Update on Negotiations

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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Vacancies

 
 

Announcements

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

Applications for the posts of Assistant Secretaries-General at the ACP Secretariat

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

Vacancy: Head of Conference Services

Vacancy: Conference Messenger

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

Works Contract Notice - Extensive Renovation Works of the ACP Building, Brussels, Belgium

Seeking partnership under ACP Innovation Fund?

Call for Proposals for ACP Innovation Fund, Ref: EuropeAid/166663/IH/ACT/Multi

Nominations are open for the African Union Kwame Nkrumah Awards for Scientific Excellence - 2019 Edition 

Call for Proposals of the ACP Digital Financial Services

SHORT-LIST SELECTED: Technical Assistance to the Secretariat of the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States for the Management of the ACP-EU Programme to Strengthen Research and Innovation Capacity in ACP Countries

Call for proposals: ACP EU CULTURE "Support for ACP audiovisual co-production”

Contract Notice of the  Call for Tenders for the Technical Assistance to the Secretariat of the ACP Group of States for the Management of the ACP-EU Programme to strengthen Research and Innovation capacity in ACP countries.

Décision d'attribution: Assistance technique au Secrétariat ACP pour la gestion du programme ACP-UE Culture

Service Contract Award Notice: Technical Assistance for a complete Architecture & Engineering Mission and Project Management Services for the extensive renovation of the ACP Building, Brussels

SHORT-LIST SELECTED: ACP-EU PSD Knowledge Management Technical Support Function / Light PSD Structure TSF, Budget 6,000,000 EUR

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Committee of Ambassadors

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The Committee of Ambassadors is the second decision-making body of the ACP Group. It acts on behalf of the Council of Ministers between ministerial sessions.

It is composed of the Ambassadors or one representative from every ACP State.

The role of the Committee of Ambassadors consists in :

  • assisting the Council of Ministers in its functions and carrying out any mandate assigned ; and
  • monitoring the implementation of the ACP-EU Partnership Agreement with a view to achieving its stated objectives.

The Committee presents its activity report at every session of the Council of Ministers.

There is a Bureau of the Committee of Ambassadors that coordinates the work of the Committee of Ambassadors.

It is composed of nine members :

  • Four African representatives (one per region)
  • One representative from the Caribbean
  • One representative from the Pacific.
  • A Chairperson selected on the basis of a rotation among the four African regions, the Caribbean, and the Pacific, to ensure that the six regions have an equal opportunity to chair the Committee of Ambassadors.
  • the outgoing Chair and incoming Chair as full members.

The acts of the Committee of Ambassadors can take the form of decisions, resolutions or recommendations which are adopted on the basis of consensus among its members.

The Committee has six technical Subcommittees which cover the following areas :

  • Political, social, humanitarian and cultural affairs
  • Trade and Commodity Protocols
  • Investment and the private sector
  • Sustainable development
  • Financing and development
  • Establishment and Finance

Contact details for diplomatic Representations of ACP countries

Members of the Bureau of the Committee of Ambassadors 

Members of the Subcommittees of the Committee of Ambassadors

Rules of procedure of the Committee of Ambassadors

 

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