On the 25th of February 2016 a meeting took place between the President of the Estonian Parliament, Eiki Nestor, and NGO Polis and its partners, the researchers in the field of local governments and the representatives of the local government unions. The topics of the meeting covered current national development issues, including the local government and regional administrative development, and the forecoming celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Estonian Republic in 2018. On behalf of Geomedia Rivo Noorkõiv took part, introducing his proposals in the discussion.