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Key Dates

    1975
  • Creation of ECOWAS
  • 1976
  • Cabo Verde Joined ECOWAS
  • 1977
  • Establishment of the Secretariat Headquarters (HQ) in Lagos (Nigeria)
  • 1991
  • Commissioning of the HQ in Abuja (Nigeria)
  • 1993
  • Signing of the Revised Treaty (Cotonou, Benin)
  • 1998
  • ECOWAS HQ moved from Lagos to Abuja
  • 2000
  • Mauritania Withdrew its Membership
  • 2007
  • Adoption of Vision 2020 & Transformation from an Executive Secretariat to a Commission
  • 2019
  • Adoption of a New Organogram for ECOWAS Institutions excluding EBID

Multimedia

Photos - Extraordinary Session of the Ecowas Authority Of Heads Of State and Government – 9th February 2020. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Visit of Jean-Claude Kassi Brou to AFC Members - Abuja, 28 Nov. 2019