PRESS RELEASE: Targeted, effective cooperation between the EIB and the Finance Ministry in the fight against poverty in the ACP countries
Luxembourg, 5 July 2011 - The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg and the European Investment Bank are joining forces on a third technical assistance operation in support of microfinance. Luc Frieden, Finance Minister, and Philippe Maystadt, EIB President, today signed a new cooperation agreement that will bring together the expertise, networks and resources of the EIB and the Finance Ministry in order to develop microfinance and the private sector in the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries.
ACP PRESS RELEASE – July 3 2011 – A high level meeting organised by the European Centre for Development Policy Management (ECDPM) was concluded on Friday in the beautiful city of Maastricht, The Netherlands.
SPEECH: Statement by H.E Dr Mohamed Ibn Chambas, Secretary-General of the ACP Group of States during the meeting of the ACP Committee of Ambassadors and the European Investment Bank on 4 July 2011, EIB Headquarters, Luxemburg
H. E. Mr. Philippe Maystadt, President of the European Investment Bank, Excellencies, Distinguished Ambassadors, Ladies and Gentlemen, Let me begin by thanking the European Investment Bank for hosting this meeting and for welcoming us so warmly.
SPEECH: Statement by H.E Mr. Usman Alhaji Baraya Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Chairman of the ACP Committee of Ambassadors during the meeting of the ACP Committee of Ambassadors and the European Investment Bank on 4 July 2011, EIB Headqu
Mr. Philippe Maystadt,
President of the European Investment Bank (EIB),
Mr. P. Sakellaris, Vice President,
Distinguished Executives of the EIB,
Ladies and Gentlemen,
On behalf of the Committee of Ambassadors and in my own name, I would like to thank the EIB for inviting us to this meeting and for the warm welcome.
ACP Press Release – Friday 24 June 2011: African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Secretary-General Dr. Mohamed Ibn Chambas today received the prestigious Crans Montana Foundation Prize along with other global leaders in Brussels, Belgium.
Dr. Chambas expressed his gratitude to the Crans Montana Forum Foundation for such an honour, especially when he was in a distinguished company of those that received the honour this year and those before them.
PRESS RELEASE: Liege’s bid to host World Expo 2017 top on agenda during ACP Committee of Ambassadors visit
ACP Press Release: 22 June 2011: Members of the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Committee of Ambassadors visited the Belgian city of Liege today on the invitation of the Colleges and the city. The visit was organised by the City of Liege in partnership with the Organisation of La Francophine (OIF) in Brussels. The intention of the visit was to allow the ACP Ambassadors to visit key sites in the city and to meet with leaders of the province which is bidding to host the World Expo in 2017.