Economic Community of W. African States

Type: Organization
Name: Economic Community of W. African States
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No Export Ban - EU

Even though the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has not signed the European Union (EU) Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA), there will be no trade disruptions on October 1, 2014, which is the deadline.The Chargé d'affaires of the EU ... [Published Peace FM - 6 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

“My Work Would Speak For Itself In The 2016 elections”

On the terse statement, "My work would speak for itself in the 2016 elections," President John Dramani Mahama rounded off his 10-day visit to the United States with a lecture at the Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts, on Monday.Hundreds of ... [Published Peace FM - 6 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

ECOWAS Adopts Common External Tariff

The new corporate office of Hush Enterprise LimitedMembers of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) are expected to announce the adoption of a common external trade policy next year to ensure full economic integration.Kofi   Afresah   ... [Published Daily Guide Ghana - 11 hours ago]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated 16 hours ago - 3 reports

Shippers set access to gas pipeline

•Constitutes committee to explore possibilitiesThe West African Gas Pipeline Company (WAGPCo) has opened its pipeline to be accessed by independent gas shippers to maximise the potential of the facility, which  has been underused over the years.Its General ... [Published The Nation Nigeria - 16 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 2 reports

Ghana: West Africa health ministers affirm decision on Ebola combating

An Assembly of Ministers of Health of ECOWAS meeting in the Ghana's capital, Accra has taken a firm decision on the implementation of an operational plan on the Ebola virus, afflicting the sub region.A seven-point communiqué calling for immediate deployment ... [Published The Africa Report - 22 hours ago]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

ECOWAS pays tribute to philanthropist Vogts

Abuja - The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has extended its sympathies to the family of Dr Margaret Vogt, who died in New York recently.This was disclosed in a statement obtained by this publication from the headquarters of the regional ... [Published News24 - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

ECOWAS ministerial group seeks mobilization of regional security forces to tackle Ebola

•ExxonMobil donates N42.5m to check disease in NigeriaTHE Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Coordinating Ministerial Group for the implementation of the Regional Operational Plan on the fight against the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) has ... [Published The Guardian Nigeria - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 1 reports

ECOWAS seeks regional security force against Ebola

Today - 04:04 GMTBy Stella Omona Snr Correspondent, AbujaThe ECOWAS Coordinating Ministerial Group for the implementation of the Regional Operational Plan on the fight against the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) has called for urgent mobilisation of security ... [Published Ein News - Sep 28 2014]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 1 reports

ECOWAS Health Ministers unveil plan to combat Ebola

Today - 13:31 GMTHealth News of Sunday, 28 September 2014Source: GNAThe ECOWAS Assembly of Ministers of Health has issued a seven-point communiqué developed by the co-ordinating ministerial group for the implementation of the operational plan on the Ebola ... [Published Ein News - Sep 28 2014]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 1 reports

ECOWAS seeks regional security force against Ebola

By Stella Omona  Snr Correspondent, AbujaThe ECOWAS Coordinating Ministerial Group for the implementation of the Regional Operational Plan on the fight against the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) has called for urgent mobilisation of security forces of member ... [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - Sep 28 2014]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 1 reports

Collective Responsibility Is Key In The Defeat Of Ebola, Says Ouedraogo

The president of the Commission of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), Desire Kadre Ouedraogo outlines the way to defeat the ravenous Ebola Virus Disease in the region and sheds light on the state of affairs in regional body that has ... [Published The Guardian Nigeria - Sep 28 2014]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 1 reports

Ecowas Mining And Petroleum Forum Launched

Sep 27, 2014 - 22:53 GMTAccra, Sept. 26, GNA - The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Commission and Ghana, have launched the first ECOWAS Mining and Petroleum Forum and Exhibition, to promote the mining and oil potentials of member s ... [Published Ein News - Sep 28 2014]

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...Monday said he could not rule alone in the case because the issues raised by the petitioner, the Press Union of Liberia where all constitutional. "When constitutional issues are raised before this court only the full bench will hear those issues and make determination" said Justice J'aneh the lone Associate Justice presiding
"Following the definitive endorsement of the EPA by ECOWAS Heads of States, the EU managed to find a transitional solution to avoid trade disruption on October 1 while procedures necessary for the full entry into force of the regional EPA are ongoing. As a result, Ghana and Ivory Coast can benefit from uninterrupted access to the EU,” he added."
At question time, a student had asked Mr Mahama to rate his performance as President of Ghana and he answered, "I'm not used to giving myself marks. The people of Ghana will decide. We have an election in 2016 and my work will speak for itself."
Nonetheless, the threat of terrorism could not be faced with cultural openness alone, he said, stressing that "the important path of international law is also available to us" . The global nature of the new terrorism was precisely why the framework of international law offered the only viable way of dealing with the urgent...

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World: Widespread Indifference, Attempts to Cre... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 14 hours ago]
Source: UN General AssemblyCountry: Cambodia, Central African Republic, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Iraq, Liberia, Mali, occupied Palestinian territory, Sierra Leone, Syrian Arab Republic, Ukraine, World, Yemen, South Sudan GA/11565 Sixty-ninth General Assembly ...
Liberia: UN Ebola Crisis Centre: External Situa... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 29 2014]
Source: United NationsCountry: Guinea, Liberia, Senegal, Sierra Leone HIGHLIGHTS UNMEER SRSG Banbury and an advance team deploy to Accra ECOWAS communiqué recommends the urgent mobilization of the armed and security forces of its Member States ...
Mali: Chair’s Summary of High-Level Meeting on ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 28 2014]
Source: UN Secretary-GeneralCountry: Mali SG/2211 On 27 September, the United Nations convened a high-level meeting on the Malian political process on the margins of the general debate of the United Nations General Assembly. Opened by the Secretary-General ...
Liberia: Ministerial group calls for mobilizati... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 27 2014]
Source: ECOWASCountry: Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone N°: 168/2014 26 September 2014 [Accra-Ghana] The ECOWAS Coordinating Ministerial Group for the implementation of the Regional Operational Plan on the fight against the Ebola Virus ...
Africa: Background Briefing on African Issues [Published Africa - Sep 26 2014]
div id="doctitle"> Background Briefing on African Issues Special BriefingSenior State Department OfficialWaldorf-Astoria HotelNew York CitySeptember 25, 2014 div id="centerblock"> MODERATOR: Good evening, everyone. Could we close those doors? ...
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