Welcome to ECONEC

ECONEC is the umbrella organization of Electoral Management Bodies (EMBs) in West Africa founded in 2008 to promote free, fair and credible elections.

Our Vision

We envisage a West African sub-region where free, fair, and credible elections are an integral part of the democratic process.

Our Mission

To promote and consolidate the democratic culture in West Africa through experience-sharing, research, capacity building and election observation

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Latest News - Press Releases

October 15, 2018
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ECONEC ADVOCATES COST-EFFECTIVE ELECTION MANAGEMENT IN WEST AFRICA

The ECOWAS Network of Electoral Commissions (ECONEC) has called on electoral management bodies (EMBs) in the region to reappraise election funding towards making the electoral process […]
October 13, 2018
ECOWAS & INEC Officials after a meeting at INEC Abuja HQ

ECOWAS, INEC DISCUSS PREPARATIONS FOR NIGERIA’S 2019 POLLS, SUSTAINED SUPPORT FOR ECONEC

A delegation of the ECOWAS Commission has met with the leadership of Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to discuss preparations for the country’s 2019 general […]
October 5, 2018
Prof Mahmood Yakubu, ECONEC Board President & INEC Chair

ECONEC, OSIWA STRENGTHENING COOPERATION ON CONSOLIDATION OF DEMOCRACY IN WEST AFRICA

The ECOWAS Network of Electoral Commissions (ECONEC) and the Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA) have reaffirmed their commitment to the pursuit of credible elections […]
August 5, 2018
ECONEC delegation with CENI Togo officials in Lome, Togo 4 Aug 2018

ECONEC DELEGATION ENDS FOUR-NATION MISSION, PLEDGES SUPPORT FOR TOGO’S DECEMBER PARLIAMENTARY VOTE

The delegation of the ECOWAS Network of Electoral Commissions (ECONEC) led by governing board President Mahmood Yakubu has ended a four-nation Needs Assessment and Solidarity Mission, […]
August 4, 2018
ECONEC delegation and ECOMIB Staff Officers in Bissau

ECOWAS MISSION TO HELP SECURE GUINEA BISSAU’S NOVEMBER POLLS

The ECOWAS peace Mission in Guinea Bissau, ECOMIB, has reassured a visiting delegation of the ECOWAS Network of Electoral Commissions (ECONEC) of its total commitment to […]
August 3, 2018
Prof Yakubu and Speaker Cassama

ECONEC, NIGERIA MOBILISE SUPPORT FOR GUINEA BISSAU’S NOVEMBER PARLIAMENTARY POLLS

At the request of the Guinea Bissau government and facilitation by the ECOWAS Network of Electoral Commissions (ECONEC), the Nigerian government is to provide crucial logistics […]
August 2, 2018
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ECONEC, UNDP DISCUSS SUPPORT FOR GUINEA BISSAU POLLS

The delegation of the ECOWAS Network of Electoral Commissions (ECONEC) led by its governing board President, Prof Mahmood Yakubu, met on Wednesday 1st August with officials of […]
August 2, 2018
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GUINEA BISSAU APPEALS FOR ELECTORAL SUPPORT

Guinea Bissau’s Interior Minister Mutaro Djalo has appealed to development partners and friendly nations for support to enable the country conduct a success legislative election next […]
August 1, 2018
ECONEC delegation with CENI Togo officials in Lome, Togo 4 Aug 2018

ECONEC DELEGATION ON SOLIDARITY, NEEDS ASSESSMENT VISITS TO SENEGAL, GUINEA BISSAU, TOGO

An ECONEC delegation headed by governing board president, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu met in Dakar Tuesday 31st July with officials of Senegal’s Independent electoral commission CENA led […]
July 29, 2018
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GUINEA BISSAU SUPREME COURT PRESIDENT RECEIVES ECONEC DELEGATION

The Predident of Guinea Bissau’s Supreme Court Justice Paulo Sanha Tuesday in Bissau received visiting delegation of ECONEC led by its governing board President Prof Mahmood […]
July 17, 2018
ECOWAS LTOs receive briefing before deployment for Mali's 29 July presdiential vote

ECOWAS DEPLOYS OBSERVERS TO MALI ADMINISTRATIVE REGIONS AHEAD OF JULY 29 PRESIDENTIAL POLL

Twenty ECOWAS Long-Term Observers (LTOs) have been deployed across four of Mali’s eight administrative regions and Bamako District, the nation’s capital, ahead of the country’s July […]
July 11, 2018
Kadre Desire Ouedraogo

FORMER BURKINA FASO PRIME MINISTER OUEDRAOGO TO HEAD OBSERVATION MISSION TO MALI’S JULY 29 PRESIDENTIAL VOTE

Former Prime Minister of Burkina Faso and ECOWAS Commission President, Kadre Desire Ouedraogo, will lead the organisation’s 171-member Observation Mission to Mali’s July 29 crucial presidential […]
June 13, 2018
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Guinean Authorities Commit to Resolving Issues Over Disputed Municipal poll Results

The Secretary General in Guinea’s Territorial Administration and Decentralization Ministry, Dr. Yamori Conde has assured visiting ECONEC delegation led by Prof Mahmood Yakubu that the Ministry […]
June 11, 2018
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ECONEC ADVOCATES STRUCTURED ENGAGEMENTS BETWEEN GUINEA ELECTORAL COMMISSION, OTHER POLITICAL STAKEHOLDERS

In continuation of its electoral mid-term follow-up Mission to Guinea, the Prof Mahmood Yakubu-led ECONEC delegation met on Monday 11 June with the ECOWAS Special Representative […]
June 8, 2018
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GUINEA ELECTORAL COMMISSION COMMENDS ECONEC, SEEKS MORE ELECTORAL SUPPORT

A delegation of the ECOWAS Network of Electoral Commissions (ECONEC) began talks on Friday, 8th June, with the leadership of Guinea’s Electoral Commission, CENI, on wide-ranging issues, […]
June 6, 2018
Prof Mahmood Yakubu, INEC Chair & ECONEC Board President

ECONEC UNDERTAKES ELECTORAL FOLLOW-UP MISSION TO GUINEA

Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, President of the ECONEC governing board and Chair of Nigeria’s Independent Electoral Commission (INEC), is leading an eight-member delegation on a Post-election Follow-up […]

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