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7th Summit of ACP Heads of State and Government & 96th session of ACP Council of Ministers

95th session of the ACP Council of Ministers - Vanuatu

37th session of the ACP-EU Joint Council - Opening - Vanuatu

ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly - Horsens  [ +Friendly Football Match ]




Contract Forecast Notice: Procurement of a Travel Agency for ticket purchasing

2nd Call for proposals: ACP-EU Energy Facility

2nd Call for proposals: ACP-EU cooperation programme for Science& Technology II


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Press releases

OPENING REMARKS BY H.E. DESIRÉ DELANO BOUTERSE, PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF SURINAME, at the 30th session of the ACP Parliamentary Assembly - Paramaribo, Suriname, 24 November 2012

Hon. Musikari Kombo, President of the ACP Parliamentary Assembly

H.E Mohamed Ibn Chambas, Secretary General of the ACP

H.E Donald Ramotar, President of the Co-operative Republic of Guyana

Honourable Members of Parliament of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana,

Honourable Members of the Corps Diplomatique,

Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen


Statement by the President of the ACP Parliamentary Assembly, Hon. Musikari Kombo EGH, MP (Kenya), 24 November, Paramaribo, Suriname

Your Excellency Mr.  Desiré Delano Bouterse, President of the Republic of Suriname

Your Excellency Mr. Donald Ramotar, President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana

Your Excellency Dr. Mohamed Ibn Chambas, Secretary-General of the ACP Group of States

Hon. Jennifer Geerlings-Simmons, Speaker of the National Assembly of Suriname

Fellow Parliamentarians,

ACP Secretary General honoured with the Order of the Palm

Paramaribo, Suriname, 22 November 2012/ ACP: The Secretary General for the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group H.E Dr Mohamed Ibn Chambas was decorated Commander of the Order of the Palm by the President of Suriname on Thursday, in a special ceremony at the Royal Torarica Hotel.

The honour is reserved for special merits in the civilian or military area.

PRESS RELEASE: ACP chief mourns loss of respected "bridge-builder", former Vice President of Ghana

16 November 2012: The Secretary General of the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States, H.E Dr Mohamed Ibn Chambas expressed his sadness at the passing away today of former Vice President of the Republic of Ghana, Alhaji Aliu Mahama.


Key CTA briefing to push climate change and green growth agenda in the Pacific

Brussels, 24 october 2012/ CTA/ACP: Climate change is already disproportionally affecting the islands of the Pacific. Although islanders have done little to contribute to the causes of climate change – less than 0.03% of current global greenhouse gas emissions – they are among the first to be exposed to a range of environmental, social and economic effects.


African leaders stress importance of major ACP summit

Brussels, 22 October 2012/ ACP: Three presidential visits to the Secretariat for the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group in Brussels last week highlighted the commitment of ACP member states to reviewing the outlook of the Group, and its role in promoting development amongst its members.

Pacific officials meet with EU to progress EPA negotiations

Brussels, 2 October 2012/ PIFS/ACP : Senior officials and trade negotiators from the Pacific ACP (PACP) States are meeting with the European Commission (EC) this week in Brussels to progress the negotiation of their Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) with the European Union (EU).

PRESS RELEASE ACPCultures+: Results of the first Call for Proposals

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.

ACP, EU, UNDP renew joint commitment to private sector development

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. 

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