Statement by the Hon. Maxine McClean, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade of Barbados and Spokesperson for the ACP Group of States at the 10th Ministerial Conference of the WTO, 16 December 2015, Nairobi
[Delivered during the plenary session of the 10th Ministerial Conference of the WTO, held 15-18 December 2015 in Nairobi, Kenya].
Nairobi, 14 December 2015/ ACP: Trade Ministers and officials from African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) nations gathered for a strategic preparatory meeting today, ahead of the 10th Ministerial Conference (MC10) of the World Trade Organisation in Nairobi, Kenya on 15-18 December.
Brussels, 14 December 2015/ ACP: The Secretary General of the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group of States H.E Dr. Patrick Gomes welcomes the historic outcome of the Paris Climate Change Conference (COP21), which accepted a global agreement on climate change on Saturday.
Brussels, 9 December 2015/ EP: ACP countries and the EU have a particular bond. In 2020, the ACP-EU partnership agreement, known as the Cotonou Agreement, will come to and end. But what will happen next? Is the EU still ACP countries' best friend? EPTV's Maha Ganem explores the issues with the Co-Presidents of the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly MEP Louis Michel and MP Fitz Jackson of Jamaica, in the margins of the 30th JPA session.
Paris, 8 December 2015/ ACP: The Secretary General of the ACP Group of States H.E Dr Patrick Gomes called for an international agreement on climate change that is ambitious, legally-binding and inclusive, while highlighting the strategy signed recently between the ACP and the European Union for €475 million to be dedicated to climate change, resilience building and the environment under the Intra-ACP envelope of the 11th European Development Fund up to 2020.
Paris, 8 December 2015/ ACP/ EC: As UN climate negotiations enter their final days, the European Union and the group of 79 African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) States today stressed their shared commitment for an ambitious and binding global climate deal to be agreed in Paris.