EU-ACP Cotonou successor faces one year delay

By |maj 17th, 2019|African Union, Carlos Lopes, Development Policy, EU-ACP, European Commission, News, Post-Cotonou|

A joint ministerial council next week had been earmarked as the moment for formally concluding the successor to the Cotonou Agreement, which expires in January. But there are now doubts that it will be finalised before the end of the year.

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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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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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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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MEPs condemn Hungary’s post-Cotonou agreement blockade

By |junij 15th, 2018|ACP countries, Cotonou agreement, EU-ACP, European Commission, European Council, European Parliament, Hungary, Migration, News, Post-Cotonou, trade|

Hungary continues to block the European mandate to begin negotiations with African, Caribbean and Pacific countries, to the great displeasure of MEPs. EURACTIV.fr reports.

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Negotiations on the post-Cotonou Agreement stumble on migration

By |maj 28th, 2018|ACP countries, Cotonou agreement, development aid, EU-ACP, Hungary, migrant crisis, News, Post-Cotonou, Refugees|

Due to a lack of consensus on the issue of migration, member states cannot come to an agreement  on a mandate to begin negotiations on the future partnership agreement with African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries. EURACTIV.fr reports

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Breaking the silence on North Africa: A new EU-Africa partnership after 2020

By |marec 30th, 2018|ACP countries, EU-ACP, European Commission, European External Action Service, European neighbourhood policy, News|

The EU will soon open negotiations with the 78 countries of the African, Caribbean, and Pacific group on the future of their partnership with the EU in September 2018. This could breathe new life in the relations between the two continents. However, getting there will not be easy, writes Alfonso Medinilla.  

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Time to move to an interest-driven Africa-EU political partnership

By |junij 27th, 2017|African Union, EU-ACP, EU-Africa summit, Federica Mogherini, News, Post-Cotonou|

Geert Laporte proposes eight measures for Europe and Africa to build the strong partnership that everyone seems to want. But is everyone willing to support the tough decisions that these measures would entail?

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ACP youth leader: The ‘EU bubble’ is not very multicultural

By |maj 17th, 2017|East Africa, EPA, EU-ACP, Lome Convention, New Consensus on Development, News, ODA, Papua New Guinea, Post-Cotonou|

The founder of the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Young Professionals Network warns that unreformed Economic Partnership Agreements with the world's poorest states could see progress go backwards and a "new kind of economic dependency" emerge.

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