Brussels, 31 October 2015/ ACP: An issues paper adopted by the ACP Group’s Sub-committee on Sustainable Development will serve as the basis of a common ACP position at the United Nations Climate Change Conference COP21 in Paris this December.
The paper, deliberated upon by regional and international stakeholders on 28-29 October, covers key issues of convergence for the 79 member states spanning Sub-Saharan Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific Islands.
Statement by the ACP Secretary General at the 43rd Brussels Development Briefing on Emerging Donors and Rising Powers in Agriculture in ACP countries, 27 October 2015, Brussels
We, Ministers of the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group of States responsible for trade matters, meeting in Brussels from 19 to 21 October 2015 to, among other things, review preparations for the Tenth WTO Ministerial Conference (MC10) in Nairobi and provide political guidance to our Member States;
Brussels, 22 October 2015/ ACP: Trade Ministers from the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States are committed to a successful outcome at the Tenth Ministerial Conference of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), calling on WTO member countries to affirm their commitment to the Doha Development Agenda, in particular on the core areas in the negotiations that are important to developing countri
Brussels, 16 October 2015/ ACP: ACP Secretary General H.E Dr. Patrick Gomes met with the Prime Minister of Senegal H.E Mohammed Dionne on the margins of the Rebranding Africa Forum held in Brussels. Also pictured is the Ambassador of Senegal to the EU H.E Amadou Diop (right).
Good morning: May I begin by conveying my apologies for not being able to be with you yesterday given the demand to be in Luxembourg with the EU’s Court of Auditors, the current EU’s presidency of Luxembourg and the Commissioner of International and Development Cooperation.
Brussels, 21 October 2010/ ACP: Ministers and senior officials of trade from more than 50 member countries of the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States are in Brussels for two days to decide on a common strategic position in the lead up to the Tenth Ministerial Conference of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) to be held in Nairobi, Kenya on 15-18 December.
The WTO Conference is the highest decision-making body and meets every two years. It can take decisions on all matters under any of the multilateral trade agreements.
Opening statement by Hon. Joshua Setipa, Chairman of the ACP Ministers of Trade Meeting and Minister of Trade & Industry of Lesotho, 20 October 2015, Brussels
Delivered at the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Ministers of Trade meeting on 20-21 October to discuss a ACP position for the 10th Ministerial Conference of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) to be held in Nairobi, Kenya 15-18 December.
Colleague Ministers, Distinguished delegates, Ladies and Gentlemen,