EFTA and the EESC mark the 25 years of the EEA Agreement
EEA Consultative Committee adopts resolutions on European Labour Authority and Benefits of 25 years of the EEA
Social partners from Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway and members of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) convened in Brussels on 23 May for the 27th meeting of the EEA Consultative Committee (EEA CC).
Ministers discuss foreign policy issues and efforts to combat climate change at EEA Council
On 20 May 2019, the EEA Council convened in Brussels for its 51st meeting to discuss the overall functioning of the Agreement on the European Economic Area (EEA Agreement), as well as climate change and the implementation of the Paris Agreement.
Climate change and foreign policy issues on the agenda for the EEA Council
The 51st meeting of the EEA Council will take place on 20 May 2019 in Brussels. The EEA Council meets twice a year at ministerial level and provides political impetus for the development of the EEA Agreement.
EFTA Council meets in Geneva
Today, the EFTA Council met for the third time in 2019 under the Liechtenstein Chairmanship. During the meeting, the delegates discussed work with regard to third countries and in particular the recent negotiation round with Mercosur.
Substantial progress during 8th round between EFTA and Mercosur
The EFTA and Mercosur States continued negotiating a broad-based free trade agreement on 6-10 May 2019 in Buenos Aires. The 8th round allowed for further substantial progress in all expert groups.
EFTA Secretary-General meets with Indonesian Trade Minister
On 10 May 2019, EFTA Secretary-General Henri Gétaz received the Indonesian Trade Minister Enggartiasto Lukita at the EFTA Secretariat in Geneva. The main topics of discussion were the progress of the ratification process of the EFTA-Indonesia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) and the prospects for further cooperation between Indonesia and EFTA.
EEA Joint Committee incorporates decision on participation in the European Solidarity Corps
The EFTA Standing Committee and EEA Joint Committee met in Brussels on 7 and 8 May respectively. The EEA Joint Committee adopted 30 decisions incorporating 52 EU legal acts into the EEA Agreement.
EFTA and Egypt hold fourth Joint and Sub-Committee meetings
Delegations from the EFTA States and Egypt convened in Cairo on 2 May 2019 to address issues of implementation of their free trade agreement.
EFTA Parliamentary Committee on official visit to the Republic of Korea
The EFTA Parliamentary Committee (EFTA PC) visited the Republic of Korea from 23 to 26 April 2019. The aim of the delegation visit was to support the efforts of the EFTA States to deepen and broaden trade relations with Korea by upgrading the current free trade agreement between both parties.
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