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

December 22, 2017
Joseph Boakai

ECOWAS OBSERVERS RETURN TO LIBERIA FOR 26 DECEMBER PRESIDENTIAL RUN-OFF

A 25-member ECOWAS Short-Term Observation Mission headed by Ghana’s immediate past President John Dramani Mahama will return to Liberia for the country’s delayed presidential run-off now […]
December 14, 2017
Prof Yakubu with ECONEC Secretatiat Staff & INEC officials after an ECONEC Meeting in Abuja

ECONEC MOVES TO REDUCE COST OF ELECTIONS IN WEST AFRICA

The ECOWAS Network of Electoral Commissions (ECONEC) is taking steps to encourage reduction of the cost of elections, and professional reporting of electoral processes through regional […]
October 12, 2017
Liberia Election ECOWAS Prelim Declaration 2

ECOWAS OBSERVER MISSION COMMENDS LIBERIANS FOR PEACEFUL OCT. 10 VOTE

Head of the ECOWAS 71-member Election Observation Mission to Liberia, John Mahama has commended Liberians for seizing the opportunity of the October 10 crucial elections to […]
October 9, 2017
Liberian flag bears' meeting 3

ECOWAS CHARGES LIBERIAN PARTIES’ FLAG BEARERS TO RESPECT ELECTORAL PEACE ACCORD

The Head of ECOWAS Election Observation Mission to Liberia, John Mahama has urged flag bearers of political parties for the country’s Tuesday, October 10 elections to […]
October 8, 2017
STO briefing 4

ECOWAS ELECTION OBSERVERS IN LIBERIA CHARGED ON PROFESSIONALISM, IMPARTILITY

Members of the ECOWAS 71-member Election Observation Mission to Liberia have been charged to demonstrate the highest level professionalism and impartiality in discharging their responsibility as […]
October 8, 2017
HOMs to Liberia polls 2017 1

HEADS OF INTERNATIONAL OBSERVER GROUPS STRATEGISE ON LIBERIA’S CRUCIAL ELECTIONS

Heads of international election observation missions to Liberia met in Monrovia 8th October to share information and experiences ahead of the country’s crucial presidential legislative polls. The […]
October 7, 2017
7 OCT 6 HOM meeting

PRESIDENT JOHNSON-SIRLEAF RECEIVES HEAD OF ECOWAS OBSERVER MISSION, COMMITS TO SUCCESSFUL POLLS

Liberia’s out-going President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf has reaffirmed her commitment to successful transfer of power through credible and peaceful elections on October 10, towards consolidation of democracy […]
October 7, 2017
6 Oct 6 HOM meeting

ECOWAS, ECONEC PLEDGE UNFLINCHING SUPPORT FOR DEMOCRATIC LIBERIA

ECOWAS and its network for electoral Commissions, ECONEC have reiterated their total commitment to peaceful and credible elections in Liberia on October 10 towards consolidating democracy […]
October 6, 2017
Head of ECOWAS 71-member Election Observation Mission to Liberia, Ghana's immediate-past President John Dramani Mahama on arrival at Roberts International Airport, Monrovia 5 Oct 2017

MAHAMA, HEAD OF ECOWAS ELECTION OBSERVATION MISSION CHARGES LIBERIANS TO ENSURE SUCCESSFUL VOTE

The Head of ECOWAS 71-member Election Observation Mission to Liberia, Ghana’s immediate-past President John Dramani Mahama said the responsibility for the success of Liberia’s October 10 […]
October 5, 2017
Media professionals and International Observers at the NEC Liberia Press Conference Monrovia 4 Oct

POLITICAL STAKEHOLDERS CHARGED ON PEACEFUL VOTE IN LIBERIA

Liberia’s National Elections Commission (NEC) has appealed to all political stakeholders, especially political parties, candidates and the media to act within the law to ensure peaceful […]
September 30, 2017
NEC Liberia boss Jerome Korkoya and ECOWAS Observers at Roberts Airport Monrovia after the NEC took delivery of Ballot papers for the Oct 10 Elections

LIBERIA’S ELECTORAL COMMISSION TAKES DELIVERY OF BALLOT PAPERS FOR OCTOBER 10 POLLS

The National Electoral Commission (NEC) Liberia on Friday 29th September took delivery of another consignment of Ballot papers for the country’s October 10 elections. A team of ECOWAS Long-Term […]
September 29, 2017
ECOWAS Long-term Election Observers being briefed by ECOWAS Special Rep in Liberia Amb. Ajisomo

ECOWAS LONG-TERM OBSERVERS DEPLOY IN LIBERIA’S ADMINISTRATIVE COUNTIES

ECOWAS Long-Term Election Observers (ELTEOs) have been deployed in Liberia’s 15 administrative Counties in continuation of their mandate to assess critical phases of the electoral process, […]
September 29, 2017
NEC Liberia boss Jerome Korkoya and ECOWAS Observers at Roberts Airport Monrovia after the NEC took delivery of Ballot papers for the Oct 10 Elections

ECOWAS LONG-TERM OBSERVERS DEPLOY IN LIBERIA’S ADMINISTRATIVE COUNTIES

ECOWAS Long-Term Election Observers (ELTEOs) have been deployed in Liberia’s 15 administrative Counties in continuation of their mandate to assess critical phases of the electoral process, […]
September 27, 2017
Candidates at Liberia's Presidential Debate, Paynesville City Hall, Monrovia 26 Sept.

ECOWAS POLL OBSERVERS WATCH LAST ROUND OF LIBERIA’S PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE

In continuation of their assessment of the processes leading up to Liberia’s October 10 presidential and legislative elections, ECOWAS Observers had the opportunity of watching the […]
September 23, 2017
ECOWAS Long-term Election Observers & ECOWAS Spec Rep Liberia Amb Ajisomo after meeitng with UN Spec Rep Farid Zarif & other UN officials at UNMIL HQ Monrovia

UN REAFFIRMS COMMITMENT TO DEMOCRACY IN LIBERIA

The United Nations (UN) is providing Liberia with important support to ensure credible and successful presidential and legislative elections in October, towards the consolidation of democracy […]
September 21, 2017
ECOWAS poll Observers meeting with Liberia Election Commissioners, Dep IGP, African envoys & ECOWAS Special Rep Amb Ajisomo (1)

LIBERIA’S ELECTORAL BODY, POLICE COMMIT TO SUCCESSFUL OCT POLLS

Officials of Liberia’s National Electoral Commission (NEC) and Police authorities have assured ECOWAS Long-Term Observers of their commitment to successful presidential and parliamentary elections in the […]

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