The educational project “Trade with Europe-good or bad for developing countries?” targets students of secondary education (sixth form) and their teachers, providing a tool for students to explore the relationship between the Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs) and the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in ACP countries (Africa, Caribbean and Pacific).
The ACP Council and the ACP-EU Council of Ministers meeting held in Burkina Faso from 17th-22nd June, have signed the revised ACP-EU Partnership Agreement aimed at eradicating poverty and supporting sustainable development and the gradual integration of the ACP states into the world economy.
On the occasion of the third negotiations session between the East African Community (EAC) partner states and the European Commission (EC) on the Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs) an awareness raising workshop was promoted (Ed.)
Economist Kelvin Kamayoyo has said that trade amongst African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries is likely to be reduced as a result of trade diversion if the Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs) are signed with the European Union (EU).
Informal interactive hearings of the General Assembly with non-governmental organizations, civil society organizations and the private sector
Partnership for Change project has two thematic focus connected to the heart of development policies and the struggle against poverty. MDGs and EPAs, central themes of the project, were indeed both created as development policies: the first one, with the aim of committing governments in the South and in the North on punctual development objectives to be reached by 2015, the second one, proposing economic agreements of free trade as an access point to development for many ACP countries.
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