Togo’s Head of State, and Chairperson of the Authority of Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), Faure Essozimna Gnassingbe, as well as the West African Community expressed their affinity with the people of Sierra Leone.
President Faure Essozimna Gnassingbé, accompanied by the President of the ECOWAS Commission, Marcel de Souza, travelled to Freetown on 17 August 2017 to give financial support to victims of floods and mudslides which occurred on Monday 14 August 2017.
Maiduguri, 8 August 2017. The Commission of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) through one of its agencies, the Regional Food Security Reserve (RFSR) donated 1,130 tons, about 22,600 bags of foodstuff to the Nigerian government for distribution to the following States: Borno, Gombe, Adamawa and Yobe.
The presentation of the foodstuff such as maize, sorghum and millet took place in Maiduguri, Borno State capital on Tuesday 8 August 2017.
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has called for the involvement of civil society and civil society organizations, women and youth groupings, the communities, media and all well-meaning Liberians in ridding the country and the sub-region of illicit small arms and light weapons (SALW).
UNDP Country Director Dr. Pa Lamin Beyai said ensuring that guns are taken from the hands of unauthorized users requires the collective effort of citizens, residents and partners of Liberia.
Abuja 1st August 2017. ECOWAS in collaboration with her partners, is stepping up efforts at curbing irregular migration as well as the management of the external borders of West Africa.
Lomé, le 21 juillet 2017. Le ministre togolais des Affaires étrangères et de la Coopération régionale, et président du Conseil des ministres de la Communauté économique des Etats de l’Afrique de l’Ouest (Cedeao), Robert Dussey, et le président de la Commission de cette Communauté, Marcel de Souza, ont magnifié les succès de l’Agence régionale pour l’agriculture et l’alimentation (ARAA), dans la mise en œuvre de la politique agricole régionale.