The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) shut down its activities in December 2020 at the end of its mandate. The administrative closure of the Centre was completed in November 2021.
Mar 22

ACP special Post-COP21 meeting

ACP special Post-COP21 meeting

Event Overview

To facilitate dialogue and discuss follow-up actions to implement the Paris COP-21 Agreement, focussing in particular on the key issues for the ACP Group, a number of actors will participate to the discussion sharing opinions and perspectives on follow-up actions and possible joint activities for partnerships. 

Participants will include representatives from ACP regions, the European Commission, South Centre and other invited stakeholders such as the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), representatives of groups including the Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS) and the Least Developed Countries (LDCS).

Based on the presentations and discussions, a document containing the key proposals on the way forward will be drafted. 

Georges Henrilaan 451, 1200 Sint-Lambrechts-Woluwe, Belgium


  • Hailu, Michael

    Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA)



  • ACP

    The African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP) is an organisation created by the Georgetown Agreement in 1975. It is composed of 79 African, Caribbean and Pacific states, with all of them, save Cuba, signatories to the Cotonou Agreement, also known as the "ACP-EC Partnership Agreement" which binds them to the European Union. There are 48 countries from Sub-Saharan Africa, 16 from the Caribbean and 15 from the Pacific. The Secretariat is responsible for the administrative management of the ACP Group. It assists the Group's decision-making and advisory organs in carrying out their work. The ACP Secretariat's headquarters is located in Brussels (Belgium). It is headed by an Executive Secretary-General who is responsible for implementing the Group's international policy, as well as directing and coordinating its cooperation policy.