With the security threats confronting Nigeria and the rest of West Africa becoming more violent, asymmetric, cross-border by nature, and spreading faster than before, the need for an effective sub-regional collaboration on early warning systems....
President of Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Commission, Jean-Claude Kassi Brou, will today, present its report on the state of the community.
25 Sep 2020
West African states will uphold sanctions on Mali until it appoints a civilian prime minister, the leader of the ECOWAS regional bloc said Friday.
15 Jul 2020
The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has appointed former Nigerian President, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, as special envoy to lead its mediation mission in Mali.
24 Dec 2019
Despite security challenges experienced by the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), growth within the region hit 3.3 per cent while investments from development agencies like the African Development Bank (AfDB) rose to $20 billion.
29 Apr 2019
The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and Sweden have jointly endorsed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on global forest transformation for people and climate in West Africa. Climate project is for the period 2019-2023, aimed at strengthening the implementation of the convergence plan for the sustainable management and utilisation of forest ecosystems…
13 Nov 2018
The President of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Commission, Jean-Claude Kassi-Brou, has called for increased cooperation with the United States to ensure political stability, peace, security and economic development in the sub-region. He made the call while receiving the Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs, Tibor Nagy, and the U.S. Ambassador…