Inauguration of the Eminent Persons Group in charge of the mechanism of rebuilding of the ACP Group & Designation of the ACP Secretary General, Hon. ALHAJI Muhammad MUMUNI, in replacement of Dr Mohamed Ibn CHAMBAS designated by the UN and the AU as their joint Special Envoy to Darfur
The ACP/LDC Sugar Suppliers to the EU express deep disappointment with the EU Agriculture Council’s proposal to extend the Single Common Market Organisation for sugar by only two years to 2017 instead of 2020 as agreed by the European Parliament. In so doing the ACP/LDC countries join European Sugar Manufacturers Association (CEFS) and the European Beet Growers Federation (CIBE).
The ACP Sugar Group welcomes the vote on 13 March 2013 by the European Parliament in support of Comagri’s proposal for the continuation of the current beet sugar sugar quota provisions until 30 September 2020. Read further ...
Friday 8th March 2013, ACP House
Chairman of the Committee of Ambassadors, Your Excellencies, ACP Ambassadors, Ladies and Gentlemen, Distinguished Guests,
FESPACO 2013: THE SPECIAL ACPCULTURES+ PRIZE HAS BEEN AWARDED TO KENYAN DIRECTOR BERYL MAGOKO FOR HER DOCUMENTARY FILM “THE CUT”.
The jury for the ACPCultures+ special prize, composed of Michèle Dominique Raymond (ACP Assistant-Secretary General), presiding, and Boris Zakowski (audiovisual attaché of the Embassy of France to Burkina Faso), Osange Silou-Kieffer (journalist), Raymond Tiendrebeogo (director and professor at the Ougadougou Institute of Sound and Vision, and Perrine Ledan (Audiovisual and Cinema expert) as members, choose to award the prize to the documentary film “The Cut”, by a young, 28 year-old Kenyan Director; Beryl Magoko.
CTA Briefing Agricultural resilience face to crisis and shocks / Agriculture résiliente face aux crises et chocs
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30th Brussels Development Briefing on Agricultural resilience in the face of crisis and shocks
Which are the key challenges posed to strengthen resilience in agriculture? - this is one of the main questions to be addressed during the next Brussels Development Briefing, organized by CTA in collaboration with the ACP Secretariat, the EC/DEVCO, Concord and IFPRI.
Dateline Port Harcourt – On Friday 22nd February, the Secretary-General Dr. Mohamed Ibn Chambas, delivered the Claude Ake Memorial Lecture for 2013 in the city of Port Harcourt, Rivers State, in the oil-rich Niger Delta region of Nigeria.
On Thursday 21st February, the ACP Committee of Ambassadors officially ushered in the new presidency of the Group for the period February to July 2013. The new President of Council is the Foreign Affairs Minister of Botswana, Mr. Phandu T. SKELEMANI, while the Chairman of the Committee of Ambassadors in Brussels is Mr. Samuel O. OUTLULE.