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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 LOSES STAFF AT LAGOS LIAISON OFFICE

  Abuja-Nigeria 12 August 2014
  

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ECOWAS CALLS FOR REGIONAL SOLIDARITY AGAINST EBOLA OUTBREAK

  Abuja-Nigeria 11 August 2014
  

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ECOWAS INTENSIFIES MEASURES TO CONTAIN EBOLA

  Abuja-Nigeria 7 August 2014
  

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ECOWAS WORKING WITH MEMBER STATES, PARTNERS TO DEFEAT EBOLA

  Abuja-Nigeria 1 August 2014
  

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ECOWAS ACCREDITS THREE NEW FOREIGN AMBASSADORS

  Abuja-Nigeria 1 August 2014
  

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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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