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West Africa- EU prepare for final signatures towards implementation of the EPA. 5 - 9 Feb 2015

N.: Date:05 Feb 2016 - 09 Feb 2016 Venue:Brussels

West Africa- EU prepare for final signatures towards implementation of the EPA. To this end, the Regional Preparatory Task Force (RPTF) and the Joint implementation preparatory meetings held on the 5th and then 7th-9th February respectively in Brussels to give the desired impetus to the implementation of the EPA

45th Ordinary Session of ECOWAS Heads of State and Government. 10 July 2014

N.: Date:10 Jul 2014 Venue:Accra

The Heads of State and Government endorse the Economic Partnership Agreement negotiated which has taken due account of the technical concerns raised.

West African Leaders Endorse Conclusion of EPA Negotiations with EU. 30 March 2014.

N.: Date:30 Mar 2014 Venue:Yamoussoukro

West African leaders have endorsed “in principle” the conclusion of the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) negotiations with the European Union (EU) for a free trade area of the two economic blocs

EU Council conclusions on West Africa's EPA Development Programme. Brussels, 17 March 2014

N.: Date:17 Mar 2014 Venue:Abidjan

The EU reaffirms the principles of the Council conclusions of 10 May 2010 concerning the EPA Development Programme (PAPED) and the importance of national and regional ownership. EU Council conclusions on West Africa's EPA Development Programme. Brussels, 17 March 2014

West Africa, European Union resume EPA negotiations in Dakar.

N.: 003 Date:22 Feb 2014 Venue:ECOWAS Commission

The negotiations were suspended in 2012 following divergences mainly over market access offer and the EPA Development Programme (EPADP), a dedicated funding programme to enable West Africa cope with the cost of adjustment to the impending trade regime. Initially, West Africa had offered to open 60 per cent of its...

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