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EFTA Ministers discuss trade relations and COVID-19 measures
EFTA Secretary-General meets with Liechtenstein Ministers to discuss the impact of COVID-19 and Liechtenstein's 25-year membership in the EEA
On Tuesday 2 June, Secretary-General Henri Gétaz and Deputy Secretary-General Pascal Schafhauser met with Katrin Eggenberger, Liechtenstein Minister of Foreign Affairs in Vaduz. The meeting marked the first official visit in Liechtenstein since the outbreak of the coronavirus. Prior to the meeting with Eggenberger, the EFTA representatives paid a courtesy visit to Prime Minister Adrian Hasler.
EFTA Council prepares videoconference with ministers in June
EFTA's Annual Report 2019
EFTA Council discusses developments in free trade negotiations
The Swiss chaired the second meeting of the Council in 2020 which took place in Geneva on Tuesday 10 March.
Andorran Minister visits the EFTA Secretariat
On Monday 24 February, the Andorran Minister of Foreign Affairs, Maria Ubach Font, visited the EFTA Secretariat in Geneva and met with Deputy Secretary-General Pascal Schafhauser.
First EFTA Council meeting of 2020
On 4 February, the first Council meeting of 2020 took place in Geneva. It is Switzerland’s turn to chair the EFTA Council and it has set the priorities for the first six months of the year. These are to evaluate the possibilities to establish greater transparency and to consolidate the work around a new EFTA approach to e-commerce.
EFTA Celebrates 60th Anniversary
Interview with Dr Katrin Eggenberger, the new Minister of Foreign Affairs of Liechtenstein
On 11 November, Dr Katrin Eggenberger was appointed Minister of Foreign Affairs of Liechtenstein.
EFTA Council adopts the budget for 2020
On 12 December, the ninth and last Council meeting of the year under the Norwegian chairmanship took place in Geneva. Switzerland will take over the rotating EFTA Chair in the first half of 2020.