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Guyana now ready to sign new OACP-EU pact – Todd
Having gotten the clarity it sought on areas of concern, Guyana says that it will now sign on to the Samoa Agreement – successor to the Cotonou Agreement that the Organisation of African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (OACPS) has with the European Union (EU).
Guyana seeks clarity from EU before signing Samoa Agreement
While the Samoa Agreement comes into force at the start of 2024, Guyana has not yet signed on.
Tanzania signs Samoa agreement
TANZANIA government has signed new partnership agreement with the Organisation of African, Caribbean and Pacific States (OACPS) and the European Union (EU) with its member states.
Jamaica signs Samoa Agreement
The Jamaican Government signed the Samoa Agreement at the headquarters of the Organisation of African, Caribbean and Pacific States (OACPS) in Brussels, Belgium.
Holdouts cast shadow over new EU pact with African, Caribbean and pacific states
The EU this week finally sealed an agreement on a new treaty that will govern relations with the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) community, but the refusal of 35 of the 79 ACP states to sign it has cast a shadow over its merits.
ACP-EU cooperation: the new Samoa agreement finally signed
The new agreement will be signed on November 15 and will constitute the framework for relations between the EU and 78 countries in Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific.
Jamaica to delay signing Samoa Agreement, says Johnson Smith
The Government of Jamaica will delay its signing of the post-Cotonou Agreement in Samoa (Samoa Agreement) in order to facilitate ongoing consultations, says Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade.
EU-Kenya Economic Partnership Agreement closer to approval
The EU-Kenya Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) has today taken a step towards approval, with the Commission sending to the Council proposals for its signature and conclusion.
New successor agreement to Cotonou accord to be signed in ’coming months’
A new accord will be officially signed in "the coming months" by the European Union (EU) and the 79-member Organisation of African, Caribbean and Pacific States (OACPS), it has been officially announced.
EU-Kenya deal paints gloomy picture for EAC trade ties
Due to Kenya’s economic partnership agreement with the EU, it will be difficult for Uganda to differentiate similar goods coming from Kenya, from those manufactured in the EU.
EU, Latin America at odds on Ukraine and Mercosur trade ahead of big summit
European and Latin American countries are miles apart on Ukraine and a Mercosur trade deal. The working text also eliminates references to the proposed signature of a deal between the EU and 79 countries of the Organization of African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States .
S&Ds: Equal partnership with Africa, Caribbean and Pacific Countries to address global challenges
After five days of intense debates, a vote on resolutions and visits on the ground, the 43rd session of the Joint Plenary Assembly among the African, Caribbean, Pacific Countries and the EU (JPA ACP-EU) has ended.
Elizabeth Morgan | OACPS/EU – Post-Cotonou Agreement still in limbo
Wednesday, April 5, 2023 was the third anniversary of the establishment, as a full international organisation, of the Organization of African, Caribbean and Pacific States (OACPS).
Hungary digs in against Europe’s Africa-Caribbean-Pacific deal
Something has to give, and it’s either Hungary, the European Union, or a decadeslong partnership between the EU and 79 African, Caribbean, and Pacific states that many say has had its day.
EU-Kenya business forum: Ruto pushes for EU-EAC economic partnership deal
The first European Union-Kenya Business Forum concluded on Wednesday Feb.22 in capital, Nairobi, with Kenya’s William Ruto urging the EU to conclude economic partnership deal with the East African Community (EAC) regional bloc.
Macron puts EU deal with Africa, Caribbean, Pacific on death watch
It took one sentence in the wee hours of Friday morning for Emmanuel Macron to put more than seven years of work by the European Commission and others in mortal jeopardy.
Post-Cotonou deal in danger as concerns grow over ratification delay
The political agreement between the EU and the 79-member African, Caribbean and Pacific community is at growing risk of collapse and remains unratified, eighteen months after been concluded by EU and ACP negotiators.
Urgent mobilisation against the signing of the Samoa Agreement to succeed the Cotonou Agreement
The agreement was concluded between the chief negotiators (foreign or trade ministers) in December 2020 and initialled on 15 April 2021 in Samoa.
Successor to EU-Africa Cotonou treaty marks ‘turning point’, says EU
The EU and African, Caribbean and Pacific Community on Thursday (15 April) finalised the successor to the Cotonou agreement, bringing a close to two and a half years of negotiations and repeated delays.