Brussels, 2 August 2014/ ACP: The Drafting Committee of the Eminent Persons Group (EPG) concluded a vigorous week of work in Brussels on Friday, preparing its report on the future orientation of the ACP Group. The report is to be a key item on the agenda for the upcoming Summit of ACP Heads of State and Government, scheduled for the 6-7 November in Paramaribo, Suriname.
Brussels, 22 July 2014/ ACP: The Association of ACP Ambassadors’ Spouses presented donations to beneficiaries in Rwanda and Burkina Faso, for total amount of €11 000, raised mainly through the annual charity gala dinner organised by the association earlier this year at the Sheraton Hotel.
Brussels, 22 July 2014/ ACP: Following confirmation by the Council of Ministers last month that the Caribbean region will hold the post of Secretary General of the Brussels-based ACP Secretariat for the 2015-2020 period, the Committee of Ambassadors have designated which regions to nominate candidates for the four Assistant Secretary-General posts.
Cotonou, 15 July 2014/ ACP: A pioneering congress of press clubs in the West African region was launched at the Hotel Marina in Cotonou, Benin as a pilot step towards implementing an ACP-wide Federation of Press Clubs.
Luxembourg, 11 July 2014/ ACP: ACP countries reaffirmed the role of the private sector as the engine of growth at the annual gathering of African, Caribbean and Pacific Ambassadors hosted by the European Investment Bank, where special focus was given to microfinance and Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in ACP countries.
Brussels, 9 July 2014/ CTA/ ACP: "Building resilience of SIDS through trade and agribusiness development" is the focus of the next Brussels Development Briefing to be held on11 July 2014 at the Borschette Centre in Brussels.