Estonian parliamentary panel organizes discussion on migration crisis (4)

Toompea Castle, the seat of the Riigikogu. (Siim Lõvi/ERR)
4/20/2016 11:17 AM
Source: BNS
Category: News

The EU Affairs Committee of the Riigikogu is hosting a morning discussion today to find solutions to help curb migration flow on the EU level, as well as to discuss Estonia’s opportunities to help ease the crisis.

The event, which is taking place from 10 a.m. to noon today, in the White Hall of Toompea Castle, was to be attended by President Toomas Hendrik Ilves, President of the Riigikogu Eiki Nestor, Minister of Foreign Affairs Marina Kaljurand, and migration expert Uku Särekanno.

Chairman of the EU Affairs Committee Kalle Palling, member of the committee as well as Chairman of the Legal Affairs Committee Heljo Pikhof, and Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee Sven Mikser were to take part in the discussion as well.

Also invited to the event were representatives of NGO Mondo, the Estonian Refugee Council, NGO Sõbralik Eesti (“Friendly Estonia”), the Festival of Opinion Culture, webpage Poliitikaguru, as well as the the Secretariat-General of the European Commission, the Ministry of the Interior, and the Ministry of Social Affairs.

Editor: Aili Sarapik

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