Chairmanship

An overview of which country holds the chairmanship - past, present and future -  as well as the historic priorities of the Council Chair and the work programme of the Standing Committee.

Semester    

Council             

EFTA Standing Committee*  EEA Joint Committee* 
1/2009 Norway Iceland EU
2/2009 Liechtenstein Norway Norway
1/2010 Iceland Liechtenstein EU
2/2010 Switzerland Iceland Iceland
1/2011 Liechtenstein Norway EU
2/2011 Norway     Liechtenstein Liechtenstein
1/2012 Switzerland    Iceland EU
2/2012 Iceland Norway Norway
1/2013 Norway Liechtenstein EU
2/2013 Liechtenstein Iceland Iceland
1/2014 Iceland Norway EU
2/2014 Switzerland Liechtenstein Liechtenstein
1/2015 Liechtenstein Iceland EU
2/2015 Norway Norway Norway
1/2016 Switzerland Liechtenstein EU
2/2016 Iceland Iceland Iceland
1/2017 Norway Norway EU
2/2017 Liechtenstein Liechtenstein Liechtenstein
1/2018 Iceland Iceland EU
2/2018 Switzerland Norway Norway

*Switzerland is not part of the EEA Agreement. For information regarding Switzerland's agreements with the EU, please see the European Commission website and the Swiss Federal Administration website.

 

EFTA Council

 

EFTA Standing Committee