The agenda for the working week was approved. On the motion of the European Affairs Committee the agenda of Thursday, September 25, was amended with the deliberation of a matter of significant national importance ? about the positions of the Republic of Estonia regarding the deliberation of the European Constitutional Treaty at the intergovernmental conference.
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At Question Time Trivimi Velliste, Tõnis Lukas and Toomas Alatalu took the floor.
According to the information provided by members and factions of the Riigikogu and pursuant to the Resolutions of the Board of the Riigikogu, the following members of the Riigikogu will not attend the sittings of the plenary assembly and committees:
The information given by members and factions of the Riigikogu:
Toomas Savi and Janno Reiljan take part as observers in the plenary meeting of the European Parliament in Strasbourg on September 22-25, Sergei Ivanov is ill on September 22, Vilja Savisaar is in Munich on September 22, Toomas Hendrik Ilves is in Strasbourg on September 23-25 as observer of the European Parliament in the Social-democratic deputy group, Arnold Kimber and Toivo Tootsen together with the delegation of the Association of Estonian Cities are in the Ukraine on September 22-29, Kaarel Pürg takes part in the sitting of the Kohtla-Järve Council on September 24, Toomas Varek takes part in a meeting in Lääne-Virumaa on September 24, Mati Kepp takes part in the conference ?Seven Alternatives in Joint Activity? in Tartu on September 24, Jaanus Marrandi takes part in an agricultural event in Saaremaa on September 24, Mihhail Stalnuhhin is in Narva City Council on September 25, Jaak Allik takes part in a meeting in Viljandi on September 25.
Pursuant to the Resolution of the Board of the Riigikogu:
Sven Mikser takes part in the seminar in Germany ?European Security and Future Cooperation after the Prague and Copenhagen NATO Summits? on September 13-26, Maret Maripuu and Robert Lepikson take part in the sitting of the Political, Defence, Technological Committees and Committee for Parliamentary and Public Relations of the WEU Assembly in Italy on September 21-24, Toomas Tein takes part in the outing session of the Economic and Security Cooperation Sub-committee of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly in Moscow and St.Petersburg on September 22-26, Enn Eesmaa is in Budapest at the meeting of presidents of the IPU Finno-Ugric groups and at the 109th Assembly of the IPU in Geneva from September 25 to October 4, Margi Ein and Värner Lootsmann take part in the work of the Budget Audit Committee of the Baltic Assembly in Lithuania on September 25-26, Andres Herkel, Mailis Reps and Marko Mihkelson take part in the 4th part-session of the 2003 session of the PA of the Council of Europe in Strasbourg from September 25 to October 3, Mart Opmann and Katrin Saks take part in the same part-session in Strasbourg from September 24 to October 2, Tunne Kelam takes part in the international conference of European Christian politicians in Lucerne on September 26-28, Tõnis Lukas and Signe Kivi take part in the IPU 109th Assembly in Geneva from September 28 to October 4, Siiri Oviir takes part in a meeting of the women?s working group of the Baltic Assembly in Riga on September 28-29.
The Riigikogu Press Service