20 May 2021
The Association has responsibility for the management of: > The EFTA Convention, which regulates economic relations between the four EFTA States > The Agreement on the European Economic Area (EEA Agreement), which brings together the Member States of the European Union (EU) and three of the EFTA States – Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway – in a single market, EFTA Ministers, clockwise from top lef. [...] Relations with the WTO EFTA Ministers and the advisory bodies of EFTA welcomed the conclusion of the trade and sustainable Under the WTO’s transparency mechanism for development chapter and the soon to be finalised text bilateral and regional trade agreements, EFTA on e-commerce3. [...] EFTA Secretariat, Brussels, Updated February 2020 The EEA Council The EEA Joint Committee The EEA Council meets twice a year at ministerial level The EEA Joint Committee is the main decision-making and provides political impetus for the development of body of the EEA Agreement, and consists of the the EEA Agreement. [...] In 2020, it convened on 25 May ambassadors of the EEA EFTA States to the EU and under the chairmanship of the Croatian Presidency a representative of the European External Action of the EU Council and on 18 November under the Service. [...] 18 Back to contents page Annual Report 2020 E F T A The Standing Committee of the Legal and Institutional Matters EFTA States Subcommittee V on Legal and Institutional Matters EE assists the Standing Committee of the EFTA States S-viðbætir ISSN 1022-9337 The Standing Committee of the EFTA States serves við Stjórnart as a forum in which the EEA EFTA States consult one in horizontal and substantive.