Address by the President of Kenya H.E Uhuru KENYATTA at the 39th session of the ACP-EU Council of Ministers, 19 June 2014, Nairobi - Kenya

Honourable Dr. Abdalla Kigoda, Co-President of the ACP Council of Ministers and Minister for Industry, Trade and Marketing, United Republic Tanzania;
Honourable Kyriakos GERONTOPOULOS, Co-President of the EU Council of Ministers;
Mr. Alhaji Muhammad Mumuni, ACP Secretary-General;
Distinguished Ladies and Gentlemen;

It is a great honour for me, on behalf of my government and the Eastern Africa region, to join Honorable Ministers and delegates to this 39thSession of the ACP-EU Council of Ministers meeting.

Next ACP Secretary General to come from the Caribbean

Brussels, 19 June 2014/ ACP: The next Secretary General of the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group for 2015-2020 shall be appointed from the Caribbean region, the ACP Council confirmed this week at its 99th session in Nairobi, Kenya.

The Secretary General holds executive powers and heads the Brussels-based ACP Secretariat, which is the administrative and technical body of the ACP Group. The Secretariat provides policy guidance and technical expertise to the Organs of the Group, and monitors the ACP-EU Partnership Agreement.

Address by the President of the ACP Council of Ministers, Hon. Dr. Abdallah OMARI KIGODA, Minister for Industry and Trade of Tanzania at the Opening - 39th session of the ACP-EU Joint Council of Ministers, 19 June 2014, Nairobi - Kenya

Your Excellency Hon, Uhuru KENYATTA, C.G.H., President and Commander-in-Chief of the Defence Forces, of the Republic of Kenya;
Co-President,
Honourable Ministers, Distinguished Colleagues,
Mr Andris PIEBALGS, EU Commissioner for Development,
Hon. Alhaji Muhammad MUMUNI, ACP Secretary-General,
Your Excellencies Ambassadors and Plenipotentiaries,
Ladies and Gentlemen,

 

KAARIBUNI SANA,

Suriname's Foreign Minister foresees crucial talks at upcoming ACP leaders' Summit

Brussels, 19 June 2014/ ACP: The Minister for Foreign Affairs for the Republic of Suriname, H.E Mr. Winston Lackin confirmed his government’s commitment to hosting the 8th ACP Summit for Heads of State and Government, in the capital Paramaribo on 6th and 7th November.

ITC, ACP sign agreement to enhance cooperation

Nairobi, 18 June 2014/ ACP: On the occasion of the 99th Session of the ACP Council Ministers taking place in Nairobi from 16 - 18 June 2014, the Secretary General of the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP Group), H. E. Alhaji Muhammad Mumuni and the Executive Director of the International Trade Center (ITC), Ms Arancha Gonzalez, signed today 18 June 2014 at the Jomo Kenyatta International Conference Centre (KICC), a Memorandum of Understanding to enhance the cooperation between their two Organizations.

Statement by the President of the Council of Ministers, Hon. Dr. Abdallah OMARI KIGODA - Minister for Industry & Trade of Tanzania at the Opening of the 99th session of the ACP Council of Ministers, 17 June 2014, Nairobi - Kenya

Your Excellency Honourable William RUTO;
Deputy President of the Republic of Kenya;
Honourable Fellow Ministers;
Your Excellencies Ambassadors and Heads of Mission;
Honourable Alhaji Muhammad MUMUNI, Secretary-General of the ACP Group of States; Distinguished Guests;
Ladies and Gentlemen;

HAMJAMBO!

 

Ambassadors of Togo, Malawi farewelled in Brussels

Brussels, 17 June 2014/ ACP: The ACP Committee of Ambassadors bid farewell to two distinguished colleagues on Thursday 12th June, including the Dean of the ACP Diplomatic Corps and Ambassador of the Republic of Togo, H.E Félix-Kodjo Sagbo, as well as the Ambassador of Malawi, H.E. Dr. Brave R. Ndisale.

Statement by the ACP Secretary General at the Opening Session 99th session of the ACP Council of Ministers, 17 June 2014, Nairobi

Honourable Dr Abdallah OMARI KIGODA, Minister for Industry and Trade of the Republic of Tanzania of the United Republic of Tanzania and

President of the ACP Council of Ministers; Honourable Ministers,

Your Honourable Adan Mohamed, Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Industrialization and Enterprise Development, Government of Kenya,  

Excellencies ACP Ambassadors and High-Commissioners accredited to Brussels and Kenya,

Roundtable interrogates the ACP-EU partnership and its role in global governance

Brussels, 11 June 2014/ ACP: Frank, open critiques of the ACP-EU relationship and ACP Group, as well as constructive proposals on how to enhance their relevance in global affairs were the highlight of a stimulating and provocative debate held at the ACP House on Friday 6th June.

ACP Heads of State and Government to meet in Suriname

Brussels, 11 June 2014: The 8th ACP Summit of Heads of State and Government is set to take place on 6-7 November in Paramaribo, Suriname under the theme “Repositioning the ACP Group to fulfill the aspirations of our Peoples.”

Leaders of 79 member countries from Sub-Saharan Africa, the Caribbean and Pacific regions are expected to address key development issues, especially in the context of the post-2015 agenda, covering areas such as human security, climate change, trade and private sector growth, and development finance.


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