ACP-EU joint Parliamentary Assembly in Lome

18/11/2011
ACP-EU joint Parliamentary Assembly in Lome

MEPs and their counterparts from African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries will discuss the consequences of the Arab spring in Sub-Saharan Africa, the food crisis, and the impact of indebtness on the financing of development at their meeting from 19 to 23 November in Lomé, capital of Togo. At the 22nd EU-ACP Joint Parliamentary Assembly, MEPs will also examine the health and energy challenges facing developing countries, as well as the situation of young people.

The EU-ACP Joint Parliamentary Assembly (JPA) brings together elected representatives of the European Union and the ACP countries, that is MEPs and MPs from 78 states that have signed the Cotonou Agreement, the basis for ACP-EU development cooperation.

The European Parliament's delegation in Lomé will be chaired by JPA Co-President Louis MICHEL (ALDE, BE).

JPA members meet in standing committees (on Political Affairs, on Economic Development, Finance and Trade, and on Social Affairs and Environment) and in plenary. Plenary sessions are held twice a year, alternately in an ACP and an EU country. The last session took place from 16 to 18 May 2011 in Budapest, Hungary.

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IL NE FALLAIT PAS MANQUER

Le Togo se mobilise en faveur des sinistrés

Cédéao

Faure Gnassingbé a effectué jeudi une visite de quelques heures en Sierra-Leone pour évaluer l’ampleur des dégâts.

PPAAO : nouvel appui de la Banque mondiale

Coopération

La Banque mondiale a accordé un financement additionnel pour l'amélioration de la productivité agricole au Togo.

L'heure est à la clarification

Social

Les employeurs rechignent à offrir à leur personnel une protection sociale digne de ce nom. Pourtant les textes sont précis.

Fraude avérée selon la FTF

Sport

En mai dernier, un match de D1 opposant Gbikinti de Bassar et Maranatha s’était soldé sur un score de 11 à 0 !