Samoa Parliamentarian in Cotonou, Benin for ACP & ACP-EU Parliamentary Assembly Sessions
The 52nd Session of the ACP Parliamentary Assembly was held in Cotonou, Benin from 28th – 30th November 2018. The meeting preceded the 36th Session of the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly from 3rd to 5th December 2018 where resolutions were adopted on the fight against cybercrime and drug trafficking; the development of SME’s at the heart of economic transformation in ACP countries; combating the destabilising effects of wildlife trafficking in ACP countries and promoting the implementation of the external dimension of the EU Action Plan against wildlife trafficking; the impact of the ride of populism on globalisation, and the impact of climate change, in particular on Small Island Development States. Samoa was represented by Member of Parliament, Honourable Faumuina Tiatia Faaolatane Liuga.
The 37th Session of the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly will take place from 18th to 20th March in Sinaia, Romania.
The Joint Parliamentary Assembly is a unique parliamentary forum which brings together 78 Members of Parliament from the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States to meet twice a year with their 78 European counterparts in a plenary session for one week.