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ACP ? EU relations is ripe for next level of engagement

Kenya, Dec. 9 -- By Pita Ligaiula in Nairobi, Kenya As the Cotonou Partnership Agreement runs towards its completion, it is clear that the ACP-European Union is ripe for the next level of engagement,... Read More


ACP Ministerial Conference on sugar long overdue: Fiji Foreign Minister

Kenya, Dec. 9 -- By Pita Ligaiula in Nairobi, Kenya Fiji's Foreign and Defence Minister Inia Seruiratu has pleaded with ACP sugar producing countries to come forward and express interest to host the ... Read More


ACP Budget for 2020 approved by Council of Ministers

Kenya, Dec. 9 -- By Pita Ligaiula in Nairobi, Kenya The Africa, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Council of Ministers has approved the Secretariat budget for 2020 with a total expenditure of Euro15.908, 6... Read More


ACP countries must speak with one voice to combat climate change

Kenya, Dec. 9 -- By Pita Ligaiula in Nairobi, Kenya The 79-member ACP Group of States has been urged to speak with 'one voice' in the fight against climate change. Deputy President of Kenya, Dr Will... Read More


Calls for ACP to lead fight against terrorism

Kenya, Dec. 9 -- By Pita Ligaiula in Nairobi, Kenya Kenya's deputy President Dr William Ruto has called on Africa, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group of States to lead the way in the fight against ter... Read More


Pacific priorities at halfway stage of 16th Tuna Commission Annual Meeting

Papua, Dec. 8 -- By Lealaiauloto Aigaletaule'ale'a F. Tauafiafi Port Moresby, PNG At the midway point of the Tuna Commission meeting in Papua New Guinea, Pacific members are generally pleased with pr... Read More


Samoa's measles death toll rises to 70

Samoa, Dec. 8 -- Samoa's Ministry of Health has confirmed the number of deaths from the measles outbreak has risen to 70, as of last night. The latest update reveals that 112 new cases have been repo... Read More


US$10.7 million response and recovery appeal launched

Samoa, Dec. 5 -- Last week the Government of Samoa mandated the United Nations to assist the development of a national appeal in response to the rapidly spreading epidemic. The Prime Minister of Samo... Read More


UN says online anti-vaxxers fueling Samoa measles deaths

Samoa, Dec. 5 -- Social media giants must crack down on anti-vaccination posts that are fueling Samoa's deadly measles epidemic from afar, UNICEF's Pacific islands chief said Thursday. Sheldon Yett, ... Read More


Extraordinary breach of legal rights in Nauru - Law Society

Nauru, Dec. 5 -- The trial of 12 people without legal representation in Nauru's Supreme Court is an extraordinary breach of individual rights and the rule of law, the New Zealand Law Society's Rule of... Read More