Following his speech, Mr Piris participated in a lively panel debate with Oda Helen Sletnes, President of the EFTA Surveillance Authority; Marc Maresceau, Professor of European Law at the University of Gent; Kurt Jäger, Ambassador of Liechtenstein to the EU; and Christa Tobler, Professor of European Law at the Universities of Leiden (NL) and Basel (CH). The debate, moderated by Helge Skaara, Deputy Secretary-General of EFTA, focused on the future challenges faced by the EEA and the EU, and the opportunities created by a multi-speed Europe.
Throughout the morning session, representatives from the EFTA Secretariat, the EFTA Court, the EFTA Surveillance Authority and the Financial Mechanism Office gave presentations on the day-to-day operation and management of the EEA Agreement.
EFTA would like to thank all the speakers and participants for making the seminar a success.
Links to the various presentations can be found below:
List of presentations in chronological order:
• Tore Grønningsæter (EFTA Secretariat)
• Trygve Mellvang-Berg (EFTA Surveillance Authority)
• Philipp Speitler (EFTA Court)
• Miriam Stackpole Dahl (Financial Mechanism Office)
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