Brussels, 9 December 2015/ EP: ACP countries and the EU have a particular bond. In 2020, the ACP-EU partnership agreement, known as the Cotonou Agreement, will come to and end. But what will happen next? Is the EU still ACP countries' best friend? EPTV's Maha Ganem explores the issues with the Co-Presidents of the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly MEP Louis Michel and MP Fitz Jackson of Jamaica, in the margins of the 30th JPA session.
Brussels, 7 December 2015/ ACP: More than a hundred legislators from across Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific (ACP) convene this week in Brussels alongside Members of the European Parliament to discuss and pass political resolutions on major issues concerning the ACP regions.
Brussels, 26 November 2015/ EC/ ACP: African, Caribbean and Pacific countries will have access to €3.6 billion to address shared challenges in the areas of human and social development, environment and climate change, private sector development, and peace and security, with the signing of the Intra-ACP programming strategy under the 11th European Development Fund (EDF) (the EU's financial instrument for ACP countries).
Brussels, 26 November 2015/ ACP: Newly appointed envoys from the Republics of Burundi and Mali were formally presented to the Committee of Ambassadors of the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States recently, whereby they received pledges of support and solidarity in efforts towards promoting peace and security in their countries while also improving peoples’ lives.
Brussels 24 November 2015/ ACP: The Prime Minister of the Pacific Island nation of Fiji, Hon. Voreqe Bainimarama, ardently condemned the recent terrorist attacks by the so-called Islamic State (ISIS) in Europe, while also declaring a clear message to the international community on the upcoming UN Climate Change Conference (COP21) in Paris.
Keynote address by the Prime Minister of Fiji, Hon. Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama, at the 102nd session of the ACP Council of Ministers, 24 November 2011, Brussels
Statement by the President of the 102nd session of the ACP Council of Ministers, Hon. Dr. Mamphono Khaketla, Minister of Finance of Lesotho, 24 November 2015, Brussels
Brussels, 13 November 2015/ ACP: Members of the Africa Diaspora Network Europe (ADNE), led by President Ms. Marie Chantal Uwitonze, accompanied by Mr. Henri D. N’zouzi, Ms. Manel Msalmi, and Ms. Erika Kaneza met on Wednesday with the Secretary General H.E. Patrick I. Gomes and the Chef de Cabinet Amb Mamour Alieu Jagne, to discuss possibilities of collaboration on projects of mutual interest.