Brussels, 2 October 2012/ ACP: The new Ambassador of the United Republic of Tanzania to the European Union (EU), H.E Dr Diodorus Kamala made a plea for solidarity amongst the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) States as the 79-member group weighs up options for the future on the way to reviewing its relations with the EU.
Brussels, 2 October 2012/ ACP: An Open Day event Brussels this week aims to raise awareness about the challenges faced in African, Caribbean and Pacific countries in the area of sustainable economic development, while promoting a “green path” to reducing poverty and building economies.
SUVA, 1 October 2012/ GOF: A report emanating from a joint ACP & EU fact finding mission that visited Fiji this year has been well received by the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly and the Fijian Government.
The ACP-EU support programme for the culture sector of the ACP states, ACPCultures+, is financing 20 projects for a total of €8,3 million.
Brussels, 24 September 2012/ ACP: The vibrant Caribbean locale of Paramaribo, Suriname will host the 24th session of the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly, an event that will gather more than 200 participants from Africa, the Caribbean, Pacific and Europe to discuss key issues of ACP-EU cooperation.
Brussels, 24 September 2012/ CTA/ ACP: An development seminar this week in Brussels will focus on the effects of climate change on the livelihood of farmers in African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries, and ‘climate smart’ practices that could reduce agricultural contributions to harmful emissions.
Brussels, 22 September 2012/ ACP: Members of Parliament from Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific met in Brussels this week to discuss issues pertinent to their countries and prepare for the upcoming Joint ACP-EU Parliamentary Assembly to be held in Paramaribo, Suriname in November.
Istanbul, TURKEY, 17 September 2012/ IICPSD/ ACP: A high-level ACP-EC delegation from Brussels were hosted by the UNDP Istanbul International Center for Private Sector in Development (IICPSD) on 11-12 September, along with various representatives of Turkish institutions including the ministries of Foreign Affairs and Economy, the Turkish Agency for Cooperation and Coordination, TOBB, DEIK, and BUTGEM.
PRESS RELEASE: ACP Secretary General reacts to European Parliament vote on Market Access Regulation 1528/2007
Brussels, 13 September 2012/ ACP: The Secretary General of the ACP Dr Mohamed Ibn Chambas declared today that the European Parliament’s vote to extend the proposed deadline for concluding Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs) with ACP countries, is prudent.