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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)


The
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 LAUNCHES INTEGRATED MANAGEMENT SYSTEM, ECOLINK

  Abuja, Nigeria 27 February 2015
  

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ECOWAS MOVES TO MAKE ITS VOLUNTEER PROGRAMME SUSTAINABLE

  Abuja, Nigeria 27 February 2015
  

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PRESIDENT OUTTARA URGES JOINT ACTION AGAINST STATELESSNESS IN WEST AFRICA

  Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire 25 February 2015
  

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ECOWAS MEMBERS ADOPT A DECLARATION ON ERADICATION OF STATELESSNESS IN WEST AFRICA

  Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire 25 February 2015
  

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ABIDJAN TO HOST FIRST MINISTERIAL CONFERENCE ON STATELESSNESS IN WEST AFRICA

  Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire 21 February 2015
  

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ECOWAS EXPRESSES SOLIDARITY WITH NIGERIA, URGES PEACEFUL, CREDIBLE ELECTIONS

  Abuja, Nigeria 20 February 2015
  

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ECOWAS MEMBER STATES URGED TO MAINSTREAM REGIONAL PROGRAMMES INTO NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT PLANS

  Lagos, Nigeria 18 February 2015
  

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NATIONAL PLANNING EXERTS MEET IN LAGOS ON INTEGRATION OF REGIONAL ASPIRATIONS INTO NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT PLANS

  Lagos, Nigeria 17 February 2015
  

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