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Summary of Treaty


GENERAL DATA
Official Title Agreement between the European Community and the Swiss Confederation in the audiovisual field, establishing the terms and conditions for the participation of the Swiss Confederation in the Community programmes MEDIA Plus and MEDIA Training - Final Act - Declarations
Type of Agreement Bilateral
Place of Signature Luxembourg
Date of Signature 26/10/2004
Date of Entry Into Force 01/04/2006
Duration Definite
Objective of Agreement To establish the terms and conditions under which the Swiss Confederation may participate on the MEDIA Plus and MEDIA training programmes.
Remarks The agreement specifies in particular: the conditions to be met by the Swiss broadcasting regulatory framework; the conditions, rules and procedures applicable to the projects and initiatives submitted by participants from Switzerland under these programmes, which must be the same as those applied to EU Member States; the principle of payment of an annual financial contribution to the programmes by Switzerland. The annual contribution of Switzerland as set out in an Annex to the Agreement are: EUR 4.2 million in 2005; and EUR 4.2 million in 2006. The final act contains a joint declaration establishing a mutual interest dialogue on audiovisual policy matters, to be exercised in the context of a joint committee provided for by the draft agreement.
OJ Reference L90, 28/03/2006, p. 23
Depositary Council of the European Union
Contracting Parties European Community, Switzerland
Authentic Texts Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Polish, Portuguese, Slovakian, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish
Subject Matters Education, Training, Youth
Western Europe
Clause(s)
Confidentiality Article 5 Annex 4
Consultation Article 4 Annex 4
Duration (Conditions) Article 12 Agreement
Entry into force conditions Article 13 Agreement
Territorial application Article 11 Agreement
Management Joint Committee (Article 8)
EU PARTICIPATION
Ratification Status NOT
Conclusion Decision Council Decision of 27 February 2006 concerning the conclusion of an Agreement between the Community and the Swiss Confederation in the audiovisual field, establishing the terms and conditions for the participation of the Swiss Confederation in the MEDIA Plus and MEDIA Training Community programmes, and a Final Act; OJ L90 of 28/03/2006, p.22
Competence Exclusive
Legal Basis Treaty EC: Article 150, 157


Last Update :   13/08/2009