The France - French OCT Monitoring Committee
It provides an opportunity to review, approximately twice a year, the progress on issues regarding the European Union (EU) and the Overseas Countries and Territories (OCT) with representatives of the French authorities involved. These meetings are co-organized by New Caledonia and the Ministry for Overseas Departments and Territories.
They took place at the Maison de la Nouvelle-Calédonie:
- in October and December 2010 ;
- in January and June 2011 ;
- in September 2012 ;
- in April and October 2013;
- in September 2014;
- in November 2015
In addition to New Caledonia, the French OCTs represented are Wallis and Futuna, St. Pierre and Miquelon, French Polynesia, the French Southern and Antarctic Lands, and St. Barthélémy. The French authorities are represented by the SGAE (General Secretariat for European Affairs), the MAE (Ministry of Foreign Affairs), the MOM (Ministry for Overseas Territories and Department) and the EU PR (Permanent Representation of France to the EU).