EU-Afghanistan Cooperation Agreement

06-03-2019

The EU-Afghanistan Cooperation Agreement on Partnership and Development (CAPD) was signed by the EU and Afghanistan in February 2017. The CAPD is the first contractual relationship between the European Union and Afghanistan, and establishes the legal framework for EU-Afghanistan cooperation. The full entry into force of this mixed agreement is subject to the consent of the European Parliament as well as ratification by the national and certain regional parliaments of the EU Member States. The European Parliament is expected to vote on giving its consent to the draft Council decision to conclude the agreement during its March I plenary session.

The EU-Afghanistan Cooperation Agreement on Partnership and Development (CAPD) was signed by the EU and Afghanistan in February 2017. The CAPD is the first contractual relationship between the European Union and Afghanistan, and establishes the legal framework for EU-Afghanistan cooperation. The full entry into force of this mixed agreement is subject to the consent of the European Parliament as well as ratification by the national and certain regional parliaments of the EU Member States. The European Parliament is expected to vote on giving its consent to the draft Council decision to conclude the agreement during its March I plenary session.