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Fourth ACP-EEC Convention

Document type
Multilateral
Field of application
Regional/restricted
Date
Dec 15, 1989
Source
IUCN (ID: TRE-001056)
Title (French)

Quatrième Convention ACP-CEE

Title (Other)

Viertes AKP-EWG Abkommen

Place of adoption
Lome
Depository
European Union
Language
English, French, German, Danish, Dutch, Greek, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish
Entry into force
Sep 1, 1991
Subject
Wild species & ecosystems, Forestry, Mineral resources, Fisheries, Environment gen., Waste & hazardous substances, Energy, Water, Land & soil
Keyword
Management/conservation Sustainable development Food quality control/food safety International organization International trade Exploration Energy conservation/energy production Transboundary movement of waste Fishery management and conservation Mining Pesticides Sustainable use Ecosystem preservation Renewable energy Developing countries International relations/cooperation Radioactive waste Agricultural development Desertification EIA Agro-forestry Ranching/captive breeding International agreement-text
Geographical area
Europe, Africa, Caribbean
Abstract

Objectives: To promote and expedite the economic, cultural and social diversify their co-operation with the EEC States. Summary of provisions: The main areas of co-operation between the EEC and ACP States covered by the Convention are agriculture, development of fisheries, mining, and drought and desertification control. Parties agree that their co-operation entails mutual responsibility for the preservation of the natural heritage and for conservation of the natural resources of ACP States (art. 14). Economic growth is to be compatible with sustainable development. Parties further agree to co-operate with a view to protecting and enhancing the environment and natural resources of the ACP States, halting the deterioration of land and forests, restoring ecological balances, preserving natural resources and exploiting them in a rational way (art. 33). Parties also undertake to, inter alia, prohibit all export and import of hazardous and radioactive wastes between them (art. 39). Institutional mechanism: The institutions of this Convention are a Council of Ministers, a Committee of Ambassadors and a Joint Assembly (art. 29).

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Countries Entry into force Ratification * Simple signature
Angola
Antigua and Barbuda
Bahamas
Barbados
Belgium
Belize
Benin
Botswana
Burkina Faso
Burundi
Cabo Verde
Cameroon
Central African Republic
Chad
Comoros
Congo
Congo, Dem. Rep. of
Côte d'Ivoire
Denmark
Djibouti
Dominica
Dominican Republic
Equatorial Guinea
Eswatini, Kingdom of
Ethiopia
Fiji
France
Gabon
Gambia
Germany
Ghana
Greece
Grenada
Guinea
Guinea-Bissau
Guyana
Haiti
Ireland
Italy
Jamaica
Kenya
Kiribati
Lesotho
Liberia
Luxembourg
Madagascar
Malawi
Mali
Mauritania
Mauritius
Mozambique
Namibia
Netherlands
Niger
Nigeria
Papua New Guinea
Portugal
Rwanda
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint Lucia
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Samoa
Sao Tome and Principe
Senegal
Seychelles
Sierra Leone
Solomon Islands
Spain
Sudan
Suriname
Tanzania, Un. Rep. of
Togo
Tonga
Trinidad and Tobago
Tuvalu
Uganda
United Kingdom
Vanuatu
Zambia
Zimbabwe

* [1] Ratification [2] Accession/approbation [3] Acceptance/approval [4] Succession [5] Consent to be bound [6] Definite signature

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