On 28th September 2018 the ACP Group of States and the EU began negotiations for a successor Agreement to the Cotonou Agreement which comes to an end in February 2020. This section contains all you need to know about the negotiations.




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News articles

Data-Driven Farming Panel and Launch of Food Security Portal SSA

Brussels, 9 September 2015/ CTA/ IFPRI/ ACP: The ACP-EU's Technical Centre for Rural and Agricultural Cooperation (CTA), the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), the ACP Secretariat, the European Commission, and the Panafrican Farmer’s Organisation (PAFO) will host a Panel and Launch the Sub-Saharan Africa Food Security Portal.

ACP Secretary General to address Pacific leaders in Papua New Guinea

Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, 5 September 2015/ ACP: The Secretary General for the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group of States H.E. Dr. Patrick Gomes will address leaders of 15 Pacific ACP member states next Tuesday in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, where regional representatives have gathered for the 46th Pacific Island Leaders’ Forum to be held from the 7th – 11th September.

Tropical Storm Erika severely impacts the Island of the Commonwealth of Dominica

Brussels, 31 August 2015/ ECS Mission to the EU:On 27 August 2015 the small island of the Commonwealth of Dominica was struck by Tropical Storm Erika that poured out no less than 12.64 inches of rain in 12 hours. The heavy rainfall triggered floods and landslides that caused tremendous damage to the island. 

Brussels Briefings #42: Women entrepreneurs – key players in ACP agribusiness development

Brussels, 28 August 2015/ CTA/ ACP: The next Brussels Briefing on the subject of “Women entrepreneurs – key players in ACP agribusiness development” will take place on Thursday 17 September 2015 from 9:00h to 13:00h at the ACP Secretariat (451 Avenue Georges Henri, 1200 Brussels, Room C ).

ACP Group commits to promoting greater South-South Cooperation in development programmes

Macau, China, 26 August 2015/ ACP: The Secretary-General of the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States H.E Dr. Patrick Gomes called for more innovation in South-South and Triangular collaboration in development cooperation, during a High-level Multi-stakeholder Strategy Forum held in Macao, China from the 25th to the 26th of August.

New Chairperson and Bureau for ACP Committee of Ambassadors

Some members of the Incoming and Outgoing Bureaus of the ACP Committee of Ambassadors, including the new Chairperson H.E. Mrs Mpeo Mahase Moiloa, Ambassador of Lesotho (centre) with the outgoing Chairman Ambassador Roy Mickey Joy to her left and ACP Secretary General H.E. Dr. Patrick Gomes to the right.

ACP Ambassadors' visit highlights EIB role in financing for development

Brussels, 17 July 2015/ ACP:  Brussels-based Ambassadors and representatives of the ACP countries visited the European Investment Bank headquarters in Luxembourg, to discuss the Bank’s activities in Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific, which are ultimately aimed at lifting people from poverty while promoting sustainable economic development.

Workshop on small-scale mining

“Capacity development of mineral institutions and of small-scale private sector operating in low-value minerals in ACP countries”

15-16 July, 2015, Brussels



ACP Group position on the Third International Conference on Financing for Development, Addis Ababa

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 14 July 2015/ ACP: A team led by the Secretary General of the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States, Dr. Patrick Gomes is currently attending the Third International Conference on Financing for Development in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from 13-17 July.

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