© 1998

The European Union and Developing Countries

The Challenges of Globalization

  • Carol Cosgrove-Sacks

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxiii
  2. Forces Shaping EU Development Policy

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Carol Cosgrove-Sacks
      Pages 3-15
    3. Benedicte Claes
      Pages 16-27
    4. Jessica Larsson
      Pages 28-41
    5. Janick Rajoharison
      Pages 42-60
    6. Philip Tod
      Pages 61-73
  3. The Lomé Convention

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 107-107
    2. Gioia Scappucci
      Pages 109-126
    3. Emanuele Giaufret
      Pages 144-153
    4. Ana de Castro
      Pages 154-165
    5. Cybèle Haupert
      Pages 166-178
    6. Emma Ascroft
      Pages 179-189
  4. The Mediterranean Challenge

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 191-191
    2. Andrzej Kosnikowski
      Pages 224-234

About this book


This book examines the ways in which EU policies towards developing countries are changing in response to the new challenges of globalization and the end of the Cold War. It analyses the patchwork of relationships between the fifteen Member States and more than 140 countries throughout Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Mediterranean.


ASEAN Developing Countries development Development Cooperation European Commission European Union European Union (EU) globalization trade policy

Editors and affiliations

  • Carol Cosgrove-Sacks
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.College of EuropeBrugesBelgium
  2. 2.United Nations Economic Commission for EuropeUK

About the editors

CAROL COSGROVE-SACKS is Director of the Trade Division in the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe in Geneva and a Professor at the College of Europe, Bruges. She is an experienced and respected trade development economist, a professor, entrepreneur and manager. Previously she has taught at the universities of Basel, Reading, Aberdeen, Surrey, and Tufts (London and Boston, USA). She is also the author/editor of 11 books and over 70 articles, mainly on international relations and trade development issues. She has served on the executive boards of the Central Statistical Office (UK), the Management Centre Europe (Brussels), and the Institute of Development Studies (UK). As Director of the Trade Division of the UNE/ECE her principal professional priority is to support the integration of the transition economies into European and global markets.

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