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ECOWAS Signs Development Cooperation Agreement With Germany

18 Nov, 2017
Vice President Edward Singhatey and Dr. Stefan Oswald

Abuja, 17th November 2017.The Commission of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has signed on the 16th of November 2017, a Development Cooperation Agreement with The Federal Republic Germany towards enhancing the various integration programmes of the Community.

Vice President of the ECOWAS Commission Mr. Edward Singhatey signed the Agreement for ECOWAS while the leader of the German Delegation and Director Sub-Saharan Africa, Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) of Germany, Dr. Stefan Oswald appended his signature on behalf of his country.

Group photograph of ECOWAS Commission officials and the German delegation

The agreement signing ceremony was the culmination of a series of consultation meetings with Vice President Singhatey and senior officials of the relevant ECOWAS Departments from the 14th to the 15th of November 2017.

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