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

March 28, 2018
Prof Amos Sawyer 28th March 2018

PROF SAWYER URGES SIERRA LEONEANS TO COMPLETE ELECTORAL PROCESS PEACEFULLY

Prof. Amos Sawyer, Head of ECOWAS Observation Mission has appealed to Sierra Leoneans to persevere through successful completion of the crucial electoral process as they go […]
March 27, 2018
Heads of International Observation Missions meeting wth Development partners Freetown 27 March

HEADS OF INTERNATIONAL OBSERVATION GROUPS, DEVELOPMENT PARTNERS RENEW SUPPORT FOR SUCCESS ELECTION IN SIERRA LEONE

Heads of International Election Observation Missions met with representatives of Development partners in Freetown on Tuesday to synergise support for successful presidential run-off vote in Sierra […]
March 26, 2018
Sierra Leone presidential run-off vote now for 31st March 3

SIERRA LEONE’S PRESIDENTIAL POLL RUN-OFF POSTPONED TO 31ST MARCH

Sierra Leone’s presidential run-off earlier scheduled for 27 March was on Monday pushed forward to Saturday 31st March following an agreement by the two political parties and […]
March 25, 2018
ECOWAS ELECTION OBSERVATION MISSION Freetown 25 March 2018 2

ECOWAS EXPRESSES CONCERN OVER COURT INJUNCTION ON SIERRA LEONE POLL RUN-OFF

The ECOWAS Commission has noted with concern the interim injunction issued by a High Court on Saturday, March 24th restraining the National Electoral Commission (NEC) and […]
March 24, 2018
ECOWAS Commision Brou meering development partners in Sierra Leone

ECOWAS COMMISSION PRESIDENT URGES PEACEFUL ELECTION IN SIERRA LEONE

The ECOWAS Commission President Jean-Claude Brou has commended Sierra Leoneans for the peaceful conduct of 7 March 2018 general elections and called for the successful completion […]
March 23, 2018
ECOWAS Commission President Brou signing the Register at State House

PRESIDENT KOROMA PLEDGES PEACEFUL TRANSITION IN SIERRA LEONE

Sierra Leone’s President Ernest Bai Koroma received the new President of the ECOWAS Commission Jean-Claude Brou at the State House on Thursday and reiterated his commitment to peaceful […]
March 19, 2018
Prof Mahmood Yakubu, INEC Chair & new ECONEC Board President

ECONEC NUDGES NEC SIERRA LEONE ON PEACEFUL, CREDIBLE ELECTION

The ECOWAS Network of Electoral Commissions (ECONEC) has lauded the National Electoral Commission (NEC), Sierra Leone, for its professionalism during the March 7 general elections and […]
March 16, 2018
NEC Sierra Leone

NEC SIERRA LEONE ISSUES CAMPAIGN GUIDELINES FOR MARCH 27 PRESIDENTIAL RUN-OFF VOTE

The National Electoral Commission (NEC) Sierra Leone has released a campaign calendar and guidelines for the March 27 presidential run-off election involving the candidates of the main opposition […]
March 13, 2018
NEC Sierra Leone Chair addressing the Press 11 March 2018

SIERRA LEONE’S OPPOSITION AND RULING PARTY CANDIDATES FOR PRESIDENTIAL RUN-OFF VOTE MARCH 27

Rtd Julius Maada Bio of the opposition Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP) and Dr Samura Kamara of the ruling All People’s Congress (APC) will go for […]
March 12, 2018
NEC Sierra Leone media briefing 11 March 2018

NEC ANNOUNCES 75% RESULTS OF SIERRA LEONE MARCH 7 POLLS

With 75% or 1.95 million of the processed votes from Sierra Leone’s March 7 general elections released on Sunday by the National Electoral Commission (NEC), the presidential […]
March 11, 2018
Observers and the media at NEC S Leone Press Conference in Freetown 10 March 2018

NEC RELEASES 50% RESULTS OF SIERRA LEONE’S MARCH 7 POLLS

ational Electoral Commission (NEC) Sierra Leone Saturday released 50% or 1.3 million processed votes from the 3.17 million registered voters for the March 7 presidential, parliamentary […]
March 10, 2018
NEC S Leone Chair with Commissioner Miata French

ELECTORAL BODY ISSUES 25% RESULTS OF SIERRA LEONE’S MARCH 7 POLLS

The National Electoral Commission (NEC), Sierra Leone on Saturday in Freetown released 25% of the processed votes of the March 7 presidential, parliamentary and local council […]
March 9, 2018
ECOWAS Observation Mission's Preliminary Declaration on Sierra Leone's March 7 polls 4

ECOWAS OBSERVATION MISSION ADJUDGES SIERRA LEONE MARCH 7 ELECTIONS CREDIBLE

Sierra Leone’s March 7 general elections were generally peaceful and credible, the ECOWAS Election Observation Mission has said in its Preliminary Declaration. “The preparation for the […]
March 7, 2018
Sierra Leone voters waiting to cast their ballots 1

SIERRA LEONEANS VOTE TO ELECT NEW PRESIDENT IN CRUCIAL POLLS

Sierra Leoneans turned out in reasonable numbers at polling stations on Wednesday to elect their country’s new president, members of parliament and local councils in the fourth cycle […]
March 6, 2018
Heads of IEOMs meeting Freetown 6 March 2018

INTERNATIONAL OBSERVATION MISSIONS CALL FOR PEACEFUL, CREDIBLE POLLS IN SIERRA LEONE

The Heads of six International Election Observation Missions (IEOMs), including ECOWAS, Tuesday in Freetown, called on all Sierra Leone stakeholders to ensure peaceful and credible elections […]
March 5, 2018
Briefing of ECOWAS Election Observers in Freetown Monday 5th March 2018 2

ECOWAS OBSERVER MISSION TO SIERRA LEONE CHARGED ON IMPARTIALITY

Prof. Amos Sawyer, Head of ECOWAS’ 55-member Observation Mission to Sierra Leone, on Monday in Freetown tasked the regional observers to discharge their duty with the […]

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