|ACP African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States|
The African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP) is a group of countries (currently 79: 48 African, 16 Caribbean and 15 Pacific), created by the Georgetown Agreement in 1975. All of the member states, except Cuba, are signatories of the Cotonou Agreement with the European Union. The ACP Group´s main objectives are:
The Group was originally created with the aim of coordinating cooperation between its members and the European Union. Its main objective was to negotiate and implement, together, cooperation agreements with the European Community. Over the years, the Group extended its range of activities. Since then, cooperation among its members has gone beyond development cooperation with the European Union and covers a variety of fields spanning trade, economics, politics and culture, in diverse international fora such as the World Trade Organisation (WTO).
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.
Vacancies are announced on the ACP Secretariat’s website. No detailed information on the application procedure is being provided. Interested candidates should contact the secretariat directly:
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