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MESSAGE OF H.E. JEAN-CLAUDE KASSI BROU, PRESIDENT OF ECOWAS COMMISSION, TO STAFF OF ECOWAS INSTITUTIONS ON THE OCCASION OF THE COMMEMORATION OF THE 45TH ANNIVERSARY OF ECOWAS

H.E. Jean Claude Kassi Brou - President ECOWAS Commission

DEAR STAFF MEMBERS,

On the auspicious occasion of the 45th anniversary of the founding of ECOWAS, which falls today 28th May, 2020, I am pleased to extend my sincere salutations to the builders of our Community. Thanks to their vision and dedicated efforts, our region can today pride itself on having achieved a free movement space spanning over 15 countries, an integrated economic market, and harmonized policies formulation mechanisms in all spheres.

Bah F M Saho assumes the role as Acting Executive Director of ECREEE

Bah F M Saho, Acting Executive Director of ECREEE

Until his appointment with ECREEE in 2010, Mr. Saho served as the Director of Energy in the Gambia from December 2000. In the Gambia, he was responsible for the overall national energy policy planning, formulation and implementation of programmes and projects, including renewable energy and energy efficiency. Some of Mr.

ECREEE BIDS FAREWELL TO PIONEER EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Mr. Mahama Kappiah: Outgoing Executive Director ECREEE

The ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) bids farewell to its pioneer Executive Director, Mr. Mahama Kappiah, after ten years heading the Centre. Effective May 1, 2020, Mr. Kappiah has been appointed to serve as the ECOWAS Permanent Representative to the United Nations in New York by the President of the ECOWAS Commission.

2nd Lights on Women Scholarship

A diverse talent pool is a key driver of innovative and inclusive solutions to advance the energy transition. The FSR invites women in energy and climate who are changemakers in their area of expertise to apply for the 2nd Lights on Women Scholarship! 

The 2nd Lights on Women Scholarship by the FSR offers four scholarships to women contributing to innovative energy solutions, research and initiatives that accelerate the energy transition.

WAHO Statement on World Malaria Day 2020

Bobo-Dioulasso 25 April 2020 – Today, the West African Health Organization (WAHO) joins the Roll Back Malaria (RBM) Partnership to End Malaria to celebrate World Malaria Day 2020, with the theme “Zero Malaria Starts with Me”.

Extraordinary Session of The ECOWAS Authority of Heads Of State and Government

SESSION EXTRAORDINAIRE DE LA CONFERENCE DES CHEFS D’ETAT ET DE GOUVERNEMENT DE LA CEDEAO

With a view to coordinating and strengthening the fight against the coronavirus disease 2019, otherwise known as COVID-19 in West Africa, the Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), under the chairmanship of H.E. Mr. Issoufou MAHAMADOU, President of the Republic of Niger, and current Chair of the ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government, held on 23 April 2020 a videoconference Summit on the situation and impact of the coronavirus. 

ECOWAS COMMUNIQUE: FIGHT AGAINST THE CORONAVIRUS DISEASE

ECOWAS CONTINUES TO SUPPORT MEMBER STATES IN THE FIGHT AGAINST THE SPREAD OF THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC 2019 (COVID-19)

1. ECOWAS continues to closely monitor the evolution of the Coronavirus pandemic in the world and particularly in West Africa. As of 5 April 2020, the 15 Member States are affected by the pandemic with 1 739 confirmed cases of contamination, 55 deaths and 328 persons who have fully recovered. It should be noted that approximately 95% of deaths are patients with comorbid conditions.

Solar PV Mini-Grid Project for 200 Households at Sare Pateh Jamwelly- The Gambia

  1. Unique Energy Co. Ltd and Unique Solutions Co. Ltd have received part financing from the ECOWAS Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) towards the cost of the “Solar PV Mini-Grid Project for 200 Households/Businesses at Sare Pateh Jamwelly-The Gambia”, and intends to apply part of the proceeds to payments for goods and works services to be procured under this project. The project will be co-financed by Unique Group Co. Ltd.

  1. The project will include the following components:

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