Cotonou Investment Agreement

By Konrad von Moltke on October 7, 2003
The Cotonou Agreement creates a new framework for the relationship between the European Union and its African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) partners. This analysis, prepared for the Commonwealth Secretariat, shows that the Cotonou Agreement represents a remarkably hospitable environment for an investment agreement that actually takes sustainable development seriously. But the analysis also shows that negotiating such an agreement will be difficult.

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IISD, 2003