European Union Delegation to Norway

10th ASEM Summit. Milan - 16/17 October 2014


30/07/2014 - Statement by Cecilia Malmström on the first World Day against Trafficking in Persons

"Trafficking in human beings is a gross violation of human rights and knows no borders. Unscrupulous criminals target women and men, girls and boys, and exploit them for abhorrent forms of exploitation: from sexual exploitation, to forced labour and forced criminality. It happens within the EU and affects us all.

29/07/2014 - European Union supports key reforms in the Republic of Moldova

The European Commission has announced a new annual support package for the Republic of Moldova to help public institutions, citizens and the business community to seize the benefits and opportunities of the Association Agreement and the Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area with the EU (AA/DCFTA).

28/07/2014 - Greener airports thanks to EU-funded tech

Every summer millions of Europeans descend upon the continent’s airports on their way to sunshine and adventure. As airport users explode in number, so does the cost and environmental footprint of running an airport.

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New taxation rules from 2015

New taxation rules from 2015

From 1 January 2015 new rules for taxation of telecommunications, broadcasting and electronic services will be implemented.

20 years of the Single Market

20 years of the Single Market

The idea behind the Single Market is simplicity itself: treat the EU as one territory where people, money, goods and services interact freely to stimulate competition and trade, and improved efficiency. The increased choice of goods and services will raise quality and cut prices. It is the basic recipe for prosperity.

Trade relations EU-Norway

Trade relations EU-Norway

As part of the EEA Agreement, Norway is part of the European Single Market. In practice, the Agreement allows goods, capital, services and people to circulate freely in the whole EEA Area, including the EFTA countries Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein. To ensure that equal rights apply for all companies in the area, the EEA Agreement also features common rules for competition and state subsidies.