Gender equality has always existed in ECOWAS programs, and this principle is enshrined in Article 63 of the Revised ECOWAS Treaty on “Women and Development”. In addition, an agency has been created in this direction, the Gender Center, based in
on July 18, 2019, a delegation of the ECOWAS Commission went to Accra to have a working session with the services in charge of the question of the certification of products of Community origin and more specifically the question of
The mid-year National Approvals Committee meeting was held in Cotonou, with several objectives. These ranged from reviewing drafts of some harmonized documents on both ECOWAS and UEMOA schemes, to reviewing the terms of reference for the ad-hoc committee set up
Based on the Gap Analysis previously carried out by USAID West Africa Trade Hub on the implementation of the ETLS, the experts meeting was aimed at developing a joint implementation plan for key recommendations towards enhancing free trade flow in
The Consultative meeting was held in Lome, Togo to review the difficulties and obstacles associated with the implementation of the two trade liberalization programmes, and to propose recommendations for harmonising and amending the legal texts governing the programmes of both
The 2nd ETLS National Approvalsâ€™ Committee meeting was held in the Republic of Benin. The aim of the meeting was for participants to suggest measures to facilitate the approval process to ensure growth in intra-community trade and further trade liberalization.