23 Mar 2007

EU signs assistance deal with Forum

4:17 pm on 23 March 2007

The European Union has committed another two million euros in additional funding to assist Pacific states with their preparations for economic partnership agreement negotiations with the EU.

An agreement was signed in Suva by the EU head of delegation, Dr Roberto Ridolfi, and the secretary general of the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat, Greg Urwin.

The Forum Secretariat assists in the disbursement of EU funds to the Pacific members of the African Caribbean and Pacific group of countries.