EEA Seminar 11-12 June 2009

Published 12-06-2009
The EFTA Secretariat biannual seminar on the EEA Agreement in Brussels on 11-12 June was attended by almost 100 participants.

The purpose of the seminar is to provide participants with insights and facts about the the EEA Agreement, its operation and institutional set-up. The second day of the seminar focused on social policy in Europe and the role of the EU. EFTA Social partners were giving their view, and the participants were also given an overview of how social policy is dealt with under the EEA Agreement.


Below you will find the seminar programme and the speakers’ presentations:

Seminar programme, click here.

Marius Vahl and Ásta Magnúsdóttir:  Policy Shaping in the EEA and the role of the Secretariat

Per Sanderud: EFTA Surveillance Authority

Skúli Magnússon: The Functions of the EFTA Court

Sigve Soldal Bjorstad: Making a Difference

Fritz von Nordheim Nielsen: The European Social Model(s) and the EU contribution

Sigrún Kristjánsdóttir: Social Policy in Europe: What role for the EU? - The view of business

Anne Camilla Hilton: Social Policy and the EEA Agreement


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