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JÜRGEN LIGI

Järva County and Viljandi County Electoral District

16 July 1959 in Tartu
Married, two sons

Education: Miina Härma Gymnasium (former Tartu Secondary School No. 2) 1977; University of Tartu, geography (equivalent to Master’s degree) 1982, foreign economics 1993; Estonian Business School, business administration 1993–1995

Career: ESSR Planning Ctee, Planning Institute, economist 1982–1989; Saaremaa Agro-Industrial Assoc., chief specialist 1989–1990; Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Saaremaa Dept., head 1990–1991, consultant on entrepreneurial activities 1991–1992; Kaarma Rural Municipality Administration, economic adviser 1992–1993; EVEA Bank, Kuressaare branch, head 1993–1995; Minister of Defence 2005–2007; Minister of Finance 2009–2014; Minister of Education and Research 2015–2016; Minister of Foreign Affairs 2016

Party affiliation: Estonian Reform Party 1994–, Vice-Chairman

Membership in representative bodies: 8th Riigikogu (Deputy Chairman of the Finance Committee, Deputy Chairman of the Anti-Corruption Select Committee), 9th Riigikogu (Chairman of faction 1999–2002), 10th Riigi- kogu (Chairman of the Environment Committee 2003–2005), 11th Riigikogu (Chairman of the Finance Committee 2007–2009), 12th Riigikogu (Chairman of the National Defence Committee 2014–2015), 13th and 14th Riigikogu (Chairman of faction 2017–2019, Chairman of the State Budget Control Select Committee 2016–2017, 2019– 2021, Chairman of the Security Authorities Surveillance Select Committee 2021–); Tallinn City Council 2017–, also elected in 2005 and 2013

Awards: Order of the National Coat of Arms, 3rd class 2011; Grand Cross of Commander of the Order for Merits to Lithuania 2013; Grand Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany 2013

Other activies: articles in the Estonian press; TV and radio appearances

Hobbies: sport, reading

15.02.2021

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  • Eesti keele õppe arengu probleemkomisjoni algatatud olulise tähtsusega riikliku küsimuse "Olukord eesti keele õpetamisel muukeelsetes koolides (eesti keele õppe arengu probleemkomisjoni kogemuse läbi)" arutelu.
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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.
23.09.2021 / 12:44
Did not voteDid not vote
Extending the working time
23.09.2021 / 10:03
PresentPresent
Attendance check
22.09.2021 / 14:10
In favourIn favour
Final vote Kinnisasja omandamise kitsendamise seaduse muutmise seadus
22.09.2021 / 14:00
AbsentAbsent
Attendance check
22.09.2021 / 12:00
AbsentAbsent
Attendance check
21.09.2021 / 10:05
AbsentAbsent
Attendance check
20.09.2021 / 17:38
In favourIn favour
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