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Tuesday, 6 June 2017

08.30 – 09.15  EEA CC Bureau meeting [Bureau members only]

09.30 – 12.00  Opening by the EEA CC co-chairs: Mr Petr Zahradník, EESC Member, and Mr Halldor Árnason, EFTA Member

  1. Adoption of the draft agenda
  2. Approval of the minutes of the 24th meeting of the EEA CC (Vaduz, Liechtenstein, 19-20 May 2016)
  3. EEA CC Resolution on Digitalisation and its impact on jobs and skills
  • Presentation of the resolution and the report by the co-rapporteurs: Ms Helga Jónsdóttir, EFTA Member, and Mr Petr Zahradník, EESC Member
  • Discussion and adoption
  • Presentation on "Digital revolution: opportunity or threat for CE economies?"by Mr Pavel Kysilka, Chairman of the 6D Academy

13.00 – 15.00 Developments of the EEA Agreement and current EU/EEA EFTA issues

  • Mr Georges Baur, Assistant Secretary-General, EFTA
  • Mr Václav Navrátil, EEA Desk Officer, EEAS, representing the President-in-office of the EEA Joint Committee
  • Mr Knut Hermansen, Minister Counsellor, Norwegian Mission to the EU


15.30 – 16.30    Visit to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs – (Loretánské náměstí 5, 118 00 Praha 1)

Welcome by Deputy Minister for Europe, Mr Jakub Dürr

Wednesday, 7 June 2017

Venue: University of Economics (Nám. W. Churchilla 4, Prague 3, 130 67 - Rectors Hall NB 169 – 1st floor in the New Building)

09.30 – 11.30  EEA CC Resolution on The social dimension of the EEA and the European Pillar of Social Rights

  • Introductory presentation by Ms Pavlina Zakova, Economic Adviser, European Commission Representation in the Czech Republic
  • Presentation of the Resolution and the report by the co-rapporteurs: Ms Judy McKnight, EESC Member, and Ms Bente Stenberg-Nilsen, EFTA Member
  • Discussion and adoption

Arrangements and topics for the 26th meeting of the EEA CC to be held in 2018

Any other business