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Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and European Union Solidify Partnership to Enhance Peace, Security, and Integration in West Africa

The discussions underscored a collective call to action for member states and international partners to intensify efforts in promoting democracy, governance, accountability, and transparency

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Commission welcomed a delegation from the Council of the EU-Africa Working Party (COAFR) as an important step towards enhancing West African regional stability and integration. This meeting is an important step towards strengthening the long-standing collaboration between ECOWAS and the European Union,…

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Coordination and sensitization meeting of Directorate of Financial Reporting and Grants, and Technical Departments within the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Commission on improving the performance of implementation and evaluation of budgets and projects related to Grants

The low implementation rate of various projects remains a concern for ECOWAS Management and development partners

The Directorate in charge of Financial Reporting and Grants of the ECOWAS Commission, organizes from 26 to 28 February 2024, in Abuja, Nigeria, a technical meeting to exchange with Technical Departments of the Commission on ways and means to improve implementations for effective and efficient management of grants operations within…

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Extraordinary Summit of Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) heads of State holds in Abuja

He highlighted that the current situation in the sub region demanded difficult but courageous decisions that put the plight of the people at the centre of the deliberations

The Authority of Heads of State of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) are meeting in Abuja at an Extraordinary Summit to discuss the decision of Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger to withdraw from ECOWAS, today, February 24, 2024. The Chairman of the Authority, H.E. Bola Ahmed Tinubu,…

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Development of the Geo-extractives Sector in the Region: 4th Edition of Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Mining & Petroleum Forum opens in Cotonou

The ECOWAS Mining and Petroleum Forum (ECOMOF 2024) opens at the Palais de Congress, in Cotonou under the Theme – “Geo-extractive resources and technologies: what are the strategies to pool for creation of value addition in West Africa?”

ECOWAS and the Government of Republic of Benin hosts the 4th Edition of ECOWAS Mining & Petroleum Forum (ECOMOF 2024). The ECOMOF which opens today, February 22, 2024, will hold till to February 24, in Cotonou, Republic of Benin. ECOMOF was established by the Authority of ECOWAS Heads of State…

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Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) launches 2024 professional immersion programme for young graduates to foster regional integration and development

The programme aims to deepen the understanding of the ECOWAS Integration Agenda among the youth, enhancing their professional development

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) inaugurated its Professional Immersion Programme for Young Graduates in ECOWAS Institutions, at the ECOWAS Commission Building in Asokoro, Abuja. This innovative two-day event, taking place on February 14th and 15th, is specifically designed to integrate and familiarize young professionals with the ECOWAS…

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Consultative Competition Committee of ECOWAS Regional Competition Authority (ERCA) met in Abuja

The ECOWAS Consultative Committee on Competition (CCC) held its 8th meeting to review the draft Cooperation Agreement between ECOWAS bodies in charge of competition in the Member States

Consultative Competition Committee of ERCA met in Abuja to review the draft Cooperation Agreement between ECOWAS and bodies in charge of competition in the Member States and to review and validate the Terms of Reference of the Market Study on Digital Markets. The ECOWAS Consultative Committee on Competition (CCC) held…

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Early Warning Directorate is partnering with West Africa Network for Peacebuilding (WANEP) for Regional Training on Data Analysis, Early Warning Products with Infographics for Elections in West Africa in Abuja, Nigeria

This workshop will also facilitate experience sharing on Early Warning and Response in the management of electoral process in West Africa

A three-day workshop on regional training on data analysis, Early Warning Products with infographics for elections in West Africa commenced in Abuja, Nigeria. The workshop scheduled from 12th to 14th February 2024 brought together analysts from ECOWAS and WANEP, representative of Political Affairs, Peace and Security (PAPS) and National Early…

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Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to work with member states to foster democracy and good governance

President of ECOWAS Commission, H.E. Dr. Omar Alieu-Touray gave this assurance at the conclusion of the extraordinary session of the Mediation and Security Council (MSC)

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) will continue to promote the ideals of democracy and good governance as well as accountability and transparency. President of ECOWAS Commission, H.E. Dr. Omar Alieu-Touray gave this assurance at the conclusion of the extraordinary session of the Mediation and Security Council (MSC)…

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Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) urged Burkina Faso, Mali, and Niger to prioritise dialogue and reconciliation amidst concerns of potential exits from the Community

The community stands united in its efforts towards dialogue, reconciliation, and combating terrorism, embodying the spirit of cooperation and unity that defines ECOWAS

The regional body which took this position at the conclusion of its extraordinary session of the Mediation and Security Council (MSC) at the Ministerial Level which held in Abuja Nigeria on February 8, 2024, stressed the critical need for diplomacy and unity in the face of regional challenges. At the…

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The President of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Commission received the Managing Director Operations of the World Bank, Anna Bjerde

While welcoming the World Bank Delegation, President Touray stressed that ECOWAS Management is committed to building stronger institutions and better management processes

The President of the ECOWAS Commission, H.E. Dr. Omar Alieu Touray, meets with the Managing Director Operations of the World Bank, Anna Bjerde, who visited the Commission Headquarters on February 8, 2024, in Abuja, Nigeria. While welcoming the World Bank Delegation, President Touray stressed that ECOWAS Management is committed to…