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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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GEN. GOWON PRAISED FOR REGIONAL INTEGRATION VISION

  Abuja-Nigeria 31 October 2014
  

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COMMUNIQUE

  Abuja-Nigeria 30 October 2014
  

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ECOWAS COMMITTED TO PEACEFUL ELECTIONS IN NIGERIA

  Abuja-Nigeria 29 October 2014
  

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PRESIDENT OUEDRAOGO LAUDS ECOWAS SOCCER QUEENS

  Abuja-Nigeria 29 October 2014
  

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ECOWAS ACCREDITS 9 NEW AMBASSADORS, URGES MORE SUPPORT FOR REGIONAL EBOLA RESPONSE

  Abuja-Nigeria 29 October 2014
  

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ECOWAS COMMENDS FRANCE, GERMANY FOR SUPPORTING REGIONAL INTEGRATION

  Abuja-Nigeria 27 October 2014
  

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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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