When14.11.2017 - 09:45
WhereCouncil of the European Union (Rue de la Loi 175, 1048 Brussels, Belgium)
The EEA Council will convene for its 48th meeting on Tuesday 14 November 2017 in Brussels to take stock of the overall functioning of the EEA Agreement.
The meeting will be chaired by Ms Aurelia Frick, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Liechtenstein, who will be accompanied by Mr Guðlaugur Þór Þórðarson, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Iceland, and Ms Marit Berger Røsland, Minister of EEA and EU Affairs of Norway.
The EU side will be led by Mr Sven Mikser, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Estonia. The meeting will also be attended by representatives of the European Commission and the European External Action Service (EEAS).
The EEA Council will assess the overall functioning of the EEA Agreement. In particular, the EEA Council will examine the cooperation between the EU and the EEA EFTA States (Iceland, Liechtenstein, and Norway) within the framework of the EEA Agreement.
In addition, the EEA Council will hold a debate on measures to develop the European data economy.