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In state governance, it is important to value and involve the community and to listen to its views. Everyone should feel that the development of the country depends on their contribution as well. Children and young people are without a doubt the key to Estonia's future. We have two huge tasks to undertake in order to support children and give families a stronger sense of security. More children must be born in Estonia, so that the Republic of Estonia and life in our countryside have a deeper meaning. We must also make every effort to ensure that no child grows up in poverty. Children and young people must be provided a sound foundation so that they could find competitive employment in the future, be motivated and proactive.

Economic Affairs Committee, State Budget Control Select Committee
Electoral district: Võrumaa, Valgamaa and Põlvamaa

Kalvi Kõva


Võru County, Valga County and Põlva County Electoral District

16 November 1974, Rõuge Rural Municipality, Võru County, Estonia
Married, one daughter and two sons

Education: Võru Industrial Vocational School, wood processing technology 1994

Career: Rõuge Basic School, teacher 1993–1994; Rõuge Municipality Government, construction specialist 1995–1996; Nursi Basic School, teacher 1996–1997; entrepreneur 1997–1999; Rõuge Municipality Mayor 1999–2007; Social Democratic Party, Secretary General 2018–

Party affiliation: Social Democratic Party 2001–; Member of the Board

Membership in representative bodies: 11th Riigikogu, 12th Riigikogu (Deputy Chairman of the Rural Affairs Committee), 13th Riigikogu (Deputy Chairman of faction 2015–2016, 2018–2019, Chairman 2016–2018), 14th Riigikogu (Deputy Chairman of faction 2019– ); elected to Rõuge Municipality Council in 1999–2009

Awards: Order of the White Star, 4th class 2006

Other activities: Estonian Public Broadcasting Council 2016–2019; Estonian Basketball Association, Board; NPO Rõuge Volunteer Firemen, Board; self-employed

Hobbies: basketball, farm work



  • Riigikogu otsuse "Riigikogu otsuse „Riigieelarve kontrolli erikomisjoni moodustamine“ muutmine" eelnõu (336 OE) teine lugemine
  • Aitäh Riigikogu aseesimees! Hea Oudekki! Jaa, tänane opositsioon on väga tugev ja just tänase päeva pärast ma ei muretse. Aga mis juhtub siis, kui homme kukub Keskerakond opositsiooni, siis on ju opositsioon väga nõrk. Muretsen selle aja pärast, et kui me tänasel päeval selle komisjoni nii loome, si
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All votes
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.
18.05.2021 / 13:12
Final vote Riigikogu otsus ’’Riigikogu otsuse „Korruptsioonivastase erikomisjoni moodustamine’’ muutmine’’
18.05.2021 / 12:49
In favourIn favour
Extending the working time Riigikogu otsus ’’Riigikogu otsuse „Korruptsioonivastase erikomisjoni moodustamine’’ muutmine’’
18.05.2021 / 12:08
Final vote Riigikogu otsus "Riigikogu otsuse „Riigieelarve kontrolli erikomisjoni moodustamine“ muutmine"
18.05.2021 / 10:06
In favourIn favour
Final vote Riigikogu otsus "Riigikogu otsuse „Julgeolekuasutuste järelevalve erikomisjoni moodustamine" muutmine"
18.05.2021 / 10:00
Attendance check
17.05.2021 / 15:02
Approval of agenda
17.05.2021 / 15:01
Attendance check