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Welcome to ECOWAS Gender Development Centre

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The ECOWAS Gender Development Centre (EGDC) was set up in January 2003 through Decision A/DEC 16/1/03 of the Conference of ECOWAS Heads of State and Government to provide ECOWAS with a specialized agency on gender and development. The Center is headed by a Director and is under the supervision of the Commissioner for Human Development and Gender of the ECOWAS Commission.

EGDC works to further gender equality and equity and is a Centre of Excellence where gender promotion activities for the ECOWAS region converge.

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ECOWAS gender ministers to confer on women’s economic empowerment

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Ministers in charge of Gender and Women Affairs of ECOWAS Member States are set to meet on the margins of the 61st session of the Commission on the Status of Women, scheduled to hold in New York, the United States of America, from 13 to 24 March 2017. (more…)


CELEBRATION OF THE 2017 INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY: ECOWAS HONOURS HER EXCELLENCY MRS. ELLEN SIRLEAF-JOHNSON IN LIBERIA
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In commemoration of the International Women’s Day celebrated annually on 8th March, ECOWAS is hereby invited to participate in the Second Edition of the International Women’s Colloquium organized by the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Liberia. In tandem with this Colloquium, the ECOWAS Commissioner for Social and Gender Affairs, Dr Fatima Dia Sow, will meet with the President of Liberia and current Chairperson of ECOWAS, Her Excellency Mrs. Ellen Sirleaf-Johnson, in Monrovia, on 7th March 2017, to hand over a scroll with an inscription of a Declaration in her honour. (Read more)


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State of Women’s Rights Report

March 2017

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Ellen Johnson SIRLEAF
Chairperson of the Authority of Heads of States and Government of ECOWAS

H.E Marcel De Souza
President of ECOWAS Commission

Mr. Edward D. Singhatey
Vice President of ECOWAS Commission