Brussels, 18 September 2011: A special guest at the Committee of Ambassadors last week highlighted the powerful potential for partnership between the ACP Group and Africa’s major development organization.
Brussels, 12 September 2011: Twelve diplomats from the Republic of South Sudan were welcomed at the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP Group) House in Brussels last week.
This is the first delegation from South Sudan, soon to be the newest member of the ACP Group since the nation gained independence in July 2011.
Opening Statement by Mr.Achille BASSILEKIN III, Assistant Secretary General, Head of the Sustainable Economic Development and Trade Department during the Workshop on the Draft Framework of Action for the Development of Mineral Resources in ACP Countries
Brussels, 20 May 2011
Distinguished Representatives of International Organisations,
Ladies and Gentlemen,
First and foremost I would like to convey the apologies of the Secretary General, Dr. Chambas who could not make it to the meeting this morning due to other important commitments. It is therefore on his behalf that I welcome you all to the ACP House today.
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