Among the great goals stated in the preamble of the Constitution are the maintenance of internal peace as well as the success and general benefit of the present and future generations.
Constitution protects the right to the inviolability of private and family life, an inseparable part of which is the right to protection of personal data.
This year spring arrived differently. From 12 March to 17 May 2020, an emergency situation was in force in Estonia.
Monitoring the legality of the activities of state agencies forms a large part of the work of the Chancellor of Justice.
One of the tasks of the Chancellor of Justice is to ensure that people held in places of detention are treated in line with human dignity.
The Chancellor of Justice ensures that all decisions concerning children respect the rights of children and proceed from the best interests of the child.
Citizenship is an important part of everyone's identity. It binds people to the country that granted them citizenship. Estonian citizens have many rights and obligations that non-citizens do not have. For example, they have the right to elect the Riigikogu and belong to a political party.
Communication with the state or financial institutions, including control activities, must not place an unnecessary burden on people or companies.
Local government organizes local life independently, without being an extension of the state in the city and in the countryside.
According to the Constitution, everyone is equal before the law. The Chancellor of Justice monitors compliance with this principle and resolves complaints about unequal treatment.