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As the European Economic Area turns 25 years, the EFTA Secretariat published, on 11 June 2019, two Legal notes on the EEA; the Two-pillar structure and on Adaptation texts.
EFTA Bulletin - July 2015
This edition of the EFTA Bulletin looks at the EEA Agreement in historical perspective, explains how EU legal acts are incorporated into the Agreement and outlines current and future challenges of the EEA. The publication is available in paper or electronic form.
Handbook on EEA EFTA procedures – 2nd edition
EFTA Bulletin - October 2016.
This second edition of the Handbook on the EEA EFTA procedures for incorporating EU acts into the EEA Agreement reflects changes made following the 2016 review, namely a reduction of the number of forms used for the processing of acts, and an updated list of categories of acts subject to the fast-track procedure. These changes apply from 24 October 2016.
EFTA Bulletin - December 2013.
This edition of the EFTA Bulletin looks at EFTA's free trade relations with partner countries outside the European Union. The publication is avaliable in paper or electronic form in PDF format for PCs and laptops, as well as in ePUB format for tablets and smartphones.
EFTA Bulletin - September 2012. Two decades have passed since the EEA EFTA States joined the European Community in the effort to complete the Single Market. The Bulletin reviews the past, takes stock of the present, and looks into the future of the European Economic Area.
EFTA Bulletin 2010.
This publication is an updated overview of EU programmes with EEA EFTA participation.
EFTA Bulletin issue 1, 2009.
This edition of the EFTA Bulletin looks at decision shaping in the European Economic Area. The EEA EFTA States’ possibility to participate directly in the continuous development of the EU Internal Market is an essential, and unique, feature of the EEA Agreement.
EFTA Bulletin issue 2, 2007.
This edition of the EFTA Bulletin presents the new generation of EU programmes. The aim is to provide EFTA citizens with up-to-date information on the programmes and an effective tool to navigate in these vast opportunities now open to them.
EFTA Bulletin issue 1, 2007.
In 2006, EFTA published an issue of the EFTA Bulletin on the Lisbon Strategy that also covers structural indicators. This present issue contains fresher data and more up-to-date indicators.
EFTA Bulletin issue 2, 2006.
This edition of the EFTA Bulletin looks at EFTA's free trade relations with partner countries outside the European Union.
EFTA Bulletin issue 1, 2006. This edition of the EFTA Bulletin looks at the Lisbon Strategy, or as it is increasingly referred to these day, the Strategy for Growth and Jobs. Growth and jobs are vitally important goals for the EFTA States in the European Economic Area (EEA), as well as for Switzerland.
EFTA Bulletin issue 1, 2004.
This edition of the EFTA Bulletin looks at EU/EEA enlargement from an EFTA perspective.
EFTA Bulletin 2003.
This edition of the EFTA bulletin celebrates 10 years of the Internal Market, which has become a firmly established reality for the EEA EFTA States.
EFTA Bulletin issue 2, 2002.
This Bulletin gives an overview of EEA EFTA participation EU programmes, Community services and decentralised agencies. To complete the picture on the financial contributions under the EEA Agreement, information has also been included on the arrangements for the reduction of economic and social disparities in the EEA.
EFTA Bulletin issue 1, 2002.
This edition of the bulletin aims to explain EEA EFTA participation in EU committees. It discusses the formal basis for EEA EFTA participation in the committees, supplementing with views and experiences from representatives of EEA EFTA States, and insights from the research community.
EFTA Bulletin issue 2, 2001.
This edition of the EFTA Bulletin summerises the EFTA Parliamentary Committee’s Conference on EFTA-EU Relations and Enlargement, held in Oslo, Norway, on 13 and 14 November 2001.
EFTA Bulletin issue 1, 2001.
Ministers of EFTA countries signed an updated and modernised EFTA Convention on 21 June 2001 during their Ministerial meeting in Vaduz, Liechtenstein.
EFTA Bulletin issue 3, 2000.
This issue of the EFTA Bulletin summerises the EFTA Business Workshop held in Reykjavik, Iceland, on the 12th October 2000.
EFTA Bulletin issue 2, 2000.
This edition of the EFTA Bulletin presents the views of Esko Antola, Jean Monnet Chair, University of Turku, Finland, on EFTA and the European Community as actors in Eurtopean free trade.