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Summary of Treaty

Official Title Agreement on scientific and technical cooperation between the European Community and the Tunisian Republic
Type of Agreement Bilateral
Date of Signature 26/06/2003
Date of Entry Into Force 01/03/2004
Duration Indefinite
Objective of Agreement To encourage, develop and facilitate cooperative scientific and technological activities between the Community and Tunisia in fields of common interest where they are pursuing scientific research and technological development activities.
Remarks Agreement in the framework of the Euro-Mediterranean Association Agreement which provides for the participation of legal entities of Tunisia in indirect actions and in activities of the Joint Research Centre under the same conditions as those applicable to legal entities of Member States of the European Union. Provides for an evaluation every four years of the impact of the Agreement on the intensity of the parties’ scientific and technical cooperation. A future developments clause allows the scope of the Agreement to be extended or amended (Article 7(2)).
OJ Reference L37, 10/02/2004, p. 17
Contracting Parties European Community, Tunisia
Authentic Texts Arabic, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish
Subject Matters Research and Innovation
research and development
Entry into force conditions Article 7 Convention
Territorial application Article 7 Convention
Management EC-Tunisia Joint Scientific and Technical Cooperation
Conclusion Decision Council Decision of 22 December 2003 on the conclusion of the Agreement on scientific and technological cooperation between the European Community and the Tunisian Republic; OJ L 37 of 10/02/2004, p.16
Competence Exclusive
Legal Basis Treaty EC: Article 170

Last Update :   08/11/2006