Angola chairs committee session of OACPS ambassadors

  • A European Union building, Brussels
Luanda – The President of the Committee of Ambassadors of the Organisation of African, Caribbean and Pacific States (OACPS) Mário de Azevedo Constantino chaired Thursday a special session of the body he leads.

The organisation states in its note that the session held in Brussels, Belgium, received the President of Guinea Bissau Umaro Sissoco Emalo, who visited that country.

 

Delivering his welcome speech, Mário de Azevedo Constantino highlighted, among other aspects, the implementation of the new partnership in the economy and the initiatives for the recovery in post-covid-19 pandemic era.

 

According to ambassador, the president Umaro Sissoco Embalo visit coincides with an important period in the life of the organisation, which is working on operation of dispositions of the revised Georgetown Agreement and, at the same time, to improve the inter regional cooperation.

 

He said that following the signing of the new Partnership Agreement of ACP and the European Union (EU), the organisation is working on creation of structures and necessary mechanisms for its effectiveness.

 

According to the Angolan diplomat, the new Agreement opens room for cooperation with EU and demands the countries of the organisation to put into practice the principles of subsidiary, complementary and personality which add value in the Intra ACP relations.

 

He also said a new Agreement to reinforce the continent and regional agendas, like that of 2063 in Africa, will contribute to the deepening and enlargement of the regional integration in Caribbean and Pacific zone.

 

Angola started on 01 August a six-month presidency at the helm of  Committee of Ambassadors and the Council of Ministers of ACP.

The organisation states in its note that the session held in Brussels, Belgium, received the President of Guinea Bissau Umaro Sissoco Emalo, who visited that country.

 

Delivering his welcome speech, Mário de Azevedo Constantino highlighted, among other aspects, the implementation of the new partnership in the economy and the initiatives for the recovery in post-covid-19 pandemic era.

 

According to ambassador, the president Umaro Sissoco Embalo visit coincides with an important period in the life of the organisation, which is working on operation of dispositions of the revised Georgetown Agreement and, at the same time, to improve the inter regional cooperation.

 

He said that following the signing of the new Partnership Agreement of ACP and the European Union (EU), the organisation is working on creation of structures and necessary mechanisms for its effectiveness.

 

According to the Angolan diplomat, the new Agreement opens room for cooperation with EU and demands the countries of the organisation to put into practice the principles of subsidiary, complementary and personality which add value in the Intra ACP relations.

 

He also said a new Agreement to reinforce the continent and regional agendas, like that of 2063 in Africa, will contribute to the deepening and enlargement of the regional integration in Caribbean and Pacific zone.

 

Angola started on 01 August a six-month presidency at the helm of  Committee of Ambassadors and the Council of Ministers of ACP.