ACP-EU Council of Ministers

Conseil des Ministres ACP-UE

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URL: http://www.acp.int/
URL: http://www.consilium.europa.eu/

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Founded

1977 Brussels Belgium

History

1977, Brussels (Belgium), under T-XT7543 - ACP-EEC Convention (Lomé convention); formalized following conclusion of T-XT7979 - Second ACP-EEC Convention (Lomé II), Oct 1979; currently under T-XT8967 - Fourth ACP-EEC Convention (Lomé IV), signed 15 Dec 1989, entered into force Mar 1990, for a period of 10 years, revised 4 Nov 1995, Mauritius. T-XT0080 - ACP-EU Partnership Agreement (Cotonou agreement), signed 23 Jun 2000, Cotonou (Benin), and entered into force, Apr 2003, for a period of 20 years. Revised 25 Jun 2005, Luxembourg; 22 Jun 2010, Ouagadougou. Original title: ACP-EC Council of Ministers – Conseil des Ministres ACP-CE.

Aims

Establish broad lines of work to be undertaken under ACP-EU Partnership Agreement.

Events

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Structure

Council, meeting annually, brings together ministers from signatory states of the Cotonou Agreement, ie most member states of F-XF0671 - African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP Group) and all Member States of the F-XF2147 - European Union (EU). It comprises members of E-XE3068 - Council of the European Union and E-XE2442 - European Commission (EC), and a member of government of each ACP state. President (6-month term) is alternately a member of the Council of the European Union and a member of government of an ACP state. It is assisted by 'ACP-EU Committee of Ambassadors'. Secretaries (2), one appointed by ACP Group and one by the EU, run both the ACP-EU Council and the ACP-EU Committee of Ambassadors, as well as committees and sub-committees. ACP-EU Committee of Ambassadors is supervisory authority of E-XF0237 - Centre technique de coopération agricole et rurale (CTA).

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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions

UIA Org ID

XE4168

Last News

2018

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