Bossuyt, J., Keijzer, N., Laporte, G., De Tollenaere, M. 2016. EU Communication: “A renewed partnership with the countries of Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific” - Preliminary Analysis. Maastricht: ECDPM.
On 22 November 2016, the European Commission published a Communication titled “A renewed partnership with the countries of Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific”. ECDPM presents a preliminary analysis of the Communication, which will be discussed at the 28 November Foreign Affairs Council.
The authors of the paper have analysed the Communication at ‘face value’, with a particular focus on the findings of the in-depth ECDPM political economy of ACP-EU relations, as well as the ECDPM paper presenting different scenarios for the future of ACP-EU cooperation.