The briefing document by Ambassador Dr. Len Ishmael created in collaboration with MDPD KAS reviews the process of the EU-OACPS negotiations, reviews the process of the EU-OACPS negotiations, with a view to providing insights on the following issues:
- The challenges and bottlenecks in the process and those issues that have created tension.
- The future roles of the African Union (AU) and #OACPS Secretariats in the EU-OACPS relationship, and in Africa’s relationship with the #EU.
- Areas of unfinished business that could potentially lead to problems of implementation.
- Observations from the negotiation process and lessons learned.