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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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EU SUPPORTED PROGRAMME TO MOP UP SMALL ARMS IN WEST AFRICA LAUNCHED

  Abuja-Nigeria 18 September 2014
  

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ECOWAS, USAID STRENGTHEN COOPERATION FOR REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND STABILITY

  Abuja-Nigeria 17 September 2014
  

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ECOWAS COMMISSION COMMITTED TO A COORDINATED APPROACH TO DEFEAT EBOLA

  Abuja-Nigeria 15 September 2014
  

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ECOWAS DEFENCE CHIEFS PLEDGE SUPPORT FOR ANTI-EBOLA FIGHT

  Accra-Ghana 14 September 2014
  

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ECOWAS RALLIES MILITARY SUPPORT AGAINST EBOLA SCOURGE

  Accra-Ghana 10 September 2014
  

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ECOWAS REGIONAL PEACE, SECURITY AND STABILITY PROJECT FOR IMPLEMENTATION IN 2015

  Abuja-Nigeria 8 September 2014
  

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ECOWAS DEFENCE CHIEFS MEET IN ACCRA TO REVIEW REGIONAL SECURITY SITUATION

  Abuja-Nigeria 8 September 2014
  

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ECOWAS COMMISSION PRESIDENT LAUDS EXCELLENT RELATIONS WITH UN OFFICE UNDER OUTGOING AMB. DJINNIT

  Abuja-Nigeria 4 September 2014
  

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