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On 28th September 2018 the ACP Group of States and the EU began negotiations for a successor Agreement to the Cotonou Agreement which comes to an end in February 2020. This section contains all you need to know about the negotiations.




Grants awarded under the EuropeAid call for proposals EuropeAid/164206/IH/ACT/Multi publié le 17.04.2019

Supporting the cultural and creative sectors in the ACP countries – Q&A #2 – 12/01/2020

Calls for Proposals and Tenders - ACP EU Culture Supporting the Cultural and Creative Sectors in ACP Countries

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Intra-ACP Programmes

ACP in Action: Interactive Map of Intra-ACP Projects in the Member States
Action Against Desertification
African Peace Facility
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Biodiversity and Protected Areas Management (BIOPAMA)
ACP Business Climate
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ACP-EU Development Minerals Programme
ACP-EU Energy Facility
ACP-EU Fish II Programme
Global Climate Change Alliance (GCCA Intra-ACP)
Hub & Spokes - Enhancing Trade Capacity in ACP
Initiative Francophone Por La Formation A Distance Des Maitres (IFADEM)
Intra-ACP Agricultural Policy Programme (APP)
Intra-ACP Academic Mobility Scheme
ACP Multilateral Environmental Agreements
ACP-EU Microfinance Programme
ACP-EU Migration Action
Minising the Illegal Killing of Elephants (MIKES)
ACP Mining Database
ACP MEAs (Multilateral Environmental Agreements)
ACP Multilateral Trading System Programme
ACP-EU Natural Disaster Risk Reduction Programme
ACP Observatory on Migration
Participatory Slum Upgrading Programme
Renewed Partnership: Strengthening pharmaceutical systems and improving access to quality medicines
ACP-EU Science and Technology
Strengthening Fishery Products
ACP-EU Technical Barriers to Trade Programme
ACP-EU Water Facility
Centre Technique de Coopération Agricole et Rurale (CTA)
Sustainable Wildlife Management (SWM) Programme  / Programme de gestion durable de la faune sauvage (SWM) 

New ACP-EU programme to build climate resilience in the Pacific

Majuro, 5 September 2013/SPC/EU: At the occasion of the Pacific Islands Forum (PIF), European Union Commissioner for Climate Action Mrs Connie Hedegaard and the Secretariat of the Pacific Community’s Director General Dr.

PRESS RELEASE: ACP Chief calls for urgent action on climate change at 44th Pacific Leaders Forum

Majuro, 5 September 2013/ ACP: The ACP Secretary General H.E Alhaji Muhammad Mumuni warned that failure to act on climate change “would lead to catastrophic consequences” for the Pacific Islands.

Statement by the Secretary General at the 44th Pacific Island Leaders' Forum, Majuro, Marshall Islands, 4 September 2013

Your Excellency, Hon. Christopher J Loek, Chairman of the Forum, President of the Republic of the Marshall Islands; Distinguished Heads of State and Government of the Pacific Islands Forum; Hon. Tuiloma Neroni Slade, Secretary-General of Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat; 
Heads of Regional and International Organizations; Members of the Diplomatic Corps; Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen
Mr Chairman

PRESS RELEASE: Statement by the ACP Secretary-General on the presidential election in Mali

Brussels, 19 August 2013/ ACP: The Secretary-General of the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States H.E Alahaji Muhammad Mumuni expressed delight at the smooth conduct of the two Presidential election rounds held in Mali on 28 July and 11 August 2013.

ACP trade and investment bank can close “immense” financing gaps, affirms study

Brussels, 15 August 2013/ ACP: Financing gaps worth more than USD 400 billion in ACP countries can be improved by setting up a major trade and investment bank to serve the Group’s 79 members, say experts.

INTERVIEW: ACP could be future 'power broker' for developing countries - Prof. Mirjam Van Reisen

Brussels, 15 August 2013/ACP:  Global politics has undergone major transformations over the past few decades, even arguably within the last several years. Meanwhile, the ACP is going through a period of 'self reflection' on how to reposition itself to be more effective on the global scene. 

PRESS RELEASE: Zimbabwe elections conducted in "peaceful and credible" way - ACP observers

Harare, 1 August 2013/ ACP: The ACP Committee of Ambassadors, in response to an invitation from the Government of the Republic of Zimbabwe, dispatched an Ambassadorial Mission to observe the harmonized elections - Presidential, Legislative and Local Government - held on 31 July 2013.


Declaration by the election observer mission of the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly to the presidential election in Mali, 28 July 2013

A historical day for Mali

For many reasons, it was a historic day for the Joint ACP-EU Parliamentary Assembly observer mission to the presidential election in Mali. The mission was jointly led by Mr. Patrice Tirolien for the EU side and Ms. Joyce Laboso for the ACP side.


PRESS RELEASE: ACP sends observation mission to the harmonised elections in Zimbabwe

Brussels, 29 July 2013/ ACP PRESS RELEASE: In response to an invitation from the Government of the Republic of Zimbabwe, the Committee of Ambassadors of the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group of States decided, at its 863rd meeting held in Brussels, Belgium on 4 July 2013, to send an ACP Ambassadorial Mission to observe the harmonized elections - Presidential, Legislative and Local Government - to be held on 31 July 2013.  

PRELIMINARY DECLARATION: ACP Observation Mission to the Legislative elections held in Togo on 25 July 2013

At the invitation of the Government of the Togolese Republic, a short-term election observer mission of the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group of States visited Lomé from 23 to 27 July to observe the legislative elections held on 25 July 2013.

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