EEA EFTA Comment on European Accessibility Act Submitted to the EU
Liechtenstein Chair outlines EFTA Council priorities for second half of 2017
Liechtenstein, holding the rotating EFTA Council Chair for the next six months, presented its priorities at the Council meeting on 13 July.
Liechtenstein Chair presents EEA priorities for second half of 2017
The EFTA Standing Committee and the EEA Joint Committee met in Brussels on 5 and 7 July 2017 respectively.
EFTA and Ecuador hold third round of negotiations
The EFTA States and Ecuador held their third round of negotiations on a Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA), from 3 to 6 July in Guayaquil, Ecuador.
EFTA Ministerial meeting - Communiqué
On 26 June 2017, the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) held its summer Ministerial meeting in Longyearbyen, Norway.The meeting was chaired by Ms Monica Mæland, Norwegian Minister of Trade and Industry.
EFTA and MERCOSUR hold first round of negotiations
After four days of discussions, the 1st Round of Negotiations between the MERCOSUR and the EFTA States on a Free Trade Agreement was successfully concluded. The negotiations were held in a very constructive and amicable atmosphere and good progress was achieved in all areas.
EFTA Council prepares for Ministerial meeting in Longyearbyen
On 15 June in Geneva, at the last meeting in 2017 chaired by Norway, the EFTA Council discussed preparations for the EFTA Ministerial meeting in Longyearbyen on 26 June 2017.
EEA Joint Committee adopts "Roam like at Home" Regulation
The Standing Committee of the EFTA States and the EEA Joint Committee met in Brussels on 12 and 13 June 2017 respectively. In the Joint Committee meeting, 14 decisions were adopted incorporating 30 legal acts into the EEA Agreement.
EFTA and Mexico hold fourth round of negotiations on a review of the EFTA-Mexico Free Trade Agreement
During a fourth round of negotiations held from 6 to 9 June 2017 in Mexico City, delegations from the four EFTA States and Mexico continued their negotiations on a review of their Free Trade Agreement.
EEA Consolidated Versions of the first package of EU Financial Services legislation now available
The EEA Joint Committee adopted a package of 9 Joint Committee Decisions (JCDs) encompassing 31 legal acts providing for the incorporation of the EU Regulations establishing the Financial European Supervisory Authorities, 30 September 2016. EEA Consolidated Versions are now available.
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EEA Introductory Seminar
This introductory seminar is intended to provide professionals, both inside and outside the European Union, with a thorough understanding of the Agreement on the European Economic Area and how it integrates Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway into the EU’s Internal Market.