Yaounde Convention

Yaounde Convention

A treaty between the European Community and several newly independent states in Africa. The relationship the Yaounde Convention established was relatively similar to the one that existed between the European countries and their former colonies. It expired in 1975 and was replaced by the Lome Convention.
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102) The Yaounde Convention was signed in 1963, and the Yaounde II Convention was signed six years later.
111) Twenty-one former British colonies or countries with strong ties to the United Kingdom, and six other African countries, joined those nineteen countries that were party to the Yaounde Convention during the Lome Convention.
at 727-33 (commenting on the transition from the Yaounde Convention to the Arusha Convention as less-developed countries began to establish a greater role in the public eye.
It will cover the modern timeline following the historical relationship between the EU and ACP countries by explaining the Treaty of Rome (during colonial rule), the Yaounde Conventions, the Lome Conventions, the Cotonou Agreement, and the current EPAs between the European Union and different ACP regions.
However, unlike the Yaounde Conventions, the trade preferences were non-reciprocal.
Whiteman retraces the origins of the Eurafrique concept and resumes the history of EU interregional cooperation with Africa from the Yaounde convention to the Europe-Africa strategic partnership.
The EIB has been present in Africa since 1963, following the signature of the first Yaounde Convention.
The Yaounde Conventions were succeeded by the Lome Conventions.
From 1975 to 2000 ACP-EC relations were governed by the regularly adapted and updated Lome Conventions (Lome I - Lome IV) the successor of the Yaounde Conventions.
The EIB has granted loans beyond its member states' borders since 1963, but this activity took on a different dimension with the numerous association agreements signed with states in the Mediterranean region and with the Lome and Yaounde Conventions.
The Association was set up in 1964 to recruit and manage technical experts in the signatory countries of the two Yaounde Conventions.
It followed on from the two Yaounde Conventions (1963 to 1975) and introduced the key concept of partnership and respect for the sovereignty of the ACP states while considerably extending the number of ACP signatories (from 18 to 46 countries).