Meetings

07 Apr 2024 STATEMENT BY H.E. MR. GEORGES REBELO PINTO CHIKOTI SECRETARY- GENERAL OF THE ORGANISATION OF AFRICAN, CARIBBEAN AND PACIFIC STATES (OACPS) ON THE OCCASION OF THE 30TH COMMEMORATION OF THE 1994 GENOCIDE AGAINST TUTSI IN RWANDA “Memory – Unity – Renewal”

STATEMENT BY H.E. MR. GEORGES REBELO PINTO CHIKOTI SECRETARY- GENERAL OF THE ORGANISATION OF AFRICAN, CARIBBEAN AND PACIFIC STATES (OACPS) ON THE OCCASION OF THE 30TH COMMEMORATION OF THE 1994 GENOCIDE AGAINST TUTSI IN RWANDA “Memory – Unity – Renewal”

05 Apr 2024 30th Commemoration of the GENOCIDE Against the Tutsi in Rwanda in 1994

The Organization of Africa, Caribbean and Pacific States in collaboration with the Embassy of the Republic of Rwanda in Belgium is organizing the 30th Commemoration of the Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda in 1994. This event is held annually in tandem with the 2004 decision of the 79th Session of the OACPS Council of Ministers.

08 Mar 2024 STATEMENT BY THE SECRETARY-GENERAL OF THE OACPS ON THE OCCASION OF INTERNATIONAL WOMENS DAY

his March 8, the Organisation of African, Caribbean and Pacific States joins the rest of the world in celebrating the International Women’s Day. On this occasion on behalf of the organisation, the Secretary-General H.E. Mr Georges Rebelo Pinto Chikoti is pleased to convey this special message to celebrate the remarkable achievements of women around the world. He recognizes the vital role that women play in shaping our societies, development and resilience. Their unique perspectives and leadership are crucial in building a more just and sustainable future.

19 Feb 2024 OACPS Livestreams | EU-OACPS JPA, Luanda, Angola.

OACPS Livestreams | EU-OACPS JPA, Luanda, Angola.

30 Nov 2023 Joint Statement of the Organisation of African, Caribbean and Pacific States and the European Union for COP 28

The 27 Member States of the European Union and the 79 Members of the Organisation of African, Caribbean and Pacific States (OACPS) States reaffirm their commitment to implement the Paris Agreement. We call for increased ambition on adaptation, loss and damage, mitigation, and scaled up finance, capacity building, and technology transfer. Furthermore, we call for accelerated climate action and a just transition that leaves no one behind.

15 Nov 2023 The Samoa Agreement is now a reality – the Organisation of African, Caribbean and Pacific States (OACPS) and European Union (EU) sign a new partnership agreement.

On 15 November 2023 the partnership between the European Union (EU) and its 27 Member States, and the 79 Member States of the Organisation of African Caribbean and Pacific States (OACPS) was solidified with the signing of the Samoa Agreement in Apia, Samoa. The historic signing ceremony a first to be held in the Pacific, was attended by more than 250 delegates from across the four continents. The EU and the African, Caribbean and Pacific states represent over 1.5 billion people and more than half of the seats at the United Nations.

13 Nov 2023 Statement by the Secretary General of the OACPS on International Fraud Awareness Week.

In  the  Constitutive   Act  of  the  Organisation   of  African,  Caribbean and  Pacific  States (OACPS),  the Member States reaffirm  their  commitment  to the principles  and objectives of the United Nations, in particular  those set  out in the United Nations Convention against Corruption, Organised  Crime and Economic Crime, including Money Laundering. As part of its partnership  with  the EU, the OACPS  is committed  to promoting  good economic and financial  governance in its Member States.

13 Oct 2023 Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR)Day on 13 October 2023 highlights the significance of the intra-OACPS Disaster Risk Reduction Programme

13 October 2023 marks “International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction”, and seeks to highlight and emphasise the link between disasters and inequality. By 2030, the world is projected to experience about 560 disasters annually, potentially leading to an additional 37.6 million people living in extreme poverty due to climate change and disasters.

11 Oct 2023 Statement by the Secretary-General of the Organisation of African, Caribbean and Pacific States (OACPS) on the escalation of violence in Israel and Gaza

H.E. Georges Rebelo Pinto Chikoti, Secretary General of the Organisation of African, Caribbean and Pacific States (OACPS), expresses his deep concern at the escalation of violence in Israel and Gaza, which has claimed many lives among the Israeli and Palestinian peoples. He urges all the parties involved to give priority to dialogue as the main means of calming the conflict and rapidly establishing a ceasefire.

01 Sep 2023 STATEMENT BY THE SECRETARY-GENERAL OF THE ORGANISATION OF AFRICAN, CARIBBEAN AND PACIFIC STATES (OACPS) ON THE POLITICAL DEVELOPMENTS IN NIGER

On behalf of the Organisation of African, Caribbean and Pacific States (OACPS), the Secretary-General, H.E. Mr Georges Rebelo Pinto Chikoti, expresses deep concern about the political situation in Niger following the coup d’etat on Wednesday 26 July 2023.

01 Sep 2023 STATEMENT BY THE SECRETARY-GENERAL OF THE ORGANISATION OF AFRICAN, CARIBBEAN AND PACIFIC STATES (OACPS) ON THE POLITICAL DEVELOPMENTS IN GABON

On behalf of the Organisation of African, Caribbean and Pacific States (OACPS), the Secretary-General, H.E. Mr Georges Rebelo Pinto Chikoti, expresses deep concern about the political situation in Gabon following the coup d’etat on 26 August 2023.