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The Lomé Convention is a A treaty is a binding agreement under international law concluded by subjects of international law, namely states and international organizations. Treaties can be called by many names: treaties, international agreements, protocols, covenants, conventions, exchanges of letters, exchanges of notes, etc.; however all of these are equally treaties, and the rules... treaty that regulated trade between the The European Union or EU is an intergovernmental organisation of European countries, which currently has 25 member states. The Union was established under that name by the Treaty on European Union (commonly known as the Maastricht Treaty) in 1992. However, many aspects of the EU existed before that date through... European Union and 71 (later 77) World map showing location of Africa A satellite composite image of Africa Africa is the worlds second-largest continent in both area and population, after Eurasia. At about 30,244,050 km2 (11,677,240 mi2) including its adjacent islands, it covers 20.3 percent of the total land... African, The Caribbean or the West Indies is a group of islands in the Caribbean Sea. These islands curve southward from the bottom tip of Florida to the Northwest of Venezuela in South America. There are at least 7000 islands, islets, reefs and cayes in the region. They are organized into... Caribbean and For other meanings of Pacific, see Pacific (disambiguation). The Pacific Ocean (from the Latin name Mare Pacificum, peaceful sea, bestowed upon it by the Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan) is the worlds largest body of water. It encompasses a third of the Earths surface, having an area of 179... Pacific states (collectively known as the ACP countries) between 1975 was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1975 calendar). Events January January 1 - Watergate scandal: John N. Mitchell, H. R. Haldeman, John D. Ehrlichman are found guilty of the Watergate cover-up and are sentenced to between 30 months and 8 years in... 1975 and 2000 is a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. Popular culture also holds the year 2000 as the first year of the 21st century and the 3rd millenium. By strict interpretation of the Gregorian Calendar, however, this distinction falls to the year 2001. The year 2000 is... 2000.

Established in 1975 in Lomé, Togo, the treaty preserved some of the preferential access rights of members of the Flag of the Commonwealth of Nations The Commonwealth of Nations is a voluntary association of independent sovereign states, most of which were once governed by the United Kingdom and are its former colonies. It was formerly known as the British Commonwealth (or British Commonwealth of Nations), and many still call... Commonwealth of Nations to the The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is a country in western Europe, and a member of the British Commonwealth and European Union. Usually known simply as the United Kingdom, UK or, inaccurately, as Great Britain or Britain, the UK has four constituent parts. Three of these parts... United Kingdom market on its entry into the Union. It was renewed in 1979, 1985, 1989, and 2000 before being succeeded by the The Cotonou Agreement is a treaty which sets out the relationship between the European Union and the Pacific and African governments (the ACP countries) of the signitories on foreign aid, trade, investment, human rights and governance. The agreement was established in June 2000, in Benin suceeding the Lomé Convention which... Cotonou Agreement.

Treaty of 1975

  • It replaced previous agreements made by the original six The European Community (EC), most important of three European Communities, was originally founded on March 25, 1957 by the signing of the Treaty of Rome under the name of European Economic Community. The Economic was removed from its name by the Maastricht treaty in 1992, which at the same time... EC members with former colonies, the Yaoundé Convention, and agreements made with the See also Economy of Africa External Links Africa Pages Information from africadatabase.org East African Community BBC News report on the setting of the Customs Union Categories: Stub | Africa ... East African Community, the Arusha Agreement.
  • Under the Lomé Convention all ACP industrial exports, and most agricultural exports to the EC are free of duty.
  • Financial and technical aid, including an export income stabilization scheme called Stabex for agricultural exports were also agreed.
  • The European Development Fund was set up by the EC to administer aid to the Lomé countries.

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