The Evolution of Remote Deliberation in the Estonian Parliament amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic
About the Riigikogu of Estonia. Written on September, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic disrupted institutions around the world, forcing them to adapt to the rapidly changing situation. The Riigikogu, the parliament of Estonia, a small Northern European country with only 1.3 million inhabitants, was no exception. In this essay, we will discuss the measures taken by the Estonian parliament to facilitate remote deliberation, the technological innovations implemented, and the implications for Estonia's legislative process moving forward.