The meeting would be
chaired on the Ghana side by Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, and on the EU
side by the Head of its delegation to Ghana.
A statement issued
by the Ministry of Overseas Affairs and Regional Integration and copied to the
Ghana News Agency on Tuesday has introduced.
It explained the meeting,
which was envisioned to discuss issues of mutual interest to Ghana and the EU
would be held on the theme: “EU and Ghana: Companions for the Long term.”
The assertion said:
“As Ghana’s biggest multilateral growth and trade husband or wife, the FU and its
Member States at the moment finance about 50 % of all Formal Enhancement
Help (ODA) received by the Ghanaian Government.”
It said the
formalised cooperation among Ghana and the EU started just after the very first Lome
Conference in 1975 and the two get-togethers relished fruitful economic and political
exchanges that improved and strengthened about the several years.
The 2020 Ghana-EU
Political Dialogue would convene all the related countrywide stakeholders in
Ministries, Departments and Businesses and representatives of the EU Member
Nations accredited to Ghana to focus on pertinent concerns in the pursuing
The problems are the
political conditions of each Ghana and the EU, the Economic Partnership
Settlement implementation, Ghana and the African Continental Absolutely free Trade Space,
ECOWAS issues, Ghana’s digital economy, Anti Dollars Laundering/Combatting the
funding of Terrorism and cooperation on regional, maritime and cyber
Other issues to be
talked about would involve: migration, implementation of climate change matters,
sustainable forestry, upcoming of the cocoa sector, sustainable fisheries and
Ghana’s readiness to consist of “eco-friendly work opportunities” in its employment house.
Of big importance
also, would be the discussions on the 2021-2027 programme cycle for Ghana-EU