Brussels, 27 June 2014/ ACP: The ACP diplomatic corps in Brussels are mourning the tragic loss of one of its key members. The Ambassador of Fiji to the European Union and the Kingdom of Belgium, H.E Peceli Vocea was serving his second term in office since 2009, when he passed away yesterday at the age of 46.
Brussels, 26 June 2014/ ACP: The 19th meeting of the Steering and Monitoring Committee of the EU-Africa Partnership on cotton (COS-coton) will be held on 2nd July 2014, from 9.30 am at the ACP House.
It has been 10 years since the Paris Forum which was held in July 2004, brought together African cotton producing countries and Member States of the European Union and created the EU-Africa Partnership on cotton.
Harare, 25 June 2014/ TH/ ACP: About 15 African member states of the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP) are in Harare for a three-day conference meant to strengthen availability and affordability of pharmaceutical products in the region. Working under the banner "Renewed Partnership Project", the conference seeks to deliberate on gaps and strengths in the implementation of national medicines policies, regulations and practices, improving access and use of quality assured medicines.
Brussels, 20 June 2014/ EC/ ACP: A total of more than €4.6 billion of EU support was committed towards national development strategies in 16 ACP countries, in the margins of the ACP-EU Joint Council of Ministers on 19-20 June in Nairobi, Kenya.
Brussels, 20 June 2014/ ACP: The 12-member Eminent Persons Group (EPG), assembled to advise on the future form and direction of the ACP as an organisation, will be lobbying Heads of States from the ACP regions in coming months for political commitment to the exercise.
Address by the President of Kenya H.E Uhuru KENYATTA at the 39th session of the ACP-EU Council of Ministers, 19 June 2014, Nairobi - Kenya
Honourable Dr. Abdalla Kigoda, Co-President of the ACP Council of Ministers and Minister for Industry, Trade and Marketing, United Republic Tanzania;
Honourable Kyriakos GERONTOPOULOS, Co-President of the EU Council of Ministers;
Mr. Alhaji Muhammad Mumuni, ACP Secretary-General;
Distinguished Ladies and Gentlemen;
It is a great honour for me, on behalf of my government and the Eastern Africa region, to join Honorable Ministers and delegates to this 39thSession of the ACP-EU Council of Ministers meeting.
Brussels, 19 June 2014/ ACP: The next Secretary General of the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group for 2015-2020 shall be appointed from the Caribbean region, the ACP Council confirmed this week at its 99th session in Nairobi, Kenya.
The Secretary General holds executive powers and heads the Brussels-based ACP Secretariat, which is the administrative and technical body of the ACP Group. The Secretariat provides policy guidance and technical expertise to the Organs of the Group, and monitors the ACP-EU Partnership Agreement.