Opening Remarks by Achille BASSILEKIN, Assistant Secretary Gener,al Head of the Sustainable Economic Development and Trade Department ACP Group of States Secretariat Brussels at the International Partnerships Conference: Doing Business with Africa March 2
Ladies and Gentlemen,
On behalf of the Secretary-General of the ACP Group, and on my own behalf, I thank the Government of Canary Islands, Casa Africa and the Corporate Council on Africa for inviting us to this important event.
Statement by Mr. Achille BASSILEKIN III, Assistant Secretary-General, Sustainable Economic Development and Trade Acting Secretary-General to the 23rd Session of the ACP Parliamentary Assembly Tuesday, 15 March ACP House, Brussels
Honourable Members of Parliament
I am glad to welcome you to Brussels and ACP house for these series of your meetings. Let me take this opportunity to convey the apologies of the Director-General for his inability to attend these meetings. He was invited by the Director-General of UNIDO for an international conference currently taking place in Accra, Ghana.
He sends his best wishes for the success of your deliberation and assures you that he will be with you during your next Session in Budapest, Hungary.
ACP PRESS RELEASE: 4 February 2011 – The African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the World Customs Organisation (WCO) in Brussels, Belgium to facilitate trade among ACP member-States