A Road Map for Cotonou Investment Negotiations

By Konrad von Moltke on August 15, 2003
This short document was submitted to regional meetings of ACP trade experts in preparation of negotiating Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs) called for in the Cotonou Agreement. It identifies issues that need to be addressed in any Cotonou investment agreement that takes sustainable development seriously. It sets out clear objectives and suggests criteria for monitoring whether these objectives are being met. It also identifies the institutional requirements for a successful Cotonou investment agreement, including the creation of a Cotonou Investment Fund.

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IISD, 2003