Brussels, 22 October 2012/ ACP: ACP Ministers of Culture have launched an appeal for a renewed commitment to the development of the cultural sector in their regions. Dubbed the Brussels Resolution, the 32-point document comes after several days of active deliberations at the 3rd Meeting for ACP Ministers of Culture held last week.
Welcome speech by the Secretary General at the opening of the 3rd Meeting of ACP Ministers of Culture, 17 October 2012
Honourable Ministers; Your Excellencies; Our friends of the Press; Ladies and Gentlemen,
On behalf of the ACP Secretariat, and in my own name, I welcome you all to ACP House – your own house. This third meeting of the Ministers of Culture could not have come at a more opportune time.
Brussels, 16 October 2012/ ACP: The President of the Republic of Gabon has invited political peers from Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific (ACP) to focus seriously on the future course of the ACP Group as an international alliance during a major leaders’ conference this December.
Brussels, 16 October 2012/ ACP: The Zambian Embassy communicated the passing of Her Excellency the former First Lady of Zambia Mrs. Betty Kaunda, which occurred on Tuesday 18 September.
Brussels, 16 October 2012/ ACP: The Republic of Gabon is on due course to achieving socio-economic success, assured President Ali Bongo Ondimba on Tuesday while briefing the ACP Committee of Ambassadors on the nation’s 15-year Strategic Plan for an Emerging Gabon (SPEG).
Brussels, 15 October 2012/ ACP: Senior officials from Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific (ACP) in charge of cultural matters are rallying in Brussels for two days this week in the lead up to the 3rd ACP Ministers of Cultures meeting on 17 and 18 October.
Brussels, 3 October 2012/ ACP: The Prime Minister of Togo, H.E Kwesi Séléagodji Ahoomey-Sunu concluded a 1-day trip to Brussels on Tuesday with a visit to ACP Secretary General H.E Dr Mohamed Ibn Chambas.
Brussels, 2 October 2012/ ACP: The new Ambassador of the United Republic of Tanzania to the European Union (EU), H.E Dr Diodorus Kamala made a plea for solidarity amongst the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) States as the 79-member group weighs up options for the future on the way to reviewing its relations with the EU.
Brussels, 2 October 2012/ ACP: An Open Day event Brussels this week aims to raise awareness about the challenges faced in African, Caribbean and Pacific countries in the area of sustainable economic development, while promoting a “green path” to reducing poverty and building economies.