European Union and the overseas countries and territories

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StatementEuropean Commission, DG VIII--Development (external relations and development cooperation with Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific--Lomé Convention).
SeriesDevelopment,, DE 99 Dec. 1998, Development (European Commission. Directorate-General for Development) ;, DE 99.
ContributionsEuropean Commission. DG VIII--Development.
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LC ClassificationsHF1531 .E845 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination32 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6836444M
LC Control Number00333006
OCLC/WorldCa42266601

The EU is associated to 13 Overseas Countries and Territories (OCTs) - The OCTs are located in the Atlantic, Antarctic, Arctic, Caribbean, Indian Ocean and Pacific regions. These are all islands, of which 1 have no permanent population. These islands are small in either size or population, or both but have constitutional relationships with Denmark, France and the Netherlands.

Genre/Form: Commercial treaties: Additional Physical Format: Online version: European Union and the overseas countries and territories. Luxembourg: Office for Official Publications of the European Communities ; Lanham, Md. Bernan Associates [distributor], on the Association of the Overseas Countries and Territories with the European Union including relations between the European Union on the one hand, and Greenland and the Kingdom of Denmark on the other ('Overseas Association Decision')1.

1 ST /18 + ADD 1. Overseas countries and territories Outline of the Community (European Union) legislation about Overseas countries European Union and the overseas countries and territories book territories Topics.

These categories group together and put in context the legislative and non-legislative initiatives which deal with the same topic. EU Overseas Countries and Territories (OCTs): The European Union has a special cooperation with 25 territories that fall under the responsibility of France, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands and.

The web site of the Association of the Overseas Countries and Territories – OCTA constitutes an essential instrument for strengthening OCTs’ internal communication and for reaching out to partners, including the European Union.

It contributes to increasing the visibility of. The geography of the European Union describes the geographic features of the European Union (EU), a multinational polity that occupies a large portion of Europe and covers 4, km 2 (1, sq mi).

Its European territory extends northeast to Finland, northwest to Ireland, southeast to Cyprus (an island that is physio-graphically part of Asia) and southwest to the Spanish exclaves on.

annex ii overseas countries and territories to which the provisions of part four of the treaty on the functioning of the european union apply.

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consolidated version of the treaty on the functioning of the european union#annex ii overseas countries and territories to which the provisions of part four of the treaty on the functioning of the.

23 rows  Overseas Countries and Territories Association (OCTA; French: Association des pays et. 2 Annex II Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union. 3 Decision (EU) No / of 25 November on the association of the overseas countries and territories with the European Union ('Overseas Association Decision'), OJ Lp.

1, The Concise Encyclopedia of the European Union describes overseas countries and territories (octs) in the following terms: The remaining possessions or dependencies of EU member states, chiefly French and British but also including Greenland (linked to Denmark) and The Netherlands Antilles (linked to The Netherlands).

voting in European elections; what matters may be referred by courts and tribunals in overseas countries and territories; application of the acquis to the parts of the Member States not controlled by the government or excluded from ratione loci of EU law; interplay of the Treaty provisions and secondary legislation in the overseas; customs union;Price: $ and the overseas countries and territories associated with the union, which are non-European territories constitutionally bound to Denmark, France, the Netherlands, or the United Kingdom.

Far from being a dull legal work, Dr. Murray’s book is therefore also an invitation to travel around the world, which the reader will certainly enjoy. OVERSEAS COUNTRIES AND TERRITORIES (OCTS) Articles of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union recognise that 4 European Union countries (Denmark, France, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom) have special links with.

The financial provisions and accounts for the European Development Fund (EDF), the main source of EU development aid for the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries and the overseas territories. Each EDF is directly financed by the EU countries, has its own financial regulation, and is managed outside the framework of the EU's general.

The outermost regions are 9 regions (6 in France, 2 in Portugal, 1 in Spain) where EC law applies, but where it is possible to derogate to common EC legislation to take account of their remoteness.

The overseas countries and territories (OCTs) are 21 self governing territories that are dependencies of one of the member states of the European Union: twelve are British dependencies, six French, two Dutch. ERLACS – European Review of Latin American and Caribbean Studies is an Open Access, scientific journal.

It publishes peer-reviewed articles in English and Spanish. Contributions reflect substantial empirical research and/or are theoretically innovative with respect to major debates within social science research (understood in the broadest sense, including history and economics) on Latin.

On 14 Junein preparation for the new multiannual financial framework ( to MFF), the European Commission published a proposal for a Council decision on the Association of the Overseas Countries and Territories, including Greenland, with the European Union.

For Greenland the main source of EU funding is currently the EU budget, while for the other overseas countries and. Overseas countries and territories: towards a new partnership Outline of the Community (European Union) legislation about Overseas countries and territories: towards a new partnership Topics.

These categories group together and put in context the legislative. Overseas Countries and Territories, including Greenland, with the European Union. For Greenland the main source of EU funding is currently the EU budget, while for the other overseas countries and territories, it is the European Development Fund, a financial instrument outside the EU budget.

The. EU territories not covered by EU VAT rules. Which VAT applies to goods arriving from EU territories not covered by EU VAT rules.

Goods in free circulation coming from these territories are subject to the import VAT of the EU country they arrive in.

This is because EU countries are obliged to treat goods from these territories the same as goods coming from outside the EU. The OCTs are not part of the Community territory. They are constitutionally linked to four of the Member States (Denmark, France, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom).

The founding Treaty, the Treaty of Rome, provides for the associate status of these countries or territories. The United Kingdom Overseas Territories and the European Union: Benefits and Prospects French and Danish territories in the Overseas Countries and Territories Association (OCTA) has brought real gains, including greater political visibility of the territories in Brussels and a higher international profile.

From the poles to the tropics, the European Union (EU) includes 34 overseas entities: 9 Outermost Regions (ORs) and 25 Overseas Countries and Territories (OCTs). They are linked to 6 European Member States: Denmark, France, the Netherlands, Portugal, Spain and the United Kingdom.

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Dependent territory is a designation for a territory that is not an independent sovereign state, yet remains politically outside the governing state's integral area. Presently, all dependent territories are either overseas territories or non-sovereign associated four countries currently possess dependent territories: the United Kingdom, New Zealand, Norway and the United States.

For all Overseas Countries and Territories (OCTs) of the European Union (EU) to be on a path of sustainable development, whilst projecting our natural environment, by promoting economic and human development through cooperation with the EU as well as with regional and global partners.

European Union (EU) and Overseas Countries and Territories (OCTs) are in association with each other via a system which is based on the provisions of part IV of the Treaty on the Functioning of the EU (TFEU), consisting of detailed rules and measures which are laid down in the document issued on 27th November title Oversees Association Decision.

Source: Eurostat Objectives. Regardless of the great distance separating them from the European continent, the outermost regions are an integral part of the European Union, and the acquis communautaire is fully applicable in their territory.

However, owing to their specific geographical location and the related difficulties, EU policies have had to be adjusted to their special situation. Two parts of the treaty of the European Community deal with special relationships: Article which sets out the territories to which the treaty applies, supplemented by the accession treaties; and Articles and Annex II on association with the non-European countries and territories which have special relations with the member states.

The overseas countries and territories (OCTs) are. Document or Iniciative European Commission Green Paper of 25 June on future relations between the EU and the overseas countries and territories [COM() Final – Not published in the Official Journal].

Summary The arrangements for association of the overseas countries and.

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Association of the Overseas Countries and Territories of the European Union. Search: News; Organisation. OCTA Presentation; Structure and mission.Main threats faced by EU overseas territories.

The biodiversity of these entities is highly vulnerable to human induced impacts such as habitat destruction, alien invasive species, overexploitation of natural resources, pollution, and increasingly the impacts of climate change.

They share these threats with other countries of their regions.A new association of the Overseas Countries and Territories (including Greenland) with the European Union On 14 Junein preparation for the new multiannual financial framework ( to MFF), the European Commission published a proposal for a Council decision on the Association of the Overseas Countries and Territories.