human development, social justice and sustainable social systems

EU-ACP partnership panel

23 JANUARY 2019

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Towards a new EU-ACP partnership: an opportunity to deliver on Agenda 2030

This panel discussion brings together different stakeholders to debate about the future partnership framework between the EU and the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group (ACP) of States.

Co-hosted by MEP Anna Záborská and MEP Elly Schlein, this event is an occasion to discuss how the future EU-ACP agreement will contribute to the Agenda 2030 and to meeting the Sustainable Development Goals, to eradicating poverty and fighting against rising inequalities. It is also an opportunity to exchange about the role of migration and human mobility in the new framework.

Speakers at the event include:

  • MEP Elly Schlein (S&D, Italy)
  • MEP Anna Záborská (EPP, Slovakia)
  • Dr. Shannon Pfohman – Policy and Advocacy Director, Caritas Europa
  • Mr. Daniel Thiombiano – Programme Manager, Caritas Niger (CADEV)
  • Mr. Domenico Rosa – Head of Unit Strategic partnerships EU-ACP, EU-African Union, DG DEVCO, European Commission
  • Mr. Alexander Baum – Adviser to the Deputy-Secretary General for Global and Economic Issues on ACP and Post-Cotonou negotiations,
    European External Action Service
  • Mr. Viwanou Gnassounou – Assistant Secretary General, Sustainable Economic Development and Trade, ACP Secretariat
  • Mr. Tom Devriendt – Advocacy Coordinator, Caritas International Belgium

Interpretation is provided in English and French.


Sorry, this event is now full and registrations are closed.

Thank you for your interest!


European Parliament, Brussels
Room ASP 3H1


15:00 – 17:00

further information

Gian Marco Grindatto
Policy and Advocacy Officer
Tel: +32 (0)2 235 03 93
Mob: + 32 (0)474 98 21 70