Eduskunta


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Eduskunta

(ˌeɪdʊsˈkʊntɑː)
n
the Finnish parliament
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In 2007, True Finns got five seats and 4 per cent of the vote, keeping them as the smallest party in the Eduskunta.
Ministers are not obliged to be members of the Eduskunta and need not be formally identified with any political party.
Constitutionally, the 200-member, unicameral Eduskunta is the supreme authority in Finland.
In 1906 Finland's national assembly, the Eduskunta, became the first parliament in the world to adopt full gender equality"--verbatim-identical to the third sentence in the previously cited page.
Hallituksen Esitys Laeiksi Sairausvakuutuslain ja Laakelain Muuttamisesta" (Foreign Affairs Parliamentary Committee statement, UaVL 6/2008 vp-HE 100/2008; Helsinki: Eduskunta, 2008).
Contact point(s): Eduskunta, kiinteistE[micro]toimisto
During the event of the parliamentary dimension of the Lithuanian Presidency of the Council of the European Union, Brigitte Van Der Burg, Chair of the Social Affairs and Employment Committee of the Senate of the Kingdom of the Netherland, and Tarja Filatov, the Chair of the Employment and Equality Committee of the Eduskunta, shared the good practices of their countries in implementing measures for youth employment and perspectives in implementing the Youth Guarantee initiative.