Statement by the ACP Committee of Ambassadors on the abduction of school children in Nigeria by Boko Haram

Brussels, 16 May 2015/ ACP: The ACP Committee of Ambassadors wishes to join the international community in its strong condemnation of the cowardly and dastardly abduction of the school girls from Chibok, Nigeria, by Boko Haram terrorists.

Opening remarks by the Secretary General at the Intra-ACP Global Climate Change Programme - 2nd Regional Technical Meeting, 5 May 2014 - Brussels

It is with profound pleasure that I welcome you to the ACP House for the second Regional Technical Meeting (RTM) of the Intra-ACP Global Climate Change Programme (GCCA). This technical meeting aims to explore ways to improve the exchange of information, synergies, improve cooperation and coordination among the regions and between the regions and the ACP Secretariat, and with other climate related programmes in order to best address climate change as a challenge to our development. 

FEATURED VIDEO: ACP “reinvention” requires finding solutions to our own problems – Cameroon's Minister for Economy and National Planning

Brussels, 5 May 2014/ ACP: The future orientation and structure of the ACP Group is projected to be one of several key issues on the agenda at the upcoming 8th Summit of ACP Heads of State and Government, currently scheduled for November 2014 in Suriname.

World Press Freedom Day: Free and capable media an essential tool for development in ACP countries

Brussels, 2 May 2014: On the occasion of World Press Freedom Day on 3 May 2014, the Secretariat of the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States together with the Press Club Brussels-Europe underline the importance of free, independent pluralistic media as a cornerstone of an effective democracy and resilient nation-building.

ACP, UNDP eye partnership to implement development programmes

Brussels, 1 May 2014/ ACP: The Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Mrs Helen Clark visited the ACP House on Monday to discuss a partnership in programme implementation in mutual member states in Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific.

FEATURED VIDEO: Why the interim EPA was right for Seychelles –Sec. Of State for Foreign Affairs

Brussels, 24 April 2015/ ACP: As African, Caribbean and Pacific regions step up talks conclude Economic Partnership Agreements (EPA) with the European Union, the African island nation of Seychelles is well into the implementation of its interim EPA with the EU which it signed along with Mauritius, Madagascar and Zimbabwe in 2009 and ratified in 2012.

ACP countries addressing climate change together: GCCA Intra-ACP conference

Brussels, 17 April 2014/ GCCA Intra ACP: The Global Climate Change Alliance (GCCA) Intra-ACP Programme is holding its Second Regional Technical Meeting (RTM) on 5, 6 and 7th May, 2014 in Brussels at the ACP House.

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: Improving the competitiveness and sustainability of African cotton sectors

Brussels, 15 April 2014/ ACP: The ACP Secretariat has announced a Call for Proposals for activities aimed at improving the competitiveness and sustainability of the African cotton sectors.

ACP mourns Caribbean leader

Brussels, 15 April 2014/ ACP: Secretary General H.E Alhaji Muhammad Mumuni conveyed his deep condolences to the Government and people of Trinidad and Tobago on behalf of the ACP Group of States, over the death of former Prime Minister and former President, the Rt. Honourable  Arthur Napoleon Raymond Robinson last week.

Higher education, science & tech projects in ACP countries showcased at joint conference

Brussels, 14 April 2014/ ACP: More than 60 exemplary joint projects supported through ACP-EU cooperation in higher education, science and technology and research were showcased at the ACP House earlier this month, highlighting the importance of creating sustainable and equitable knowledge-based societies in ACP regions.

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