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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 SALUTES NIGERIA, SENEGAL ON EBOLA SUCCESS

  Abuja-Nigeria 24 October 2014
  

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ECOWAS, AfDB SIGN GRANT AGREEMENT ON EBOLA RESPONSE INITIATIVES

  Abuja-Nigeria 22 October 2014
  

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ECOWAS, CANADA TO STRENGTHEN COOPERATION

  Abuja-Nigeria 16 October 2014
  

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ECOWAS DEVELOPS CRISIS COMMUNICATION, COMMUNITY MOBILIZATION STRATEGIES AGAINST EBOLA

  Accra-Ghana 12 October 2014
  

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EXPERTS DEVELOP HARMONIZED EBOLA RESPONSE AND PREPAREDNESS COMMUNICATION MESSAGES

  Accra-Ghana 30 September 2014
  

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ECOWAS STATEMENT ON THE DEATH OF DR (MRS) MARGARET VOGT

  Abuja-Nigeria 26 September 2014
  

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COMMISSIONER URGES MASS PARTICIPATION AT FIRST ECOWAS MINING AND OIL FORUM

  Abuja-Nigeria 26 September 2014
  

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MINISTERIAL GROUP CALLS FOR MOBILIZATION OF REGIONAL ARMED, SECURITY FORCES TO BOLSTER EBOLA FIGHT

  Accra-Ghana 26 September 2014
  

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