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).
Partnership agreement between the members of the African, Carribean and Pacific Group of States of the one part, and, the European Community and its Member States, of the other part
Summary: The aim of the agreement is to promote and expedite the economic, cultural the ACP States, with a view contributinh to peace and security and to promoting a stable and democratic political environment. Signed: 23/06/2000 Sanctioned and promulgated: 06/12/2002 International ratification: 17/01/2003 Entry into force: 01/04/2003 pdf file442_Ondertekende akte in het Engels.pdf (985 KB) pdf file442_Decreet.pdf (135 KB)
Agreement amending the Partnership Agreement between the members of the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States, of the one part, and the European Community and its Member States, of the other part
Summary: The overriding objective of revision process was to enhance the effectiveness and quality of the ACP-EU partnership. By this amendment ICC, WMD and non proliferation clauses were inserted.
Agreement amending for the second time the partnership agreement between the members of the African, Caribbean and Pacific group of estates, on the one part and the European Community, on the other part, signed in Cotonou 23 June 2000
Summary: The objective is to amend, for the second time, the Partnership Agreement between the members of the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States, of the one part, and the European Community and its Member States, of the other part, to enhance the effectiveness and quality of the ACP-EU partnership. Signed: 22/06/2010 Sanctioned and promulgated: 01/07/2011 Entry into force: 01/04/2017 pdf file884_Ondertekende akte in het Engels.pdf (2.11 MB) pdf file884_Decreet.pdf (47 KB)
Economic partnership agreement between the CARIFORUM States, of the one part, and the European Community and its member states, of the other part
Summary: The Agreement shall enhance commercial and economic relations, support a new trading dynamic between the Parties by means of the progressive, asymmetrical liberalisation of trade between them and reinforce, broaden and deepen cooperation in all areas relevant to trade and investment. Signed: 15/10/2008 Sanctioned and promulgated: 16/07/2010 International ratification: 30/04/2014 zip file809_Agreement in English.zip (7.98 MB) pdf file809_Decreet.pdf (82 KB)
Agreement between the Belgium-Luxembourg Economic Union and Barbados for the reciprocal promotion and protection of investments
Summary: The Parties wish to strengthen their economic cooperation by creating favourable conditions for investments by investors from one Contracting Party in the territory of the other Contracting Party Signed: 29/05/2009 Sanctioned and promulgated: 06/05/2011 Publication decree in Offical Journal: 06/06/2011 pdf file838_Agreement in English.pdf (929 KB) pdf file838_Decreet.pdf (67 KB)
Project: organization of academic summit between the EU and the CELAC countries Beneficiary: vzw Local Organizing Committee Amount: 20.000 euro Duration: 2015 Grant to the non-profit Local Organizing Committee in charge of organizing an academic summit between the EU and the countries CELAC (Comunidad de Estados Latinoamericanos Caribeños y).