Professor Cahsai Berhané is a specialist of ACP-EU relations (African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States) from the first Lomé Convention in 1975 to the present. He is actively involved in discussions about the future of ACP-EU relations, beyond 2020. In fact, not only did he write extensively on the subject, but he has also first-hand experience in working at the ACP Secretariat, first as an Expert and then as Chief Advisor to the Secretary General of the ACP Group. As an African, Dr. Berhané has also published extensively on African affairs, mainly within the framework of the African Union and African relations with the world, and especially with Europe. In addition, Dr. Berhané has acquired expertise in relations between Africa and China. Dr. Berhané is a visiting lecturer to the United Nations Training Centre in Turin, Italy, and the University of Sorbonne in Paris, France.