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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?

Temporary Closure of the OACPS Secretariat, 5-9 August 2020

The Secretariat of the OACPS has been temporarily closed from the 5 - 9 August 2020 as a precautionary measure, due to a positive COVID-19 test by one of our staff members. We wish our colleague, who was last in the office on 24 July and who has been self isolating since then, a speedy and complete recovery.

The OACPS pledges support to Caribbean States affected by Hurricane Isaias

Statement from the Secretary-General of the Organisation of African, Caribbean and Pacific States (OACPS), H.E. Mr. Georges Rebelo Pinto Chikoti, on the passage of Hurricane Isaias

Six million Euros made available for conservation action to counter COVID-19 impact

     Gland, Switzerland, 4 August 2020/IUCN:  A total of six million Euros in emergency relief funding to address biodiversity conservation needs brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic is being made available by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), the European Commission (EC), and the Organisation of African, Caribbean and Pacific States (OACPS). These European Union (EU) funds will be distributed through two complementary programmes managed by IUCN. They aim to alleviate the impacts of the pandemic on the management of protected areas and on threatened species.  

Statement by the Secretary-General of the OACPS, H.E. Mr. Georges Rebelo Pinto Chikoti, on Pan-African Women's Day 2020

    Brussels, 31 July 2020/OACPS: It is indeed my honour today, 31 July 2020, to lead the Organisation of African, Caribbean and Pacific States (OACPS) in the commemoration of Pan African Women’s Day, and the celebration of the 58th anniversary of the Pan-African Women’s Organisation (PAWO), the specialised agency of the African Union dedicated to gender equality and women’s empowerment.

OACPS Secretary-General encourages global partnerships and solidarity to fight against the trafficking of persons

STATEMENT BY THE SECRETARY-GENERAL OF THE OACPS, H.E. MR. GEORGES REBELO PINTO CHIKOTI, ON WORLD DAY AGAINST TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS                                                                          

Secretary-General of the OACPS pays tribute to the former Prime Minister of Barbados, the Right Honourable Professor Owen Seymour Arthur

Brussels, 30 July 2020/OACPS: Secretary-General of the Organisation of African, Caribbean and Pacific States (OACPS), H.E. Mr. Georges Rebelo Pinto Chikoti, is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of the Right Honourable Professor Owen Seymour Arthur, former Prime Minister of Barbados, on 27 July 2020.

Statement by the Secretary-General of the OACPS on the passing of the former president of the United Republic of Tanzania

Brussels, 30 July 2020/OACPS: On behalf of the Organisation of African, Caribbean and Pacific States (OACPS), the Secretary-General, H.E. Mr. Georges Rebelo Pinto Chikoti, conveys his deepest condolences to His Excellency, the President, Mr. John Magufuli, the family of the late President and the Government and people of the United Republic of Tanzania on the death of the former president of the United Republic of Tanzania, H.E. Mr. Benjamin William Mkapa on 24 July 2020.

OACPS launches a new series of video reports

     Brussels, 24 July 2020/OACPS: The Organisation of African, Caribbean and Pacific States (OACPS) today launched a new series of video reports, titled “Direct from the OACPS”. The monthly series will contain highlights of the activities of the OACPS.

In this first issue, Secretary-General of the OACPS, H.E. Mr. Georges Rebelo Pinto Chikoti speaks about his first 100 days, the Post-Cotonou Negotiations and COVID-19.

Let us know if there are any topics that you would like to hear about at press@acp.int.

Statement by Secretary-General H.E. Mr. Georges Rebelo Pinto Chikoti, on the occasion of Nelson Mandela International Day

Brussels, 17 July 2020/OACPS: On 18 July, we celebrate the life and legacy of Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, a global icon and great statesman. Mr. Mandela’s life is proof that while our origins may contribute to our final destination, they do not determine it. Through his example, we know that injustice and intolerance can be conquered. And we know that inequality and xenophobia are not insurmountable barriers for those who are determined to overcome them.
 


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