ECOWAS MISSION TO GUINEA BISSAU TO ASSESS THE IMPLEMENTATION OF CONAKRY AND BISSAU AGREEMENTS
At the request of His Excellency Mr Faure Essozimna Gnassingbe, President of the Togolese Republic, current Chairman of the Authority of Heads of State and Government, a high-level delegation led by H.E. Prof. Robert Dussey, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Cooperation and African Integration of the Togolese Republic, and Chair of the ECOWAS Council of Ministers, fielded a mission to Bissau on 1st and 2nd December 2017.
Abuja 9th November 2017. The President of the Commission of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Marcel de Souza has charged the government of China on the need to continuously support the regional efforts towards ensuring a peaceful and stable West Africa.
Abuja, 3rd November 2017. The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) have resolved to extend the ECOWAS International Humanitarian Law (IHL) plan of action which is anchored within its Humanitarian policy to 2018.
This would enable ECOWAS and the ICRC initiate and complete a review of the implementation of the current plan with a view to validate it within 2018 in order for it to be adopted by the ECOWAS Statutory bodies.
Abuja, 13th October 2017 . Head of the ECOWAS 71-member Election Observation Mission to Liberia, John Mahama has commended Liberians for seizing the opportunity of the October 10 elections to “exercise their sovereign right to decide who leads them.”
Niamey, 5 October 2017. First Ladies of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) have affirmed their resolve to eliminate obstetric fistula, female genital mutilation, as well as gender-, female- and youth-based violence.
The commitment was made at the end of their forum held in Niamey, Niger on 5 October 2017.