Statement by the Secretary General at the ACP celebration of International Women's Day, 5 March 2015, Brussels
Thank you for the opportunity to address you on this auspicious occasion – the celebration of international women’s day. I wish to take this opportunity to thank the Secretariat for organising this event, in particular, the Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs and Human Development, Mme. Michèle Dominique Raymond, who has taken the lead in organising this event for the past 4 years.
The Secretary-General of the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States, Dr. Patrick I. Gomes, has been keenly monitoring the fifth stage of the negotiations between the Government of the Republic of Mali and the Movements signatory to the Roadmap of 24 July 2014.
“African cotton at a crossroads”: Marking 10 years of the EU-Africa Partnership on Cotton in Cotonou, Benin
PHOTO OF THE DAY: ACP Secretary General meets President of the Republic of Congo H.E. Denis Sassou-Nguesso
Inaugural statement of the Secretary General Dr. Patrick Gomes to the ACP Committee of Ambassadors, 2 March 2015, Brussels
The event for which we are gathered this evening takes place in the year that makes the milestone 40th Anniversary of the creation of the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group of States by the Georgetown Agreement on June 6, 1975.
Statement by the Chairman of the ACP Committee of Ambassadors H.E. Roy Mickey Joy, welcoming the new Secretary General, 2 March 2015, Brussels
Opening remarks by the Secretary General at the 2nd Meeting of ACP Ministers of Health, 25 February 2015, Brussels
Brussels, 24 February 2015/ ACP: African, Caribbean and Pacific countries are amongst those which spend the least, per citizen, of their national budgets to ensure access and equity to health care for their populations.