Summary: The fourth ACP-EP Convention has been amended in the context of major economic and political changes in ACP countries (democratization process, structural adjustment), in Europe (enlargement, increasing attention to East European and Mediterranean partners), and in the international environment (Uruguay Round Agreement). It also contains a protocol on the accession of Austria, Finland and Sweden to the European Union.
Sanctioned and promulgated: 17/03/1998
International ratification: 02/04/1998
Entry into force: 01/06/1998
pdf file316_Agreement in English.pdf (5.36 MB)
pdf file316_Decreet.pdf (83 KB)