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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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REGIONAL MINISTERS MEET IN ACCRA AHEAD OF CET LAUNCH IN JANUARY 2015

  Abuja, Nigeria 20 November 2014
  

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ECOWAS STRENGTHENS FIGHT AGAINST EBOLA

  Abuja-Nigeria 19 November 2014
  

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ECOWAS WELCOMES THE SOLEMN SIGNING OF THE CHARTER OF THE TRANSITION AND THE APPOINTMENT OF H.E MICHEL KAFANDO AS TRANSITIONAL PRESIDENT IN BURKINA FASO

  Accra, Ghana 17 November 2014
  

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NIGERIA’S RIVERS STATE SUPPORTS ECOWAS WITH EBOLA PROTECTION EQUIPMENT

  Port-Harcourt-Nigeria 16 November 2014
  

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EBOLA REGIONAL SOLIDARITY FUND BOOSTED BY ECOWAS MEMBER STATES’ CONTRIBUTIONS

  Accra, Ghana 7 November 2014
  

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ECOWAS NAMES CONTACT GROUP ON BURKINA FASO

  Accra, Ghana 7 November 2014
  

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COMMUNIQUE BURKINA FASO CRISIS: EXTRAORDINARY SUMMIT OF THE ECOWAS AUTHORITY:

  Accra, Ghana 6 November 2014
  

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FINAL COMMUNIQUE: EXTRAORDINARY SESSION OF THE AUTHORITY OF ECOWAS HEADS OF STATE AND GOVERNMENT

  Accra, Ghana 6 NOVEMBER 2014
  

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