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ECOWAS in Brief

The Economic Community Of West African States (ECOWAS) is a regional group of fifteen countries, founded in 1975. Its mission is to promote economic integration in "all fields of
economic activity, particularly industry, transport, telecommunications, energy, agriculture, natural resources, commerce, monetary and financial questions, social and cultural matters ....."

 

The Institutions of the Economic Community Of West African States (ECOWAS) are as follows:

bullet.gif (971 bytes)The Commission
bullet.gif (971 bytes)The Community Parliament
bullet.gif (971 bytes)The Community Court OF Justice
bullet.gif (971 bytes)ECOWAS Bank for Investment and Development (EBID)


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ECOWAS Commission and the ECOWAS Bank for Investment and Development, more often called The Fund are its two main institutions designed to implement policies, pursue a number of programmes and carry out development projects in Member States. Such projects include intra-community road construction and telecommunications; and agricultural, energy and water resources development.

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ECOWAS MEMBER STATES URGED TO SIGN MOUs AGAINST HUMAN TRAFFICKING

  Abuja-Nigeria 25 July 2014
  

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ECOWAS MOVES TO EMPOWER WEST AFRICAN WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS

  Abuja-Nigeria 25 July 2014
  

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LEADERS OF COUNTRIES COVERED UNDER THE ABIDJAN-LAGOS CORRIDOR ROAD PROJECT AGREE FORMULA FOR CONTRIBUTING INITIAL $50 MILLION SEED MONEY

  Accra-Ghana 22 July 2014
  

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FINAL COMMUNIQUE:FORTY-FIFTH ORDINARY SESSION OF THE AUTHORITY OF ECOWAS HEADS OF STATE AND GOVERNMENT.

  Accra-Ghana 10 July 2014
  

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ECOWAS SUMMIT TO DECIDE ON IMPROVEMENT TO REGIONAL FREE MOVEMENT PROTOCOL

  Abuja-Nigeria 8 July 2014
  

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ECOWAS URGED TO REVIEW ITS SECURITY ARCHITECTURE IN RESPONSE TO EMERGING SECURITY CHALLENGES

  Accra-Ghana 8 July 2014
  

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ECOWAS MINISTERS TO DISCUSS STRENGTHENING OF REGIONAL EARLY WARNING CAPABILITY AT ACCRA MEETING

  Abuja-Nigeria 7 July 2014
  

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ECOWAS RALLIES MEMBER STATES ON REGIONAL INVESTMENT CLIMATE MONITORING FRAMEWORK TO OPTIMIZE INVESTMENT BENEFITS

  Lome - Togo 3 July 2014
  

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