The European Free Trade Association (EFTA) is an intergovernmental organisation set up for the promotion of free trade and economic integration to the benefit of its four Member States: Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Switzerland.
Ambassador Högni S. Kristjánsson met with Secretary-General Kristinn F. Árnason on 22 August 2016 in Geneva to present his credentials as Iceland‘s representative to EFTA.
The Committee established under the EFTA-Mauritius Joint Declaration on Cooperation (JDC) held its second meeting on 22 July 2016 in Port Louis, Mauritius.
On 15 July 2016, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway submitted a joint comment on the European Commission’s forthcoming proposal to introduce a services passport.
The EEA Policy Seminar will take place on Tuesday, 27 September at the EFTA Secretariat’s premises in Brussels.
Iceland, holding the rotating Council Chair for the second half of 2016, presented its priorities at the EFTA Council meeting in Geneva on 12 July.
55th Annual Report of the European Free Trade Association, 2015. The report is only available in electronic PDF format.
This publication contains information on EFTA's activities and institutional framework, as well as a range of statistics on EFTA and its Member States. The publication is avaliable in paper or electronic pdf format.
EFTA Bulletin - July 2015
This edition of the EFTA Bulletin looks at the EEA Agreement in historical perspective, explains how EU legal acts are incorporated into the Agreement and outlines current and future challenges of the EEA. The publication is avaliable in paper or electronic form.
This two-page factsheet gives a general overview of the role and tasks of the European Free Trade Association.
EFTA Bulletin - December 2013.
This edition of the EFTA Bulletin looks at EFTA's free trade relations with partner countries outside the European Union. The publication is avaliable in paper or electronic form in PDF format for PCs and laptops, as well as in ePUB format for tablets and smartphones.
EFTA Bulletin - September 2014.
This edition of the EFTA Bulletin outlines the new procedures to be followed by Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway for incorporating EU acts into the EEA Agreement. The procedures apply from 20 October 2014.