8th ACP Summit reaffirms commitment to Sustainable Development Goals

Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, 1 June 2016/ ACP: The 8th Summit of Heads of State of Government of the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group concluded today with a renewed commitment to rally together to contribute more effectively to the global development agenda, and bring about concrete action on the Sustainable Development Goals.

ACP targets transformed global role for future

Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, 1 June 2016/ ACP: The future of the 79-member African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States will be anchored on a commitment to South-South solidarity and increased effectiveness in the global arena, a streamlined mandate that adds value to global efforts, and concrete steps towards financial sustainability.

DECISION OF THE 8TH SUMMIT OF ACP HEADS OF STATE AND GOVERNMENT ON THE REPORT OF THE EMINENT PERSONS GROUP

 
The 8th Summit of ACP Heads of State and Government,
 
- Meeting in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea from 31 May to 1 June 2016,
 
RECALLING the objectives of the Georgetown Agreement, including consolidating and strengthening the unity and solidarity of the ACP Group;
 
HAVING REGARD to Article 7 of the Georgetown Agreement on the Summit of ACP Heads of State and Government;
 

WAIGANI COMMUNIQUE ON THE FUTURE PERSPECTIVES OF THE ACP GROUP OF STATES

ADOPTED BY THE 8TH SUMMIT OF ACP HEADS OF STATE AND GOVERNMENT HELD IN PORT MORESBY, PAPUA NEW GUINEA, ON 31 MAY AND 1 JUNE 2016

The Heads of State and Government of the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP Group), held their 8th Summit in Waigani, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, on 31 May and 1 June 2016, under the chairmanship of Hon. Peter O’NEILL, Prime Minister of the Independent State of Papua New Guinea. The Summit was organised under the theme, Repositioning the ACP Group to respond to the challenges of sustainable development.”

DECLARATION OF THE 8TH SUMMIT OF ACP HEADS OF STATE AND GOVERNMENT OF THE ACP GROUP OF STATES

PORT MORESBY DECLARATION

I.          PREAMBLE

We, Heads of State and Government of the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP Group), meeting at our 8th Summit in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea on 31 May and 1 June 2016 under the theme “Repositioning the ACP Group to respond to the challenges of sustainable development”,

Statement by the ACP Secretary General at the 8th Summit of Heads of State and Government, 31 May 2016, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea

DELIVERED BY THE ASSISTANT SECRETARY GENERAL IN CHARGE OF POLITICAL AFFAIRS AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT, AMB. LEONARD OGNIMBA, IN THE FRENCH LANGUAGE ON BEHALF OF THE SECRETARY GENERAL
 
[Protocols]
It is indeed an honour and privilege for me to address this assembly at this time in the history of the ACP Group. May I begin by thanking the Right Honourable Prime Minister, the Government and People of Papua New Guinea for the tremendous welcome and hospitality extended to us. Your hosting of this Summit is a celebration of the commitment of the people of Papua New Guinea to the ACP’s unity and solidarity. 
 

JOINT PRESS RELEASE: Joint Ministerial meeting kicks off 8th ACP Summit

Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, 30 May 2016/ ACP/ MFAPNG: The Joint Session of the Council of Ministers and the Council of Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States was held today as in preparation for the 8th ACP Summit of Heads of States and Government.

The Ministers agreed on the Draft Agenda and program of the Leaders’ Summit which will be held on 31st May and 1st June 2016 in Port Moresby.

ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly convene in Windhoek, Namibia

Brussels, 20 May 2016/ EP/ACP: The 31st plenary session of the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly will take place in Windhoek, capital of Namibia, in Southern Africa, from 13 to 15 June 2016. The session will be officially opened by its co-presidents, Louis Michel for the European Parliament, and Netty Baldeh (Gambia) for the ACP (Africa Caribbean Pacific) countries.
 

Leaders of African, Caribbean and Pacific Countries to meet in Papua New Guinea for pivotal summit this month

Brussels 17 May 2016/ ACP: Leaders from the 79 countries of the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States are expected in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea on 30th May – 1st June for the 8th ACP Summit of Heads of State and Government. The Summit will discuss the future of the ACP Group as a revitalised cohesive force advocating the interests of its member states in the international arena. 

DECISIONS & RESOLUTIONS: 103rd session of the ACP Council of Ministers

 
ACP EMINENT PERSONS GROUP (EPG)
 
WORKING GROUP ON THE REVISION OF THE STAFF REGULATIONS
 
OUTBREAK OF ZIKA VIRUS IN THE CARIBBEAN
 
 
No.1   ACP-EU ECONOMIC PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENTS (EPAS) 
 


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