ECOWAS Reviews Staff Regulations

Abuja, Nigeria – 8th February 2019 - The ECOWAS Commission recently organized a four-day staff regulations review forum in Abuja, Nigeria. The consultative meeting held from 4th to 8th February 2019 discussed ways and means of improving the draft community staff regulations. The review meeting presided over by the ECOWAS Commissioner for human resources brought together human resource managers, DAFs and legal officers, as well as representatives of the commission and the court of Justice.

5ième Forum de l’ARE sur l’Investissement dans l’Accès à l’Energie

L’Alliance pour l’Electrification Rurale (ARE), en partenariat avec la Banque africaine de développement et GET.invest (anciennement RECP) est heureuse d’annoncer que le 5ièmeForum de l’ARE sur l’Investissement dans l’Accès à l’Energie (Business Forum de l’ARE sur l’investissement dans l’accès à l’énergie) se tiendra à Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire le 13 et 14 mars 2019.

AN HISTORIC STEP TOWARDS A SUSTAINABLE ENERGY FUTURE

From L - R: Mahama Kappiah Executive Director of ECREEE and H.E. Ulisses Correia e Silva, Prime Minister of Cabo Verde. Inauguration of Electric Vehicle

Praia - February 8th, 2019 – The Prime-Minister of the Republic of Cabo Verde, the Executive Director of ECREEE and the Chargé d’Affaires of the Embassy of Luxembourg, inaugurate the debut of the first seven vehicles 100% electric in Cabo Verde. This was the beginning of a process, which according to the Government of Cabo Verde, will culminate in the next decades by achieving the goal of phasing out the use of fossil-fuel based vehicles.

ECREEE inaugurates mini-grid project in Cabo Verde

Santo Antão – 17/January/2019 – The ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE), inaugurated a solar PV mini-grid in Planalto Norte with the capacity of 45 kWp, budgeted in the amount of 300 thousand USD to benefit 50 families in the region.

West African Power and Energy Cooperation Conference

ECREEE, the ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency and GIZ, the German Development Agency are pleased to be partners to WAPECC 2019, which is aiming to find the key strategies to unlock investment in the Power sector in the Ecowas region and boost socio-economic development.