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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Strengthening Capacity
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Latest News - Press Releases

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 […]
September 19, 2017
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ECOWAS, ECONEC LONG-TERM OBSERVERS FOR LIBERIA’S 10 OCT. POLL

Some 21 regional Long-Term Election Observers (LTOs) have arrived in Monrovia for deployment by the ECOWAS Commission and the ECOWAS Network of Electoral Commissions (ECONEC) for […]
August 17, 2017
Participants during closing of ECOWAS-EISA LTO Training in Accra

ECOWAS LONG-TERM ELECTION OBSERVERS END TRAINING IN ACCRA

Accra, Ghana, 17th August 2017 Another set of 20 regional experts has successfully completed an intensive training on ECOWAS Long-Term Election Observation guidelines and methodology in […]
August 13, 2017
Participants at opening of ECOWAS/EISA Training for Long-Term Election Observers, Accra, Ghana 13th Aug. 2017

STRENGTHENING CAPACITY OF LONG-TERM ELECTION OBSERVERS IN ECOWAS REGION

Accra, Ghana, 13th August 2017  More than 20 regional experts in political affairs, gender, the media, civil society and development issues, began an intensive training in Accra, […]
August 11, 2017
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ECONEC LAUNCHES TOOLS FOR VISIBILITY

Abuja, Nigeria 11th August 2017  As part of its determined effort to generate greater awareness about its mandate of promoting fair and credible elections in West Africa, […]
August 6, 2017
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NIGERIAN SENATE PRESIDENT CHARGES ECOWAS ELECTORAL BODIES ON CREDIBLE POLLS

ABUJA, NIGERIA 6, JULY 2017 Senator Bukola Saraki, President of the Nigerian Senate on Thursday, 6 July 2017 in Abuja charged heads of election management bodies […]
July 19, 2017
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PRESIDENT JOHNSON-SIRLEAF REASSURES ECONEC, ECOWAS DELEGATIONS ON LIBERIA’S OCTOBER VOTE

Liberia’s President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf has reassured visiting delegations of the ECOWAS Network of Electoral Commissions (ECONEC) and the ECOWAS Commission of her government’s unwavering commitment to […]
July 18, 2017
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LIBERIA’S PARLIAMENT, JUDICIARY AND UN AFFIRM SUPPORT FOR OCTOBER ELECTIONS

The leadership of Liberia’s Parliament, Judiciary and the United Nations Mission, UNMIL have restated their support to ensure credible, fair, participatory and peaceful October elections in […]
July 18, 2017
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ECONEC DELEGATION ENGAGES LIBERIA’S STAKEHOLDERS AHEAD OCTOBER ELECTIONS

After a successful pre-election Needs Assessment and Solidarity Mission to Sierra Leone, the delegation of the ECOWAS Network of Electoral Commissions (ECONEC) has started consultations with […]

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