Addis Ababa, 27 November 2013/ ACP-EU JPA: The international community must continue to provide substantial, coordinated and more effective aid to people affected by the atrocities of war in the Great Lakes region, in particular in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), said MEPs and MPs from the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) in Addis Ababa on 27 November.
Addis Ababa, 22 November 2013/ ACP: African Members of Parliament called for intensified support from the ACP Group and the international community for the worsening security situation in the Central African Republic, during political meetings held this week in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Addis Ababa, 22 November 2013/ ACP: Legislators from Africa, Caribbean and the Pacific meeting for the 34th ACP Parliamentary Assembly spoke vigorously on the rule of law and the role of judiciary in their countries, with some MPs backing a declaration against recent proceedings of the UN’s International Criminal Court involving serving African leaders.
Statement by the Secretary General at the 34th session of the ACP Parliamentary Assembly, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 22 November 2013
Honourable Dr. Joyce Laboso,
President of the ACP Parliamentary Assembly,
Chairman of the ACP Committee of Ambassadors,
Members of the ACP Parliamentary Assembly,
Ladies and Gentlemen,
I am glad to welcome you to Addis-Ababa, Ethiopia, for the meetings of the 34th Session of the ACP Parliamentary Assembly and 26th Session of the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly.
Addis Ababa, 20 November 2013: More than 200 Members of Parliament from ACP and EU member states will meet in the Ethiopian capital this week to discuss issues of shared concern at the 26th session of the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly from 25th to 27th November.
Brussels, 14 November 201/ GCCA/ ACP: On 5 November 2013, the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group of states agreed on a common position paper (1) on the International Conference on Climate Change which is taking place in Warsaw, Poland (2), outlining proposals to address critical areas for the ACP countries.
Brussels, 31 October 2013/ ACP: More than 15 EU-funded programmes aimed at sustainable growth in ACP countries were showcased at the 4th Open Day of the Sustainable Economic Development and Trade (SEDT) division of the ACP Secretariat in Brussels.
St George’s, GRENADA 31 October 2013/ ACP: Stakeholders from Caribbean governments, private sector bodies and civil society will tackle critical questions about the future outlooks of the ACP Group, including the region’s stakes in the world’s largest intergovernmental association of developing countries.
St George's. 31 October 2013/ CARICOM: A recently convened meeting of CARIFORUM States and regional partner institutions has been lauded as a significant step forward in deepening partnerships, in relation to the implementation of the CARIFORUM-EU Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA).