Diplomatic Representation in Brussels (B)

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Welcome to the website of the Liechtenstein Representation in Brussels!

Our office serves both as Mission to the European Union and as bilateral Embassy to the Kingdom of Belgium. To learn more about our various fields of activity, click through the menu on the right-hand side.

Hier finden Sie die deutsche Version dieser Website.

Botschaft des Fürstentums Liechtenstein
1 Place du Congrès, 1000 Bruxelles
Tel: +32 2 229 39 00
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Below you will find the latest news and documents:

 

    25th years EEA: Prime Minister Adrian Hasler at EU Summit in Brussels

    On 22nd March the three Prime Ministers of Liechtenstein, Iceland and Norway met the 28 Heads of State and Government of the European Union in Brussels in order to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the EEA Agreement. Council President Donald Tusk underlined the importance of the EEA as an equal partnership and as a community of values. Liechtenstein’s Prime Minister Adrian Hasler called the anniversary a milestone of European integration. See the press release (German only).

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      Family photo on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the EEA Agreement with Prime Minister Adrian Hasler (photo credit: European Union)

         

        Syria Conference: Spotlight on Liechtenstein’s Initiative on Accountability

        Upon invitation by EU High Representative Federica Mogherini, Liechtenstein Foreign Minister Aurelia Frick participated in this year’s Conference on Supporting the Future of Syria and the region. Liechtenstein and Switzerland organized a side-event on the topic of “justice and sustainable peace in Syria”. See the press release. (German only).

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          Aurelia Frick, Member of the Government, opens the "Justice and Sustainable Peace in Syria" event, alongside EU Foreign Affairs Commissioner Federica Mogherini (Source: European Union)

             

            Liechtenstein signs European Blockchain Partnership

            On Friday, 1 February 2019 Ambassador Sabine Monauni signed the European Blockchain Partnership in Brussels. This way, Liechtenstein wants to actively contribute to the discussions on the use of blockchain technology. See the press release (German only).

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              Director Gerard de Graaf, EU Commission and Ambassador Sabine Monauni

                 

                EU draws positive conclusions on relations to Liechtenstein

                On 11 December 2018, the Council of the EU published its assessment of the EU’s relations with Liechtenstein during the last two years and once again drew very positive conclusions. It called the relations “very good and dynamic”, adding that they had further intensified during 2016. See the press release (German only) and the text of the conclusions.

                  EU and EEA EFTA States are jointly preparing for Brexit

                  The efforts aimed at an orderly withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the EU – and thus also from the European Economic Area – were the focus of a recent visit of Foreign Minister Aurelia Frick in Brussels. In the coming months, the EEA EFTA States will coordinate very closely on this issue with the EU. See the press release (German only) and the statement on the functioning of the EEA Agreement.

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                    Foreign Minister Aurelia Frick in Brussels

                       

                      Prime Minister Adrian Hasler at ECOFIN Council

                      On 6 November 2018, Prime Minister Adrian Hasler participated in a meeting of EFTA Ministers for economic and financial affairs with the EU Council in Brussels. He presented the common paper by the EFTA States on the topic “FinTech, opportunities and challenges for the financial sector and economic growth”. See the press release (German only) and statement.

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                        The Finance Ministers of Denmark, Iceland and Liechtenstein: Kristian Jensen, Bjarni Benediktsson and Adrian Hasler

                           

                          Presentation on bilateral relations between Liechtenstein and the European Union

                          On 17 July 2018, Ambassador Sabine Monauni discussed the status of Liechtenstein’s relations with the European Union with representatives of Council Working Party COEFTA. Ambassador Monauni concluded that relations were “excellent”. See the full text of her presentation.

                           

                          Minister Dominique Gantenbein meets EU interior ministers

                          On 12 July 2018, Minister Dominique Gantenbein attended an informal meeting of interior ministers of the European Union in Innsbruck, Austria. The talks focussed on European asylum policy as well as external border protection. See the press release (in German).

                           

                          Incorporation of EU General Data Protection Regulation into the EEA

                          On 6 July 2018, the EEA Joint Committee decided to incorporate the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) into the EEA Agreement. The GDPR thus entered into force for Liechtenstein, Norway and Iceland on 20 July 2018 and became immediately applicable in Liechtenstein on that day. See the press release (in German).

                           

                          Brexit as main topic at meeting of EEA EFTA Ministers in Oslo

                          Brexit and EEA cooperation were the main topics during the talks held with Minister Aurelia Frick on 15 June 2018 in Oslo. See the press release (in German).

                           

                          Aurelia Frick at EEA Council: Access to internal market an important asset for business location Liechtenstein

                          At the semi-annual meeting of the EEA Council on 23 May 2018, Ministers discussed the functioning of the EEA Agreement as well as the proposed reform of the European Financial Supervisory Authorities. See the press release (in German).


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