President Muhammadu Buhari will be represented by the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo at the eighth Summit of Heads of Declares of African, Caribbean and Pacific cycles Group of States holding in Papua New Guinea from May 30 to June 1 .
Osinbajo will join leaders from 79 other countries to address the summit in Port Moresby, Papua Brand new Guinea.
It will discuss the ongoing future of the ACP Group as a “revitalised cohesive force advocating the passions of its member states in the worldwide arena”.
A statement from the Secretariat of the organization added that will discussions at the summit will also evaluation recent key international developments, including Agenda 2030 and the Sustainable Development Goals, issues of migration, climate change and the fight against terrorism.
One of the main objectives of the ACP group is the “sustainable development of its Member-States and their gradual integration in to the global economy, which entails making poverty reduction a matter of priority plus establishing a new, fairer, and more fair world order.
“The African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of Says (ACP) is an organisation created by the particular Georgetown Agreement in 1975. It is composed of 79 African, Caribbean and Pacific states, with all of them, conserve Cuba, signatories to the Cotonou Agreement, also known as the ‘ACP-EC Partnership Agreement’ which binds them to the European Union. You will find 48 countries from Sub-Saharan Africa, 16 from the Caribbean and fifteen from the Pacific. ”
Vice President Osinbajo will leave Abuja early on Sunday and return later on in the week on Thursday.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo is also expected to participate at the summit as he will present a report on the future from the crew as the Leader of its Eminent Individuals Group.
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