Updates from advocacy & mobilization
UCLG Africa AND ECOWAS
WARO is liaising with the Regional Economic Community of West Africa, ECOWAS: The objective being to set up an information desk to ensure representation of local government at the level of the region’s economic commission.
The Regional Director of West Africa Regional Office, Mrs. Juliet Sale, received in audience by His Excellency Marcel Alain De Souza, President of the ECOWAS Commission at the ECOWAS Commission in Abuja.
On the 10th of November 2017, the Regional Director of the West Africa Regional Office, Mrs. Juliet Mekone Sale, had an audience with the President of the Commission, H.E. Marcel De Souza, at the Economic Community for West African States office based in Abuja, Nigeria. The objective of the meeting was to discuss a partnership agreement between the ECOWAS Commission and the United Cities and Local Governments of Africa (WARO). The President of the ECOWAS Commission acknowledged the importance of the partnership as ECOWAS works primarily with communities of West Africa and requested that both organizations work together to prepare a Memorandum Of Understanding.