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SPEECH: Secretary General at the 2nd High Level Workshop on Enhancing Access to Finance for SME's in ACP countries, 13 October 2011

Excellencies Ambassadors,
Distinguished Representatives of International and Regional Institutions,
Ladies and Gentlemen,

It is a great pleasure for me to welcome you all to ACP House. I am happy to note the presence of several leaders and representatives from our regional financial and economic institutions. On my own behalf and on behalf of the Secretariat, I want to thank all of you for sparing time off your busy schedules to be amongst us here today.

SPEECH: Secretary General's opening remarks at the 2nd SEDT Open Day (Climate Change and Sustainable Economic Development in ACP countries), 11 October 2011

Chair of the ACP Group Committee of Ambassadors,
Representatives of the European Commission,
Excellencies,
Invited Guests,
Ladies and Gentlemen,

 

SPEECH: Statement by ACP Secretary General at the 25th Session of the ACP Parliamentary Assembly

Brussels, 4 October 2011 

Mr. President,
Hon. Members,
Your Excellencies Ambassadors of ACP States,
Ladies and Gentlemen,

SPEECH: Secretary General's address at the 42nd Pacific Leaders' Forum, 7 September 2011, Auckland, NZ

 
Mr. Chairman, Rt Hon. John Key, Prime Minister of New Zealand
Right Hon Prime Ministers, Distinguished Heads of Government of the Pacific, Secretary General Slade, Hon. Ministers,
Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen,
 

SPEECH: Secretary General's address at the 9th Pacific ACP Leaders Meeting, 6 September 2011, Auckland, NZ

Mr. Chairman,
Distinguished Pacific ACP Leaders,
Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen,
 
It’s a great pleasure for me to once again attend this meeting. I wish to express my profound gratitude for the opportunity to address you.  I have taken it as a special task during my term of office to strengthen the link between the ACP and its respective regions and sub-regions, thus the reason for the ACP Group seeking observer status at the Forum.
 
Chairman
 

SPEECH: Statement by SG Chambas on the high level workshop on Enhancing Access to Finance for SMEs in ACP countries

 Brussels 15 July 2011
Excellencies Ambassadors, Distinguished Representatives of International and Regional Institutions, Ladies and Gentlemen, It is a great pleasure for me to welcome you all to the ACP House today.
I am very happy to note the presence of so many participants to this important workshop. I recognise in particular several leaders and representatives from our regional financial and economic institutions.

SPEECH: Statement by H.E Dr Mohamed Ibn Chambas, Secretary-General of the ACP Group of States during the meeting of the ACP Committee of Ambassadors and the European Investment Bank on 4 July 2011, EIB Headquarters, Luxemburg

 
H. E. Mr. Philippe Maystadt, President of the European Investment Bank, Excellencies, Distinguished Ambassadors, Ladies and Gentlemen, Let me begin by thanking the European Investment Bank for hosting this meeting and for welcoming us so warmly.

SPEECH: Statement by H.E Mr. Usman Alhaji Baraya Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Chairman of the ACP Committee of Ambassadors during the meeting of the ACP Committee of Ambassadors and the European Investment Bank on 4 July 2011, EIB Headqu

Mr. Philippe Maystadt,
President of the European Investment Bank (EIB),

Mr. P. Sakellaris, Vice President,
Distinguished Executives of the EIB,
Colleagues Ambassadors,
Ladies and Gentlemen,
On behalf of the Committee of Ambassadors and in my own name, I would like to thank the EIB for inviting us to this meeting and for the warm welcome.

SPEECH: Remarks at the Panel Discussion by H.E Dr Mohamed Ibn Chambas, Secretary-General of the ACP Group— on the occasion of the 22nd Session of the Crans Montana Forum Brussels, 22 – 24 June 2011 on the topic: Has the time for an open society for Africa

The Chairman of Crans Montana Foundation, H. E. Ambassador Jean-Paul Carteron, Your Excellencies, Fellow Panellists, Ladies and Gentlemen, It is an honour for me to be chairing this Panel Session on the theme: “Has the Time for an Open Society Come for Africa?” This topic is particularly germane not only to current development efforts in Africa but also for us at the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group of States. The ACP is an intergovernmental organisation representing some 79 member countries.

SPEECH: Statement by H. E. Dr. Mohamed Ibn Chambas Secretary-General of the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP Group) at the Opening Ceremony at 2nd VIENNA ENERGY FORUM Hofburg Palace Vienna, Austria, 21-23 June 2011

Right Honorable Prime Minister of Cook Islands, Excellencies Former Heads of States, Honorable Ministers, Director General Dr Kande Yumkella, Eminent Scientists and Experts, Distinguished Leaders of Companies, Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen, It is an honour for me to address this very important meeting. Until recently, energy has been one of the neglected issues in international development. We are now more aware than ever that sustainable energy systems are crucial to human livelihoods as well as ecological balance.


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