Namibia and the Economic Partnership Agreement

August 20th, 2013

Published on Pammbazuka News, by Henning Melber, August 14, 2013:

Namibia’s principled refusal to get bullied into an agreement against what it considered its own best interests has served as an example for other countries originally more willing to give in to the pressure exerted by EU: The Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs) have been negotiated for just over a decade between the EU and the ACP countries without satisfactory results. Most of the ACP countries have refused to enter or implement the agreements … (full text).

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