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Equatorial Guinea To Host 7th Summit Of African Caribbean And Pacific Heads Of State And Government

Malabo Summit to reiterate ACP partnership and solidarity

MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, Nov. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Heads of State and delegates from the African, Caribbean and Pacific countries will come together from December 10-14, 2012, in Malabo, the capital of Equatorial guinea, for the 7th Summit for African Caribbean and Pacific Heads of State and Government (ACP). 

President Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, along with African, Caribbean and Pacific group leaders will meet to strengthen South-South solidarity and collaboration, Millennium Development Goals, sustainable development programs in ACP communities, and to enhance ACP countries role in the global arena. This is another effort by the government to strengthen its cooperation ties with the international community.

"This is a great opportunity to show the world our organizational capacity, and also for those who visit our country for the first time, to see the true reality of Equatorial Guinea," said Vicente Ehate Tomi, Equatorial Guinea Prime Minister.

This year's ACP Summit theme will be "the future of the ACP group in a Changing World: Challenges and Opportunities," and will focus on the future of ACP-EU relations, opportunities for ACP partnerships with emerging economies, intra-ACP trade, energy and sustainable economic development, and peace and security issues. The previous ACP Summit was held in Ghana in 2008 with a focus on the impact of the international financial hurricane of oil and food prices.

"I am convinced that the 7 th Summit of ACP Heads of State and Government which will take place very soon in Equatorial Guinea will give us the chance to reaffirm this solidarity. I have no doubt that this meeting will, for us, be an opportunity to express our faith more strongly in the capacity of our Group to make the best of its partnership with the European Union, in defining more timely and innovative orientations for the Group," said H.E Ali Bongo Ondimba, President of Gabon.

ACP is an association of African, Caribbean and Pacific countries formed to coordinate the agreements of the Lome Convention of 1975, later included in the context of the objectives of the Cotonou Agreement, signed in 2000. Its objectives are to coordinate the activities of the ACP States, in the framework of the implementation of that agreement, and to define common positions of member countries in relation to the European Union (European Development Fund).

Sipopo has also hosted events associated with the African-South American Summit. It was the host of the African-South America Forum, at which ministers of foreign affairs from 65 countries came together, and it will host the summit at a later date this year. In June and July, Equatorial Guinea hosted the African Union Summit, and in August the country was also the host of the 9th Leon H. Sullivan Summit, in Sipopo.

About Equatorial Guinea The Republic of Equatorial Guinea ( Republica de Guinea Ecuatorial) is the only Spanish-speaking country in Africa, and one of the smallest nations on the continent. In the late-1990s, American companies helped discover the country's oil and natural gas resources, which only within the last five years began contributing to the global energy supply. Equatorial Guinea is now working to serve as a pillar of stability and security in its region of West Central Africa. The country hosted the 2011 Summit of the African Union. For more information, visit http://www.guineaecuatorialpress.com.

SOURCE Republic of Equatorial Guinea

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