Photo above is of Haiti’s Foreign Minister, Lener Renauld, left, who will Chair the meeting. Photo credit: OPACH.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Mar 12, (CMC) – Issues relating to the 10th and 11th European Development Fund (EDF) will be among matters discussed, when the Council of Ministers of the Caribbean Forum (CARIFORUM) a subgroup of the African, Caribbean and Pacific group of states (ACP), meets here, next week.
The March 17 meeting, which will be chaired by Haiti’s Foreign Minister, Lener Renauld, will also discuss the Caribbean Regional Indicative Program (CRIP), the implementation of the CARIFORUM-EU Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA), the Future of the ACP, including the Eighth ACP Summit of ACP Heads of State and Government, scheduled for May 31-June 1, 2016 in Papua, New Guinea.
The CARIFORUM Secretariat said, that the meeting will also discuss the future of the ACP-European Union relations in the post-Cotonou period.
“The Meeting will also focus on recent EU developments on financial services and receive reports from the two CARIFORUM institutions, the Caribbean Export Development Agency and the Caribbean Regional Information and Translation Institute,” the Secretariat said, in a statement.