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.





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


EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Van Reisen Report: study on the Future Perspectives of the ACP Group

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RESUME ANALYTIQUE: Etude sur les perspectives futures du Groupe ACP


This study concludes that a fast changing context is crucial in the range of options that can be considered for the future perspectives of the ACP group. Extensive interviews with over 60 representatives, government ministers, ambassadors and other resource people from ACP countries and beyond provide the empirical material for this study.

La présente étude est parvenue à la conclusion que le contexte mondial en mutation rapide constitue un facteur crucial dans l’éventail d’options qui peuvent être examinées au titre des perspectives d’avenir du Groupe ACP. Les entretiens intensifs menés avec plus de 60 représentants, ministres gouvernementaux, ambassadeurs et autres personnes ressources provenant des pays ACP et d’autres horizons ont fourni les éléments empiriques utilisés pour la réalisation de l’étude.



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