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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 ELECTION OBSERVERS RETURN TO NIGERIA

  Abuja, Nigeria 4 March 2015
  

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REGIONAL ENVOYS CHARGED ON ECOWAS 40TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION

  Abuja, Nigeria 4 March 2015
  

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WEST AFRICAN POLICE CHALLENGED ON ECOWAS VISION 2020, AFRICAN STANDBY FORCE

  Abuja, Nigeria 4 March 2015
  

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ECOWAS INSTITUTES ANOTHER AWARD AT FESPACO

  Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso 3 March 2015
  

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ECOWAS DECLARATION ON MALI PEACE ACCORD

  Abuja, Nigeria 3 March 2015
  

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ECOWAS COMMISSION PRESIDENT VISITS UNESCO

  Paris, FRANCE 3 March 2015
  

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REGIONAL EXPERTS ADOPT COMMUNICATION TOOLS TO IMPROVE VISIBILITY OF ECOWAS PEACE FUND

  Cotonou, Benin 1 March 2015
  

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ECOWAS LAUNCHES INTEGRATED MANAGEMENT SYSTEM, ECOLINK

  Abuja, Nigeria 27 February 2015
  

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