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ACP EU Negotiators meet the Media

Professor the Hon. Robert Dussey, ACP Chief Negotiator and Stefano Manservisi, EC Director-General briefed the media in Brussels on the outcome of the meeting of the ACP EU Negotiators held on Friday 14 December 2018 at ACP House. The Negotiators confirmed good progress made by the Parties on the Structure of the New ACP-EU Agreement which will be a legally binding Treaty of at least 20 years duration.

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Opening Ceremony of the 108th Session of the ACP Council of Ministers

From left to right: Mr. Viwanou Gnassounou, ACP Assistant Secretary General for Sustainable Economic Development and Trade; ACP Secretary General Dr. Patrick I. Gomes; H.E Dr. Issa Doubragne Minister for the Economy and Development Planning of Chad and Chair of the ACP Council of Ministers; H.E Mrs. Ammo Aziza Baroud Ambassador of Chad and Chair of the ACP Committee of Ambassador, during the opening of the 108th Session of the ACP Council of Ministers in Brussels.

ACP Steps in to Rescue Africa from Climate Change Impacts

Three years ago, Lesotho, Southern Africa’s small mountain kingdom surrounded by South Africa, was hit hard by the drought that led to the driest season in the region in 35 years. In the tiny dynastic nation, the El Niño driven-phenomenon resulted in a fall in maize production, the country's staple food.
 
But now thanks to the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States, climate change impacts in African countries like Lesotho have met their match.
 

36th ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly in Cotonou, Benin

Brussels 05 December 2018/ACP/: His Excellency Mr. Patrice TALON, President of the Republic of Benin presided the official opening ceremony of the 52nd session of the ACP Parliamentary Assembly and the 36th Session of the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly (JPA) in the presence of distinguished guests and more than 350 participants from all over the world on Monday 03 December 2018.

Sustainable Blue Economy Conference, Nairobi Kenya 2018

Brussels,04 December 2018/ACP/: ACP Assistant Secretary General in charge of the Department for Sustainable Economic Development and Trade, Mr. Viwanou Gnassounou exposed the ACP Approach to mobilizing blue finance for fisheries and aquaculture at the Sustainable Blue Economy Conference in Nairobi, Kenya on 26-28 November 2018. 

ACP Issues Paper on the Katowice Climate Change Conference (COP24)

Brussels, 03 December 2018/ACP/: For ACP Member States, where the adverse impacts of climate change are becoming increasingly evident and more severe, the landmark IPCC report underscores the need for urgent and adequate action.

ACP study on NDCs finds at least USD 2,317bn required for climate action

Brussels, 29 November 2018 – The African, Caribbean, and Pacific (ACP) Group of States could boost their climate action with technical and financial support, worth a minimum USD 2,317 billion, according to a Needs Analysis study by the Secretariat of the ACP, one of the leading intergovernmental groups of developing countries. 

WTO “cotton days” 28-29 November 2018

Brussels 26 November 2018/WTO/ACP/: Cotton, the soft and fluffy fibre that grows in bolls, is one of the world’s leading agricultural crops. It is also a commodity of particular importance for ACP countries. Cotton has been a key issue in the WTO agriculture negotiations and as an important development-related issue since 2003 when it was raised by four ACP countries— Benin, Burkina Faso, Chad and Mali — known as the Cotton Four or C-4.
 

The Honorable Joseph Malanji, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Zambia received at the ACP

Brussels 21 November 2018/ACP/: The Honorable Joseph Malanji, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Zambia, paid a courtesy call on Dr. Patrick Gomes, Secretary-General of the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP), on Tuesday, November 20, 2018.

Caribbean and Central America Cooperation in the Context of Relations with the EU

Brussels 20 November 2018/ACP/: As part of Belize currant pro tempore presidency of the Central American Integration System (SICA), the Mission of Belize to the European Union convened a seminar on 16 November 2018 in Brussels that brought together for the first time the Missions of SICA Member states and the Missions of CARIFORUM Member states with key European Union counterparts to further explore prospects for Central American and Caribbean cooperation in the context of relations with the EU. 
 


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