies: reading, theatre, classical music and jazz, cycling, hiking.

4.04.2019

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  • 12:45 Riigikogu otsuse "Euroopa Liidu Õiguskaitsekoostöö Ameti tegevust kontrolliva parlamentaarse ühiskontrolli töörühma liikmete nimetamine" eelnõu (35 OE I)
  • Ei saa ju lasta tekkida niisugust olukorda, kus selline oluline eelnõu läheb läbi ilma, et keegi pööraks sellele sisulist tähelepanu. Mul on küsimus ajaloo kohta. Kust see ühiskontrolli loomise idee tuli? Ma saan aru, et see parlamentidevaheline ühiskontrolli töörühm moodustati
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Votings

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The attendance check information only shows who were present or absent at the moment of attendance check and not during the whole day of the sitting.
12.09.2019 / 10:02
PresentPresent
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11.09.2019 / 14:08
In favourIn favour
Final vote Eesti Vabariigi valitsuse ja Araabia Ühendemiraatide valitsuse vahelise lennuliiklust nende riikide territooriumide vahel ja väljaspool neid käsitleva kokkuleppe ratifitseerimise seadus
11.09.2019 / 14:01
PresentPresent
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11.09.2019 / 12:00
PresentPresent
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10.09.2019 / 12:51
In favourIn favour
Final vote Riigikogu otsus "Euroopa Liidu Õiguskaitsekoostöö Ameti tegevust kontrolliva parlamentaarse ühiskontrolli töörühma liikmete nimetamine"
10.09.2019 / 12:44
In favourIn favour
Final vote Riigikogu otsus "Ettepanek Vabariigi Valitsusele Eesti alus- ja koolihariduse ühtseks ja eestikeelseks muutmiseks"
10.09.2019 / 10:05
PresentPresent
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