Ana Rita Sithole (Mozambique) and Carlos Zorrinho (Portugal) Co-Presidents of the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly, firmly condemn the ongoing coups in Niger and in Gabon and call for a swift return to the constitutional order.
The 43rd Session of the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly was held in Brussels, Belgium 24 - 28 June 2023
Statement by the Co-Presidents of the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly urging the Council to extend the Cotonou Agreement between the EU and the ACP countries
The Co-Presidents of the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly, Ms Ana Rita Sithole (Mozambique) and Mr Carlos Zorrinho (Portugal), express their utmost condemnation of the escalating violence between the different armed forces of Sudan, which has resulted in hundreds of lives lost, including many civilians.
Two years after the conclusion of negotiations on a new partnership agreement, the Post-Cotonou Agreement still has not been signed.
The three standing committees of the ACP-EU JPA will meet from 1 to 2 March 2023 in the OACPS House. A Joint committee meeting will take place on 2nd March to vote the amendments of the standing committee’s reports, this will be followed by the JPA Bureau (in camera), both at the EP premises.