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Ministerial Conference and OCT-EU Forum

The OCTA Ministerial Conference and the 17th OCT-EU Forum will be held in Tahiti, French Polynesia, from 25th February to 1st March 2019. While the Ministerial Conference will be chaired by French Polynesia, the OCT-EU Forum will be chaired by the European Commission.

The 17th Forum will be the second OCT-EU Forum organised in French Polynesia, Indeed, the 3rd OCT-EU Forum took place in Tahiti in March 2005.

The Forum is one of the three instances of dialogue for the Association between EU and OCTs: “An OCT-EU forum for dialogue (the ‘OCT-EU Forum’), shall meet annually to bring together OCTs authorities, representatives of the Member States and the Commission. Members of the European Parliament, representatives of the EIB, and representatives of the outermost regions shall, where appropriate, be associated with the OCT-EU Forum.”