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Development Policy 11-10-2016

New African economic partnership enters into force, critics still unconvinced

An economic partnership agreement between the EU, Namibia, Botswana, Swaziland, South Africa and Lesotho entered into force yesterday (10 October), but its impact on the region's development remains controversial. EURACTIV France reports.
Development Policy 28-09-2016

EU wins the battle for reciprocal trade access in Africa

The six African countries threatened with losing access to the European single market have finally agreed to sign the EU’s Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs). But the continent’s regional integration may suffer as a result. EURACTIV France reports.
Trade & Society 26-10-2015

EU Trade and Investment: A bumpy road

San Bilal, Clara Brandi and Max Mendez-Parra question whether the Commission’s new trade strategy truly is “for all”, and if it is in line with the global goals of the 2030 Agenda.
Trade & Society 21-05-2001

UN conference agrees trade measures to help LDCs

UN conference agrees objective of duty-free and quota-free market access for all products originating in LDCs
16-03-2001

EU gives 4.5 million euros to UN conference on LDCs

EU signs deal with UNCTAD giving 4.5 million euros towards cost of Brussels conference on Least Developed Countries
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