29 Feb 2020

100 Ideas for Upgrading the Association Agreements and DCFTAs with Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine

Michael Emerson / Steven Blockmans

Download Publication


There are now many ideas in circulation to enhance the Association Agreements (AA), which include the Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Areas (DCFTA), stimulated in part by the ‘Structured Consultation’ on the future of the Eastern Partnership (EaP) initiated by the Commission in 2019. All three AA states made detailed submissions; the present note seeks to incorporate these and other ideas into the makings of a possible initiative to upgrade the agreements and give them renewed and politically significant momentum.

Related Publications

Browse through the list of related publications.

Balkan and Eastern European Comparisons

Building a New Momentum for the European integration of the Balkan and Eastern European associated states

From self-doubt to self-assurance

The European External Action Service as the indispensable support for a geopolitical EU

Extraterritorial sanctions with a Chinese trademark

European responses to long-arm legal tactics

Arming instability

EU-Israel arms trade and the EU Common Position

Association agreement between the EU and Georgia

European Implementation Assessment

Catch me if you can

Updating the Eastern Partnership Association Agreements and DCFTAs