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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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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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GHANA QUALIFIES TO HOST THE 1ST ECOWAS MINING AND OIL FORUM/EXHIBITION

  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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THE PRESIDENT OF THE ECOWAS COMMISSION AND NIGERIAN REPORTERS DISCUSS ABOUT THE EBOLA VIRUS DISEASE

  Abuja-Nigeria 20 September 2014
  

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ECOWAS, USAID SIGN US$23.6M ACCORDS TO PROMOTE REGIONAL STABILITY, TRADE

  Abuja-Nigeria 18 September 2014
  

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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, PARTNERS REAFFIRM COMMITMENT TO CONSOLIDATION OF REGIONAL PEACE, SECURITY

  Abuja-Nigeria 18 September 2014
  

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