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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 MOVES TO CORRECT IMBALANCE IN WOMEN PARTICIPATION IN POLITICS

  Abuja-Nigeria 16 December 2014
  

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FINAL COMMUNIQUE OF THE FORTY-SIXTH ORDINARY SESSION OF THE AUTHORITY

  Abuja, Nigeria 15 December 2014
  

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PRESIDENT OUEDRAOGO INTERACTS WITH THE MEDIA AT THE 46TH ORDINARY SESSION OF THE ECOWAS HEADS OF STATES

  Abuja, Nigeria 15 December 2014
  

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ECOWAS MEDIATION AND SECURITY COUNCIL REVIEWS REGIONAL SECURITY

  Abuja-Nigeria 12 December 2014
  

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ECOWAS BIOMETRIC ID CARD GOES INTO FORCE IN 2016

  Abuja-Nigeria 12 December 2014
  

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ECOWAS TO CHURN OUT NEW SET OF YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS

  Abuja, Nigeria 11 December 2014
  

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ECOWAS COUNCIL SESSION HOLDS AGAINST THE BACKDROP OF PROGRESS

  Abuja-Nigeria 9 December 2014
  

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ECOWAS MEMBER STATES PLEDGE MILITARY MEDICAL PERSONNELTO BOLSTER EBOLA FIGHT

  Accra-Ghana 9 December 2014
  

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