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

February 24, 2018
Prof Amos Sawyer

ECOWAS OBSERVERS FOR SIERRA LEONE’S MARCH 7 PRESIDENTIAL POLL

An ECOWAS Mission of 15 Long-Term Observers (LTOs) is in Sierra Leone for the country’s March 7 presidential, parliamentary and local council elections. The team is […]
February 1, 2018
Consultants for the ECONEC Study on Cost of Elections in W/Africa with ECONEC Secretariat Staff

ECONEC LAUNCHES STUDY ON COST OF ELECTIONS IN WEST AFRICA

The ECOWAS Network of Electoral Commissions (ECONEC) in Abuja on Thursday, 1st February 2018 launched a regional study on Cost of Elections as part of its initiative […]
January 22, 2018
Prof Mahmood Yakubu, INEC Chair & new ECONEC Board President

ECONEC SALUTES LIBERIA ELECTIONS COMMISSION FOR SUCCESSFUL POLL

The ECOWAS Network of Electoral Commissions (ECONEC), the umbrella body of Electoral Management Bodies (EMBs) in West Africa has congratulated the National Elections Commission (NEC) Liberia […]
December 29, 2017
Ghana's former President & Head, ECOWAS Election Observation MIssion to Liberia

MAHAMA, HEAD OF ECOWAS OBSERVATION MISSION CONGRATULATES LIBERIANS FOR SUCCESSFUL POLL

Ghana’s former President John Mahama, Head of ECOWAS Election Observation Mission has congratulated Liberians for the successful 26 December presidential run-off vote and urged them to […]
December 28, 2017
ECOWAS Preliminary Declararion on Liberia's presidential run-off 26 Dec 2017 1

ECOWAS OBSERVATION MISSION SATISFIED WITH LIBERIAN ELECTION, CALLS FOR CALM

The former President John Mahama-led ECOWAS Observation Mission has described Liberia’s 26 December presidential run-off vote as peaceful and satisfactory with the process up to the […]
December 27, 2017
Declaration

ECOWAS Election Observation Mission’s Preliminary Declaration on LIberia’s 26 Dec 2017 Presidential run-off vote

INTRODUCTION It will be recalled that the Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) candidate, George Manneh Weah, and the Unity Party (UP) candidate, Joseph Nyuma Boakai, emerged […]
December 26, 2017
Mahama at the polling station in Monrovia 26 Dec

LIBERIA’S PRESIDENTIAL RUN-OFF VOTE OFF TO A SLOW, SMOOTH START

Liberia’s rescheduled presidential run-off election got off to a slow but generally peaceful start Tuesday with the Head of ECOWAS Observation Mission, Ghana’s immediate past President, […]
December 25, 2017
Liberia voter 26 Dec 2017-1

MAHAMA, HEAD OF ECOWAS OBSERVATION MISSION APPEALS FOR PEACEFUL VOTE IN LIBERIA

Ghana’s immediate past President John Dramani Mahama, Head of ECOWAS Election Observation Mission to Liberia, met Monday with the two candidates for the 26 December rescheduled […]
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 […]

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