The Prime Minister, Head of Government, Chief Dr Joseph Dion Ngute is in Nairobi, Kenya where he is representing the Head of State at the 9th summit of Heads of State and Government of the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group.
The summit which runs from December 9-10 is placed under the theme; “A Transformed ACP: Committed to Multilateralism”. The summit opened today after a three-day Ministerial Session that ran from 6 to 8 December at the same venue.
The Summit comes at an auspicious time for the ACP Group as it prepares to finalise the Post-Cotonou negotiations as well as the revision to its Constitutive Act, the Georgetown Agreement. At the 110th Session of the ACP Council of Ministers which will precede the Summit, Ministers will appoint the next Secretary General for the term 2020 to 2025. The tenure of the current Senior Management Team expires on 28 February 2020.