This book addresses the fundamental issues of human rights, gender, immigration, and the role of non-governmental organizations as providers of services in European Union development cooperation policy. It investigates the questions of the role of the free market and the future of Lome Convention.
1. Introduction 2. Development Co-operation and Human Rights: Turbulent Times for EU Policy 3. The EU's Development Policy and Gender 4. Immigration Policy in the European Union 5. NGOs 6. Return to Colonialism? The New Orientation of European Development Assistance 7. Lome or Not Lome-The Future of European-ACP Co-operation 8. The European Union's Relations with the African, Caribbean and Pacific Countries