Advisory Bodies News
EFTA Parliamentary Committee adopts resolution on Europol and Eurojust
The EFTA Parliamentary Committee met on 24 June 2013 in Trondheim on the margins of the EFTA Ministerial meeting.
EEA Joint Parliamentary Committee adopts three resolutions
Members of the European Parliament and parliamentarians from Liechtenstein and Norway met in Brussels on 29 and 30 May 2013 for the 40th meeting of the EEA Joint Parliamentary Committee (EEA JPC).
EFTA social partners meet with Croatian colleagues
The EFTA Consultative Committee (EFTA CC) met with representatives from Croatian trade unions on 23 May in Brussels. EFTA social partners also discussed EEA developments and EFTA-EU relations with EFTA ambassadors. On 24 May the EFTA CC organised a seminar on the possible conflicts between labour law and Internal Market law.
EEA Joint Parliamentary Committee adopts three resolutions in Strasbourg
Members of the European Parliament and Parliamentarians from Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway met in Strasbourg on 26 October 2011 at the 37th meeting of the EEA Joint Parliamentary Committee.
EFTA Parliamentary Committee visits Costa Rica and Panama in support of free trade agreement
During its visit to Costa Rica and Panama from 20 to 25 January 2013, a delegation from the EFTA Parliamentary Committee discussed the merits of strengthened EFTA-Central American trade relations with legislators, officials and stakeholders, in support of the early conclusion and subsequent ratification of a free trade agreement (FTA) between the two sides.
EFTA social partners discuss free trade with the EFTA Ministerial Chair
At its meeting on 26 November 2012 in Brussels, the EFTA Consultative Committee (EFTA CC) met both with the Icelandic Minister of Foreign Affairs to discuss developments in EFTA’s third-country relations, and with EEA EFTA Foreign Ministers to discuss the EEA.
EEA EFTA Forum of Local and Regional Authorities meets on 26-27 November 2012
At its sixth meeting, which took place in Brussels on 26 and 27 November 2012, the EEA EFTA Forum of Local and Regional Authorities adopted three opinions: on labour migration within the EEA and its impact on the local and regional level, on the participation of the local and regional level in EEA EFTA States in the new generation of EU programmes, and on data protection reform.
The EFTA Parliamentary Committee adopts resolution on free movement of workers
The EFTA Parliamentary Committee met on 12 November in Geneva in the margins of the EFTA Ministerial meeting. The Committee discussed a report on European labour migration and the consequences for the EFTA States, which was presented by Mr Ignazio Cassis, Swiss MP and rapporteur on the subject. The Committee adopted a resolution on free movement of workers.
EFTA's Parliamentary Committee adopts resolution on Schengen
The EFTA Parliamentary Committee met on 28 June in Gstaad in the margins of the EFTA Ministerial meeting.
The EEA EFTA Forum of Local and Regional Authorities meet on 21-22 June 2012
At its fifth meeting, which took place in Ísafjörður on 21-22 June 2012, the EEA EFTA Forum of Local and Regional Authorities adopted two opinions - one on The Review of the EEA Agreement and another on the European Rules on Environmental Impact Assessment.