Participants at e ACP-EU-IOM regional ematic meetings in Vanuatu. Photo IOM Akuila Ratu: Visas, mobility and cooperation in e Pacific. e Pacific region is facing an array of economic, security and environmental challenges, particularly wi e depletion of natural resources and e stress on livelihoods at come wi climate change. rough its Ministry of Internal Affairs, e Government of Vanuatu requested support to e Action to recommend a new visa policy and processes at support e national Vanuatu development process rough a report including recommendations on a new visa policy. 23, · Following e meeting e Vanuatu Government will be putting e following proposals to e ACP-EU: ACP-EU Parliamentarians can voice eir concern and ey can support Papuan rights, including e right to self- ‐ determination by rallying to e call from e 8 Pacific Island Countries for justice and respect for e right to self. e Government of Vanuatu wishes to improve e ga ering of intelligence and security data for e Vanuatu Police Force by collecting data on bo trafficking in human beings and smuggling of migrants. e intervention will assist e Vanuatu Police Force,for e first time, to systematically collect and store data on B and smuggling of migrants. 18, · Delegates have started arriving in Port Vila for e 14 regional meeting of Africa, Caribbean and Pacific/European Union (ACP/EU) Parliamentary Assembly being hosted by Vanuatu at will open at e National Convention Centre tomorrow morning.. e Chairman of e local Taskforce Committee organizing e program for e meeting, e Acting Clerk of Parliament, Leon Teter, says . Vanuatu and e EU A Window on e World - Personal blog by HR/VP Jo Borrell. e EU and Vanuatu can look back over 36 years of cooperation in e context of e EU-ACP partnership. is partnership is based on e legacy of a shared history, common . 07, · e report of e ACP/EU meeting at was held from y 19 – 21 is year has been completed and handed to e government. Chairman of e Task force Committee, Leon Teter, said at he is very happy at despite e limited time e team . COVID-19: MEPs call for solidarity wi developing countries in combatting e coronavirus e 18 Regional Meeting of e ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly took place in Maseru (Leso o) 20 – . e EU's trade relationship wi e Pacific states (Papua New Guinea, Fiji and Samoa) is set by an Economic Partnership agreement.. e agreement was ratified by e European Parliament in uary and by Papua New Guinea in . Business Meetings in Vanuatu. Vanuatu has hosted several regional and international meetings such as e African Caribbean Pacific / European Union conferences and regionally, Tok Tok tradeshows are an all year round highlight for travel and hospitality professionals. Vanuatu has seen a surge of people travelling for business. On behalf of e Government and people of St Lycia and e Caribbean region, it is a privilege for me to welcome you all to e 37 session of e ACP-EU Council of Ministers. Meeting in is tropical paradise of Vanuatu – e Eternal Land – has been an inspiration in itself. People and children of Vanuatu, Ladies and gentlemen, On behalf of e Government and people of St Lycia and e Caribbean region, it is a privilege for me to welcome you all to e 37 session of e ACP-EU Council of Ministers. Meeting in is tropical paradise of Vanuatu – e Eternal Land – has been an inspiration in itself. Speaker of Parliament: Hon. Esmon Saimon e Republic of Vanuatu is pleased to host e 14 Regional meeting (Pacific Region) of e ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly in Port Vila from 19 to 21st y . Established wi a common desire to bring toge er elected representatives of e Members of e European Parliament and e elected representatives of e Pacific (ACP. Flying Angel Vanuatu, e Happiest Country You Never Heard of! by jecyl on 28... 0 comments. Flying Angel Vanuatu, e Happiest Country You Never Heard. Distinguished delegates, e Vanuatu Government stands prepared to ensure a successful outcome of e ACP-EU meeting. I wish you all very fruitful deliberations over e course of e week ahead. Please enjoy e m hospitality of e Vanuatu people particularly e m of e people of Efate. 20, · For at, I wish to register, on behalf of e Government and e People of e Republic of Vanuatu, our sincere gratitude, and believer-affirm e Government of e Republic of Vanuatu’s commitment to stand in solidarity wi e ACP-EU relationship and e global community to maintain is momentum for fur er ambitious action. Learn alongside your ACP colleagues at stimulating educational events, local chapter meetings and our premier Internal Medicine Meeting. E EUROPEAN UNION EN Brussels, 15 e 11459/12 PRESSE 271 ACP-EU COUNCIL OF MINISTERS 37 meeting, Port Vila, 14-15 e Joint laration on Rio+20 We e ACP-EU Council of Ministers meeting in Port Vila, Vanuatu 14-15 e and taking into consideration e ACP-EU Partnership Agreement.. Strongly believe at e United. IPU to conduct needs assessment for Vanuatu Parliament. New Zealand and UNDP Streng en Partnership in support of Pacific Parliaments including Parliament of Vanuatu. Five parliamentary employees retire. . Parliament Meeting Next Mon . ACP/EU meeting report handed to e government. e President. Presidential Election. State Funeral. . e ACP-EU Council of Ministers held its 40 meeting in Brussels, Belgium, on 28 and 29 under e chairmanship of H.E. Mr Meltek Sato KILMAN LIVTUVANU, Minister for Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and External Trade of e Republic of Vanuatu and Co-President of e ACP-EU Council of Ministers. 12, · Pacific ACP (PACP) Leaders and eir representatives from Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia (FSM), Kiribati, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea (PNG), e Republic of e shall Islands, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Timor Leste, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu met on 8 in Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia. e Meeting was chaired by His . e Council started discussions on e nature and structure of future relations between e EU and ACP countries after e Cotonou Agreement expires in February . e discussion was based on e joint communication from e European Commission and e High Representative of 22 ember . Meetings of e Bureau and e Standing Committees. e meetings of e Bureau of e ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly and e ree Standing Committees (Committee on Political Affairs, Committee on Economic Development, Finance and Trade and Committee on Social Affairs and e Environment) took place between 9 and 11 2008 in Brussels (Belgium). e EU is a major trading partner for ACP countries, representing more an 21 of eir trade wi e world. e EU is Sub-Saharan Africa’s second-biggest trading partner (for e first time just behind China). e EU is e Caribbean region’s second-biggest trading partner behind e United States. and e EU is e Pacific region’s ird-biggest trading partner (China and Australia. 05, · Bulgaria is e current President of e EU. Minister Regenvanu also signed a Joint Communique announcing e establishment of diplomatic relations wi Mr. Cosmin Dinescu, Secretary General of e Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, ursday on e sidelines of e ACP-EU meeting. (Source: Vanuatu Daily Post 04 e ). • 37 ACP Parliamentary Assembly (PA) and ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly (JPA) Intersessional Meetings, Brussels, 17 -20 ch. • 38 PA and 29 JPA: Port Villa, Vanuatu, -17 e. • 39 ACP PA and ACP-EU JPA Intersessional Meetings: Brussels, 22-25 . • 40 PA & 30 JPA: Maputo, Mozambique, 2-9 ember. 04, · e Cotonou Partnership Agreement is a comprehensive, legally binding framework outlining relations between e ACP countries in Africa, e Caribbean and e Pacific (ACP) and e EU. It was signed in 2000 for a period of 20 years, between 79 ACP countries and 28 EU Member States (to be 27 after BREXIT). It is based on ree complementary pillars: development cooperation, economic . Pacific ACP meeting is to engage wi e European Union on fur er discussions and dialogue in e lead up to finalising a new agreement between e EU and African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of. 03, · Vanuatu’s Foreign Minister Meltek Sato Kilman Livtuvanu signed a Technical Cooperation Agreement (TCA) wi e largest Landlocked Country in e world, Kazakstan in Apia Samoa on 1st . e TCA signed between e Foreign Ministers of e two countries is an important step in advancing e relations between e two countries. e Technical Cooperation. 21 Six ACP-EU Ambassadors Meeting Discussion on future of e dialogue 14-15 e Joint ACP-EU Council of Ministers, Vanuatu. 11927/12 MC/es 9 ANNEX DG D 1 B LIMITE EN (G) E EU-CELAC MIGRATION DIALOGUE e EU and Latin America and e Caribbean have enjoyed a Strategic Partnership since e first bi-. Vanuatu: Streng ening e Institutional and Legal Framework for Disaster Risk Management: Meeting of e Small Island States Resilience Initiative Practitioners' Network: ACP-EU Natural Disaster Risk Reduction Program is a joined initiative of ACP, EU, e World Bank. 3 ACP-EU Dialogue on Migration and Development, Recommendations from e ACP-EU experts’ meeting on trafficking in human beings and smuggling of migrants (). Available from Vanuatu, Yap State (e Federated States of Micronesia) and e Delegation of e EU to Guyana. rough eir participation and interventions, ey provided us wi. 03, · Agreement part of ‘ongoing cooperation’ between nations. By Godwin Ligo. PORT VILA, Vanuatu (Vanuatu Daily Post, 2, ) – Vanuatu’s National security before, during and after e African, Caribbean and Pacific and European Union (ACP-EU) International Conference in Port Vila is of paramount importance to e Vanuatu police Force, Commander responsible for Corporate Services. 17, · Approximately 66 delegates to attend regional meeting. By Jonas Cullwick. PORT VILA, Vanuatu (Vanuatu Daily Post, y 18, ) – Delegates have started arriving in Port Vila for e 14 regional meeting of Africa, Caribbean and Pacific/European Union (ACP/EU) Parliamentary Assembly being hosted by Vanuatu at will open at e National Convention Centre tomorrow morning. 27, · A joint meeting of e ACP and EU Trade Ministers will be held on 26 ober to consider ways in which e key impediments to trade can be addressed. 2-3 Meeting (ACP Secretariat) on Development Strategy for Services Sector in ACP Countries, Brussels, Belgium 3-4 Pacific ACP Trade Ministers’ Meeting, Tongatapu, Tonga 4 62nd meeting of e ACP-EU Committee of Ambassadors, Brussels, Belgium (agenda) 8-12 EAC-EU Technical Officials Meeting, Mombasa, Kenya. e European Union (EU) and e Republic of Fiji (Fiji) held eir fif High Level Political Dialogue under article 8 of e Africa, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP) - EU Partnership (Cotonou) Agreement in Suva, Fiji, on 27 and 28 ober . is was . Pacific ACP countries have begun a coordinated approach to e post-Cotonou arrangement negotiations. e Cotonou Agreement, which was signed in 2000 between e ACP Group of States and e European Union ends in February . e current 37 Session of e ACP-EU Joint Council of Ministers Meeting from e 14-15, is discussing issues at will define relations of e African, Caribbean and Pacific group and e European Union for e future. By Linny Folau in Port Vila. 05, · e leaders and representatives of 14 Pacific ACP states met in Apia, Samoa today to discuss concerns about significant delays in e programming of e EDF 11 Pacific Regional Indicative Programme (PRIP) and o er partnerships related to e EU. At a press conference after e meeting, Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat Secretary General, Dame. Pacific ACP States have reiterated eir desire to see progress in e current negotiations of e Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) wi e European Union but want contentious issues be dealt wi by e EU. Speaking on behalf of e Pacific ACP Group, e Associate Minister for Trade, Commerce and Industry of Samoa, Hon. Hans Joachim Keil. 41st PACIFIC ISLANDS FORUM - PRESS RELEASE - 4 ust 20 - e 8 meeting of e Pacific ACP Leaders was held in Port Vila, Republic of Vanuatu Tuesday 3rd ust to discuss e progress of European Union assistance rough e European Development Fund (EDF) to . meeting of e EU-India High Level Dialogue on migration, held on 2 y in New Delhi. e) e Commission representative, in relation to e ACP-EU Dialogue on Migration, on e outcome of e ACP-EU Joint Ministerial Council, held on 14-15 e in Vanuatu. e Group had an exchange of views on is subject. Between and 2022, PACRES will: (i) streng en support for e Pacific Resilience Partnership of e Framework for Resilient Development in e Pacific (FRDP). (ii) provide additional support for Pacific ACP negotiators to e UN Framework to e Convention on Climate Change: (iii) support scaled-up adaptation pilots in five Pacific ACP countries not receiving similar support under GCCA+. e Cotonou Agreement expires in . A new agreement is being discussed between e EC and ACP's successor OACPS. Until e new agreement is concluded, e ACP-EU MD is dormant as of . e ACP-EU MD was supported by ACP Observatory on Migration in 20 - and e ACP-EU Migration Action in -. e Organisation of African, Caribbean and Pacific States (OACPS) is a group of countries in Africa, e Caribbean, and e Pacific at was created by e Georgetown Agreement in 1975. Formerly known as African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP), e organisation's main objectives are sustainable development and poverty reduction wi in its member states, as well as eir greater. 11, · PORT VILA, Vanuatu, e 11, CMC – e African, Pacific and Caribbean (ACP) group of countries Monday began a series of meetings here in preparation for crucial talks wi e European Union (EU. Feb 25, · e meetings in Brussels last week were attended by a Vanuatu technical fisheries delegation and e Secretariat of e ACP Group of States, e ACP FISH II Project, an EU . 27, · e ACP-EU Joint Council of Ministers, which meets 28, is expected to place a special focus on migration and discuss recommendations from an ACP-EU experts' meeting on trafficking in human beings and smuggling of migrants following e unacceptable loss of ousands of lives in e Mediterranean Sea as people try to reach Europe.