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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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STATEMENT BY ECOWAS COMMISSION PRESIDENT ON THE NYANYA BOMBING

  Abuja-Nigeria 17 April 2014
  

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WEST AFRICAN POLICE CHIEFS MEET IN BAMAKO ON TRANSNATIONAL CRIME

  Abuja-Nigeria 12 April 2014
  

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PRESIDENT MAHAMA OPTIMISTIC ABOUT SUCCESSFUL ELECTIONS IN GUINEA BISSAU

  Bissau-Guinea Bissau 11 April 2014
  

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SEXUAL EXPLOITATION, ABUSE TO BE INTEGRATED IN THE TRAINING OF ECOWAS STANDBY FORCE

  Abuja - Nigeria 11 April 2014
  

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REGIONAL PRIVATE SECTOR OPERATORS VALIDATE ECOWAS INVESTMENT CODE AND POLICY

  Abidjan-Cote d'Ivoire 5 April 2014
  

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CALL FOR MASSIVE SENSITIZATION, MOBILIZATION BEHIND ECOWAS MALARIA ELIMINATION CAMPAIGN

  Abidjan-Cote D'Ivoire 3 April 2014
  

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ECOWAS RALLIES SUPPORT FOR REGIONAL INVESTMENT CODE AND POLICY

  Abidjan-Cote D'Ivoire 3 April 2014
  

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ECOWAS UNDERSCORES BENEFITS OF INTEGRATED REGIONAL CAPITAL MARKETS

  Abidjan - Cote D'Ivoire 3 April 2014
  

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