Tanzanian opposition leader – The EU is ‘finished’ with Magufuli

By |februar 6th, 2019|Cotonou agreement, EU development aid, John Magufuli, News, Tanzania|

Nearly 18 months after falling under a shower of bullets outside his parliamentary residence in Dodoma, opposition leader Tundu Lissu, the most persistent thorn in the side of Tanzanian President John Magufuli plans to re-enter the political fray.

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Who will speak for Africa with Brussels?

By |december 21st, 2018|ACP countries, African Union, Carlos Lopes, Cotonou agreement, EU-ACP, European External Investment Plan (EIP), Jean-Claude Juncker, News, Paul Kagame, Post-Cotonou|

The African Union has ambitious plans to reconfigure its continent’s relations with the European Union. In 2018, led by Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame and the Chadian chair of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, the Addis Ababa-based AU moved...

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Sustainable agriculture must remain key priority in post-Cotonou negotiations 

By |november 30th, 2018|African agriculture, Cotonou agreement, News, Post-Cotonou|

Agriculture must be at the heart of the successor to the Cotonou Agreement between the EU and the ACP community, writes Michael Hailu  

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Mimica: Decentralised cooperation will remain at heart of EU’s external action

By |oktober 9th, 2018|2030 Agenda, cohesion policy, Cotonou agreement, decentralised cooperation, EAcohesion, Neven Mimica, News, Post-Cotonou, SDGs|

With negotiations on the next EU long-term budget about to start, Commissioner Neven Mimica defended the European commitment to the Sustainable Development Goals and praised the role local authorities play in international cooperation in an interview w...

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ACP-EU negotiations: Taking the road to prosperity together

By |oktober 3rd, 2018|Africa, Cotonou agreement, EU-ACP, News, Post-Cotonou, Robert Dussey|

Talks on a new agreement between the ACP and the EU will only bear fruit if both parties take the road to prosperity together, writes the ACP's chief negotiator, Robert Dussey, on the post-Cotonou talks.

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Wanted: New forms of trade partnership with Africa

By |september 11th, 2018|Africa, Angela Merkel, Cotonou agreement, development cooperation, free trade agreements, Germany, News, Post-Cotonou, Special Report|

After several months of different European leaders beating a path to the African continent, Jean-Claude Juncker’s European Commission has got in on the act. But for the moment, Brussels is not offering anything new on either trade or investment.

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Impasse on migration clouds EU-Africa relations

By |avgust 31st, 2018|African Union, Carlos Lopes, Cotonou agreement, EU trust fund for Africa, Jean-Claude Juncker, Migration, Moussa Faki, News, Post-Cotonou|

The issue of how to control migration from Africa may have exorcised European leaders in recent years, but it could also derail the EU's main political agreement with the continent.

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Tensions grow over the future of the ACP group

By |avgust 30th, 2018|ACP countries, Africa, Cotonou agreement, international relations, News|

The African Union wants to have a continent-to-continent dialogue with Europe, a change that could make the framework of the Cotonou Agreement implode and leave the Pacific and Caribbean states out in the cold.

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EU-ACP relations after Cotonou Agreement: Re-set, re-launch or retreat?

By |avgust 29th, 2018|ACP countries, Cotonou agreement, EU-ACP, News|

Struck in 2000 in Benin, the Cotonou Agreement has shaped relations between the EU and African, Caribbean and Pacific countries (ACP) for nearly 20 years. The accord expires in 2020 and negotiations between the European Union and the ACP on its success...

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The Cotonou agreement, has it fulfilled its promises?

By |avgust 29th, 2018|2030 A, ACP countries, Africa, cooperation and development, Cotonou agreement, EU-ACP, News, Sustainable Development Goals|

The Cotonou agreement has regulated cooperation between the European Union and the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries since 2000. With negotiations on its successor about to start, the results so far seem mixed. EURACTIV France reports.

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