EFTA and Moldova hold first Joint Committee meeting
EEA Joint Parliamentary Committee discusses mobility and cybersecurity
Members of the European Parliament and parliamentarians of the EEA EFTA States met in Norway on 7 and 8 May to discuss Brexit and the EEA, cybersecurity, the Energy Union and the EU Mobility Package.
Brexit and European Supervisory Authorities on the agenda for the EEA Council
The 49th EEA Council will take place on 23 May 2018 in Brussels. The EEA Council meets twice a year at ministerial level and provides political impetus for the development of the EEA Agreement.
Challenges to gender equality and transport sector – EEA Consultative Committee
Social partners from Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway and members of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) convened on 3-4 May in Reykjavik, Iceland, for the 26th meeting of the EEA Consultative Committee (EEA CC).
EFTA Council meets in Geneva
Ongoing free trade negotiations and preparations for the upcoming Ministerial meeting were high on the agenda of the third meeting of the EFTA Council in 2018 in Geneva today.
EFTA and Indonesia hold 15th round of negotiations on a Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement
The 15th round of negotiations between the EFTA States and Indonesia on a Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) took place in Banten (Jakarta), Indonesia, from 23 to 27 April. Ambassador Soemadi D.M. Brotodiningrat headed the Indonesian delegation while Ambassador Markus Schlagenhof from Switzerland acted as the EFTA Spokesperson.
EEA Joint Committee incorporates further acts in financial services and company law
The Standing Committee of the EFTA States and the EEA Joint Committee met in Brussels on 26 and 27 April respectively. At the Joint Committee meeting, 26 decisions (JCDs) were adopted incorporating 55 EU legal acts into the EEA Agreement. The Joint Committee continues to incorporate acts in the field of financial services, hence reducing the number of acts outstanding within this field.
EEA seminar attracts trade audience in Geneva
On 17 April 2018, for the first time in Geneva, the EFTA Secretariat organised an introductory seminar focusing on how the EEA Agreement functions and its market implications.