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EEA EFTA Comment on the Rights and Values Programme

On 4 March, the three EEA EFTA States – Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway – submitted a joint EEA EFTA Comment on the European Commission’s proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the European Council establishing the Rights and Values Programme.

EFTA organisations in Brussels set to move to a new building in 2020

The EFTA Secretariat, the EFTA Surveillance Authority (ESA) and the Financial Mechanism Office (FMO) signed today an agreement with the Belgian real estate developer Cofinimmo which will allow the three organisations to move jointly into a new building in the European quarter in Brussels in autumn 2020. The signing today will allow for additional synergies and improved quality of services of the three organisations that have until now occupied different buildings in Brussels.

Launch of web tool on how EU law becomes EEA law

On 31 January, the EFTA Secretariat launched the interactive web tool on how EU law becomes EEA law, which provides a visual presentation of the legislative process behind the Agreement on the European Economic Area (EEA).