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Fourth ACP-EEC Convention

The fourth ACP-EEC Convention, signed at Lome on 15 December 1989 by 69 African, Caribbean and Pacific States, entered into force on 1 September 1991. The Community's financial assistance over a 5-year period is set at ECU 12,000 million. Areas of ACP-EEC cooperation include: ...

The fourth ACP-EEC Convention, signed at Lome on 15 December 1989 by 69 African, Caribbean and Pacific States, entered into force on 1 September 1991. The Community's financial assistance over a 5-year period is set at ECU 12,000 million. Areas of ACP-EEC cooperation include: the environment (Title I); agricultural cooperation, food security and rural development (Title II); development of fisheries (Title III); cooperation on commodities (Title IV); industrial development, manufacturing and processing (Title V); development of mining, energy, enterprise, trade and services (Titles VI-X); cultural and social cooperation (Title XI). Under the terms of Title XI, research programmes shall be carried out primarily in the ACP States' national or regional framework and coordinated wherever possible with others implemented by means of other sources of financing. The integral text of the convention, as approved by the Council and the Commission on 25 February 1991 (Decision 91/400/ECSC, EEC), is given in the Official Journal referenced below.

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