Official site of the Economic Community Of West African States (ECOWAS), a regional group of sixteen countries, founded in 1975. Information about its political and financial institutions, specialised agencies, news and events. [English and French]
ECOWAS Commission (CEDEAO)
Provides news and information about the various commissions and their events and leadership. [English, French, Portuguese]
ECOWAS Community Court of Justice
One of the institutions of ECOWAS; information on its role, functions and activities. [English and French]
ECOWAS Gender Development Centre (EGDC)
Information about their strategies, institutions and programmes. [English and French]
A forum for dialogue, consultation and consensus for representatives of the peoples of West Africa to promote integration. Information about its structure, activities, publications, and news. [English and French]
Water Resources Coordination Unit (WRCU)
Exists to support integrated water resources management in the region; information about membership, activities and job vacancies.
West African Health Organisation (WAHO)
A specialised agency of ECOWAS which works for the health of people in the region by harmonising national policies, pooling resources, and facilitating cooperation; information about the organisation and its programmes. [English, French and Portuguese]
West African Monetary Agency (WAMA)
Autonomous agency of ECOWAS to promote market determined exchange rates for West Africa intra-regional trade, monetary and economic integration, and the establishment of a single monetary zone.
Wikipedia - Economic Community of West African States
Hyperlinked encyclopedia article describes the history, development and role of ECOWAS. Includes details of member countries and a statistical comparison with other blocs.