Τακτικές συνεδριάσεις

Meeting of 11 June 2021, Brussels (remote)

Members discussed the latest developments in the EU-Switzerland Relations, in particular in relation to the Institutional Framework Agreement.

Parliamentarians of the Swiss Assembly were invited to join part of the meeting remotely in order to exchange views with the DEEA Members on the State of Play of EU-Switzerland cooperation.

Meeting of 15 February 2021, Brussels (remote)

On 15 February 2021, Members of the DEEA met in camera in order to discuss the recently resumed talks on the Institutional Framework Agreement (IFA) with Switzerland. They also analysed the main differences between the EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement and the IFA. Members were debriefed by Mr Michael KARNITSCHNIG, Director of external relations, at the Secretariat General of the European Commission, and Ms Clara MARTÍNEZ ALBEROLA, Deputy Head of the Task Force for Relations with the United Kingdom.

Meeting of 11 February 2021, on Russian and EU Arctic policies (remote)

On 11 February 2021 European Parliament's D-RU and DEEA delegations held a joint remote meeting to discuss the new Russian Arctic Strategy and the future of the EU Arctic policy.

The meeting was co-chaired by Mr Ryszard CZARNECKI (ECR, Poland), Chair of D-RU and Ms Christel SCHALDEMOSE (S&D, Denmark), Vice Chair of the Iceland Working Group of the DEEA.

Members exchanged views with Dr Michael PAUL, Senior Fellow of the German Institute for International and Security Affairs, Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik (SWP) and Mr Michael MANN, EU's ambassador at large for the Arctic, as well as relevant EP rapporteurs and shadow rapporteurs.

Meeting of 29 September 2020, remote (preparations for the EU-Swiss IPM)

An in-camera delegation meeting was held on 29 September 2020 in preparation for the 39th EU-Switzerland Interparliamentary meeting (IPM) to be held remotely via Webex on 9 October.

The main points of discussion were:
  • recent developments in the EU-Switzerland relations and the political situation in Switzerland after the popular vote of 27 September 2020
  • draft agenda of the 39th EU-Switzerland IPM.

Meeting of 11 March 2020, Strasbourg (preparations for the EU-Norway IPM) - postponed

Following the President's decision of 2 March 2020 on measures to be taken in connection with the COVID-19, the 35th EU-Norway inter-parliamentary meeting, due to take place in Brussels on 19 March 2020, and the delegation preparatory meeting, that was scheduled for 11 March in Strasbourg, had to be postponed.

Meeting of 18 November 2019, Brussels (preparations for the 38th EU-Switzerland IPM)

The preparatory meeting in view of the 38th EU-Switzerland Interparliamentary meeting (IPM) took place in Brussels on 18 November 2019.

The main agenda items of the preparatory meeting were:

  • Adoption of the draft minutes of the delegation's previous meetings
  • Recent developments in the EU-Switzerland relations and the political situation in Switzerland after the latest general elections
  • Consideration of the draft agenda and the draft programme of the 38th EU-Switzerland Inter-parliamentary meeting to be held in Strasbourg on 27-28 November 2019

Meeting of 17 October 2019, Brussels (preparations for the 53rd EEA JPC)

The preparatory meeting in view of the mission to Vaduz and the 53rd EEA Joint Parliamentary Committee meeting took place in Brussels on 17 October.

The main agenda items of the preparatory meeting were:

  • Recent developments in relation to the EEA agreement
  • Consideration of the draft agenda and the draft programme of the 53rd EEA JPC meeting.


Constitutive meeting of 26 September 2019, Brussels

Bureau of the D-EEA delegation (2nd Vice-Chair C. Gamon, Chair A. Schwab, 1st Vice-Chair S. Giegold
Bureau of the D-EEA delegation © European Union 2019 - Source : EP/Philippe BUISSIN
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Constitutive meeting of the D-EEA delegation. Elected Chair Andreas Schwab
Constitutive meeting of the D-EEA delegation © European Union 2019 - Source : EP/Philippe BUISSIN
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During the constitutive meeting, the Chair and the Vice-Chairs of the delegation were elected:
  • Chair - Mr Andreas SCHWAB (EPP, Germany)
  • 1st Vice-Chair - Mr Sven GIEGOLD (Greens/EFA, Germany)
  • 2nd Vice-Chair - Ms Claudia GAMON (Renew, Austria)

Iceland working group within D-EEA was also constituted, with Ms Christel SCHALDEMOSE (S&D, Denmark) as its Vice-Chair. The Working group is ex officio chaired by D-EEA Chair.

A summary of ordinary meetings held during the European Parliament's 8th term (2014-2019) can be found in the delegation's archives.