Ivari Padar is an Estonian politician. He is a former Minister of Finance, Minister of Agriculture and chairman of the Estonian Social Democratic Party. Padar was born in Navi, Võru Parish, Võru. He was Deputy Mayor of Võru from 1993–94, Executive Chairman of the Võru Farmers Union from 1994–95, and Assistant to the Chancellor at the Finance Ministry from 1995-97. He was Minister of Agriculture from 1999-2002, Chairman of Võru City Council from 2002–05, and a member of the Riigikogu from 2003-07. In April 2007 he became Minister of Finance. He led the Social Democratic Party from 2003 to 2009. Padar was a Member of the European Parliament for Estonia from 2009 until 2014 and from 2017 until 2019. In parliament, he served on the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs and the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs. In addition to his political work, Padar is a member of the Reconciliation of European Histories Group.
|Born:||March 12, 1965, Navi, Estonia|
|Political party:||Social Democratic Party|
|Children:||2 (from a previous marriage)|
|Alma mater:||University of Tartu|
|Facebook:||Ivari Padar's Facebook profile|
About Ivari Padar
Estonian politician who was Minister of Agriculture in Estonia from 1999 to 2002.
He served as Deputy Mayor of Voru from 1993 to 1994.
He joined European Parliament in 2009 and is a member of the Reconciliation of European Histories Group.
He is the cousin of Judo champion Martin Padar.
He is a prominent Estonian politician like Ene Ergma.
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- University of Tartu alumni