Gender equality conference in Reykjavik
On 31 October and 1 November, EEA and Norway Grants co-hosted a conference on gender equality in Reykjavik.
Ministers discuss the future of the Single Market at the EEA Council
EEA Council to discuss the future of the Single Market
The 52nd meeting of the EEA Council will take place on 19 November 2019 in Brussels. The EEA Council meets twice a year at ministerial level and provides political impetus for the development of the EEA Agreement.
EEA Joint Parliamentary Committee meets for the first time after the European elections
The EEA Joint Parliamentary Committee (EEA JPC) convened in the Landtag, the Liechtenstein Parliament, in Vaduz on 30 October 2019. The members discussed Brexit, developments in the EEA Agreement, the composition of the European Parliament (EP), and their priorities after the European elections as well as the future of the Single Market.
EEA EFTA Comment on the Creative Europe Programme for 2021-2027
On 29 October 2019 Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway submitted a joint EEA EFTA Comment on the Commission’s proposal for an integrated Creative Europe Programme (2021-2027) for the European cultural and creative sectors.
EEA Joint Committee adopts cooperation on climate change
The EFTA Standing Committee and the EEA Joint Committee met in Brussels on 24 and 25 October respectively. During the meeting the EEA Joint Committee adopted 22 decisions (JCDs) incorporating 25 legal acts into the EEA Agreement.
EEA Joint Committee incorporates 98 legal acts into the EEA Agreement
The EFTA Standing Committee and the EEA Joint Committee met in Brussels on 26 and 27 September respectively.
EEA seminar attracts professionals from EFTA and EU Member States
On 17 September, around 150 participants from both the public and private sector gathered at EFTA in Brussels to join the biannual seminar on the European Economic Area (EEA).
EEA EFTA Comment on priorities for the Single Market beyond 2019
Icelandic EEA EFTA Chair outlines priorities for second half of 2019
The Standing Committee of the EFTA States and the EEA Joint Committee met in Brussels on 9 and 10 July respectively. 23 decisions were adopted at the EEA Joint Committee, incorporating 30 EU legal acts into the EEA Agreement, including the Benchmark-Regulation.