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 between the Belgium-Luxembourg Economic Union, on the one hand, and the Republic of Rwanda, on the other hand, on 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: 16/04/2007 Publication decree in Official Journal: 27/08/2008 pdf file754_Agreement in English.pdf (909 KB) pdf file754_Decreet.pdf (71 KB)
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)
Protocol amending the Convention between Belgium and Rwanda for the avoidance of double taxation and the prevention of tax fraud and fiscal evasion with respect to taxes on income and on capital, signed at Kigali on 16 April 2007
Summary: Double taxation treaties are treaties between two states in which they coordinate their tax collection to prevent citizens paying taxes twice or not at all. Signed: 17/05/2010 Sanctioned and promulgated: 07/06/2013 pdf file996_Ondertekend protocol in het Engels.pdf (154 KB) pdf file996_Dubbelbelastingverdrag van 2007 in het Engels.pdf (116 KB) pdf file996_Decreet.pdf (48 KB)