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On 28th September 2018 the ACP Group of States and the EU began negotiations for a successor Agreement to the Cotonou Agreement which comes to an end in February 2020. This section contains all you need to know about the negotiations.

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CORRIGENDUM N°1 to the Call for proposals "SUPPORTING THE CULTURAL AND CREATIVE SECTORS IN THE ACP COUNTRIES" - EuropeAid/167697/IH/ACT/MULTI

Grants awarded under the EuropeAid call for proposals EuropeAid/164206/IH/ACT/Multi publié le 17.04.2019

Supporting the cultural and creative sectors in the ACP countries – Q&A #2 – 12/01/2020

Calls for Proposals and Tenders - ACP EU Culture Supporting the Cultural and Creative Sectors in ACP Countries

Seeking partnership under ACP Innovation Fund?

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OACPS Hosts First-Ever Inter-Sessional Summit on Transending COVID-19 Pandemic

Brussels, 29 May 2020/OACPS: The President-in-Office of the Organisation of African, Caribbean and Pacific States (OACPS) and President of the Republic of Kenya, H.E. Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta, will convene the first-ever Extraordinary Inter-Sessional Summit of the Heads of State and Government of the OACPS on 3 June 2020.  The virtual Summit, which is hosted by the OACPS, aims to assess the current global COVID-19 situation, and in particular, the effects and consequences to the members of the OACPS. In addition, members will identify opportunities for global solidarity and action.

New Africa-Caribbean-Pacific/European Union Partnership: Chief negotiators agree on economic priorities for future agreement

New York, 28 September 2019/ACP/EU: Meeting in New York today in the margins of the United Nations General Assembly, the chief negotiators Commissioner Mimica and Togolese Minister Robert Dussey further specified the economic framework of future relations between African, Caribbean and Pacific countries with the European Union after 2020.
 

€40 Million Fish4ACP Fisheries Programme to be launched at 6th Meeting of ACP Ministers of Fisheries and Aquaculture

Apia, 11 September 2019: The €40 million value chain programme, the first specific action to be implemented under the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Strategic Plan for Fisheries and Aquaculture will be launched during the 6th Meeting of African, Caribbean and Pacific Ministers in charge of Fisheries and Aquaculture which will be held at the TATTE Convention Centre in Apia, Samoa from 12-13 September 2019.
 

ACP working visit to Central African Republic

Brussels 15 July 2019/ACP: The Secretary-General of the ACP Group of States, Dr. Patrick Gomes, was in Bangui, Central African Republic, from 2 to 5 July 2019, at the invitation of the Government, for a working visit. He was accompanied by Ambassador Léonard Emile Ognimba, Assistant Secretary-General in charge of the Department of Political Affairs and Human Development.
 
During his working visit, the Secretary-General of the ACP Group was granted an audience with:
 
- His Excellency Professor Faustin Archange Touadera, President of the Republic and Head of State;

New ACP-EU Partnership: EU discusses future EU-Caribbean relations

Kingston (Jamaica), 15 April 2019/ACP:  As the EU is working to modernise its relations with 79 countries in Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific (ACP), chief negotiators Neven Mimica and Robert Dussey met with ACP Caribbean leaders for a dedicated dialogue on the regional EU-Caribbean pillar in the framework of the post Cotonou ACP-EU partnership.

Today's discussions form part of broader regional consultations and are focused on the Caribbean’s specific needs and priorities for the coming years. The outcome will guide the negotiators’ work in creating a tailor-made EU-Caribbean partnership within the future ACP-EU agreement. 

European, African, Caribbean and Pacific countries conclude second round of talks on a new ambitious partnership

Brussels, 4 April 2019/ACP:  Today, chief negotiators emphasised the progress made while launching the next phase of the negotiations. This new step will ultimately lead to the creation of tailor-made pillars with each region, which are among the novelties to be introduced in the future ACP-EU Agreement.

South-South cooperation crucial to tackle global challenges

Buenos Aires, 21 March 2019/ACP/UNOSSC: South-South and triangular cooperation (SSTC) have emerged as important solutions for many of today’s largest development challenges, and should be seen as critical complements to North-South cooperation, says a new report by The African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP Group) and the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC).

ACP Secretariat to host Side-Event at UN High-Level Conference on South-South and Triangular Cooperation

Brussels, 05 March 2019/ACP: The ACP Secretariat will host a side event on the theme of ‘The ACP Group’s commitment to South-South and Triangular Cooperation (SSTC) for the effective implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development’ during the second high-level United Nations Conference on South-South Cooperation (BAPA+40) in Buenos Aires, Argentina from 20 to 22 March 2019. The side event will take place on Thursday 21 March 2019.

ACP and LDC sugar industries call for a level playing field for all stakeholders

Brussels, 28 February 2019/ACP:  The African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) and Least Developed Countries (LDC) are calling for a level playing field for all sugar stakeholders after a study had been presented to the European Parliament implicating them in the substantial decline in the price and export of the commodity over the past two years.

New ACP-EU Partnership: EU and Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific Leaders intensify the regional talks in Samoa

Brussels, 26 February 2019/ACP: In the context of the ongoing negotiations to modernize relations between the EU and 79 countries in Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific (ACP), chief negotiators met with Pacific leaders today.


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