The successor to Cotonou Partnership Agreement between the African Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) States and the European Union must take into account the inherent and exogenous vulnerabilities of the Caribbean Forum of the ACP States (CARIFORUM) as critical elements in the negotiations.
A Statement of the CARIFORUM Council of Ministers said that successor agreement also had to the take into account the development priorities of the ACP, including CARIFORUM’s priorities, and must aim at sustainable, inclusive and resilient development of the ACP regions.
The Council of Ministers met in St. Kitts and Nevis, 26-27 March, 2018.
— Hon. Kamina J Smith (@kaminajsmith) March 27, 2018
At the opening ceremony, CARIFORUM Director General, Mr. Percival Marie, said that the meeting was timely and extremely vital. (more…)