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DECISIONS & RESOLUTIONS: 95th session of ACP Council of Ministers and 37th session of the ACP-EU Council of Ministers, 11-15 June 2012, Port Vila VANUATU

95th session of the ACP Council of Ministers


No 1 on the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio +20)

Speech: Statement by the Prime Minister of Vanuatu, Rt Honourable Meltek Sato Kilman Livtuvanu

Statement by the Right Honourable Meltek Sato Kilman Livtuvanu, Prime Minister of the Republic of Vanuatu, delivered at the Official Opening of the 37th ACP-EU Joint Council

14-15 June 2012, Port Vila Vanuatu


Speech: Co-President of the ACP-EU Council of Ministers, St Lucia Minister for Foreign Affairs, External trade and Civil Aviation, Hon. Alva Baptiste

Opening remarks by the Minister for Foreign Affairs, International Trade and Civil Aviationof St. Lucia at the Opening Ceremony of the ACP-EU Council of Ministers
 14-15 June 2012, Port Vila Vanuatu

Speech: Co-President of the ACP-EU Council of Ministers, Danish Minister for Development Cooperation Christian Friis Bach

Hon. Christian Friis Bach at the ACP-EU Council of Ministers opening ceremonyMinister’s Opening Speech
As representative of the President of the EU Council
to the Joint ACP-EU Council of Ministers – 37th session,
14-15 June 2012, Port Vila, Vanuatu


Honourable Prime Minister, Co-President, Ministers, Distinguished Ladies and Gentlemen,

Welcome speech by Vanuatu's Minister of Foreign Affairs & External Trade and Chair of the ACP-EU National Task Force at the Opening Ceremony of the 95th Session of the ACP Council of Ministers 11 June 2012, Port Vila VANUATU

Excellency, President of the ACP Council
Excellencies, Heads of Delegation of ACP States
Excellency Secretary General of the ACP Dr Mohamed Ibn Chambas
Officials of the ACP States
Hon Dunstan Hilton, Speaker of Vanuatu Parliament
Vanuatu Government Ministers
Members of Diplomatic Corps in Port Vila
Distinguished ladies and gentlemen

PRESS RELEASE: ACP – EU Council to talk development, trade in Vanuatu

ACP-EU Council of Ministers Vanuatu Pacific Ballroom11 June 2012, Port Vila: More than 300 officials from the European Union and the Group of African, Caribbean and Pacific States will convene this week in the South Pacific island nation of Vanuatu for one of the most important meetings of the year between the two groups.

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