AndresTarand

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Political Memory: Andres TARAND, former MEP

{{#icon:AndresTarand.jpg|Andres TARAND}}

General Data


Functions in European Parliament

  • 20/07/2004 - 13/07/2009 : Socialist Group in the European Parliament (Member)
  • 21/07/2004 - 13/07/2009 : Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (Member)
  • 21/07/2004 - 13/07/2009 : Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (Substitute)
  • 15/09/2004 - 12/10/2004 : Delegation for relations with Japan (Member)
  • 15/09/2004 - 13/07/2009 : Delegation for relations with Australia and New Zealand (Substitute)
  • 13/10/2004 - 14/03/2007 : Delegation for relations with the Korean Peninsula (Member)
  • 15/03/2007 - 13/07/2009 : Delegation for relations with Belarus (Member)

Curriculum Vitae

  • Graduated in climatology at Tartu State University (1963)
  • First degree in geography (1973)
  • Junior researcher (1968-1970)
  • Senior engineer (1970-1973)
  • Senior researcher (1973-1976)
  • Sector director (1976-1979, 1981-1988)
  • Director of research (1979-1981)
  • Director, Tallinn botanical gardens (1988-1990)
  • Member of the Estonian Parliament (1992
  • 1995-2004)
  • Member, Rahvaerakond Mõõdukad party - renamed Sotsiaaldemokraatlik Erakond in 2004 - (since 1996)
  • Chairman (1996-2002)
  • Minister for the Environment of Estonia (1992-1994)
  • Prime Minister of Estonia (1994-1995)
  • Member, Supreme Soviet of Estonia (1990-1992)
  • Member of the Congress of Estonia (1990-1992) and of its organs, the Committee of Estonia (1990) and the Constitutional Assembly (1991-1992)
  • Member, Estonian Geographical Association (since 1966), board of the Estonian Institute for Sustainable Development (SEI-Tallinn) - the Stockholm Environment Institute's centre in Tallinn (since 1988), the board of the University of Tartu (since 1996) and the board of the Estonian Nature Fund (since 1998)
  • Regional Vice-President, Globe International Europe (since 1999)
  • Books published: Neljakümne kiri (1991)
  • Cassiopeia (1992) andKiri ei põle ära (2005)
  • Badge of the Order of the National Coat of Arms, 2nd class (2001)
  • Danish section, WWF: Panda Award (1998)
  • Commander of the Legion of Honour, France (2001)

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