Posts tagged as European Union member states

Latvia, Lithuania dominate EU drowning deaths

Monday, August 12, 2019

Baltic states Lithuania and Latvia have significantly more drownings each year than other European Union member states, according to the latest statistics from Eurostat. The figures released August 9 cover the year 2016, when there were 5,537 deaths of European Union (EU) residents caused by “accidental drowning and submersion”. The figure has been falling each year since a peak of 6,090 deaths in 2013 and corresponds to an EU average of…

Nomination of candidates for European Parliament elections to start in Estonia Wednesday

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Nomination of candidates for the election of the European Parliament in Estonia will begin on Wednesday, March 27, at 10 a.m., the National Electoral Committee said. The deadline for the nomination of candidates is at 6 p.m. on April 6. Before the nomination of candidates, political parties and independent candidates have to pay a security in the amount of 2,700 euros for each candidate. Documents for the nomination of candidates…