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International agreements

In this section, you can find instruments produced by the EU in the exercise of its external competences, including:

  • agreements concluded jointly by the Member States and the European Union (or former European Communities - EC, EEC, ECSC) and/or the European Atomic Energy Community with non-EU countries or with international organisations in areas where the EU and the Member States share competence (‘mixed’ agreements);
  • bilateral and multilateral agreements concluded by the European Union (or former European Communities - EC, EEC, ECSC) and/or the European Atomic Energy Community with non-EU countries or with international organisations in areas where the EU can act alone (‘EU exclusive competence’);
  • acts of bodies created by such international agreements.

You will find these EU international agreements accompanied by a rich legal analysis and links to related information (validity of the act, dates of effect, links with other documents and much more).

How to search in this section?

The left-hand side of this page gives access to several search tools.

  • Search in international agreements redirects to an advanced search form that offers many options. Searches will be performed only within the remit of the ‘International agreements’ section.
  • The Directory of international agreements contains all the documents of this section organised in 20 main domains and several subdomains.
  • The Recently published search gives access to all the documents published in this section in the last 14 days.