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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Our Programmes

Strengthening Capacity
Experience Sharing
Research
Election Observation

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Latest News - Press Releases

July 3, 2017
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CONSOLIDATING NATION-BUILDING, DEMOCRACY IN THE NEW GAMBIA

*By Paul Ejime By African standards, many had expected the worst the moment the Gambia’s authoritarian ruler for 22 years Prof. Dr. Alhaji Yahya Jammeh reversed […]
July 3, 2017
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ECOWAS ELECTION OBSERVATION MISSION COMMENDS GAMBIANS FOR PEACEFUL PARLIAMENTARY POLLS

                                                                                    Banjul, Gambia 07 April 2017 The ECOWAS Election Observation Mission (EOM) has praised Gambians for their peaceful conduct and high sense of patriotism as well […]
July 3, 2017
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 ECOWAS ELECTION OBSERVATION MISSION URGES PEACEFUL PARLIAMENTARY VOTE IN THE GAMBIA

                                                                                    Banjul, Gambia 04 April 2017 The Head of the ECOWAS Election Observation Mission to The Gambia, Prof. Kwadwo Afari-Gyan has appealed to all political stakeholders […]
July 3, 2017
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PRELIMINARY DECLARATION-Gabia Election

                          INTRODUCTION   In furtherance of the Electoral Assistance mandate of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Commission, as contained in the ECOWAS Supplementary […]
July 3, 2017
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ECOWAS LONG-TERM ELECTION OBSERVATION REVIEW WORKSHOP

  27 -28 February 2017, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire Conclusions and Recommendations A workshop on the review of the ECOWAS Long-Term Election Observation was organized by the […]
July 3, 2017
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THE COTONOU DECLARATION ON ELECTORAL PROCESSES IN ECOWAS REGION

From 27 – 28 March 2017, the ECOWAS Commission, in partnership with the ECOWAS Network of Electoral Commissions (ECONEC) held an International Conference on, A Decade […]
July 3, 2017
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GAMBIANS VOTE FOR THEIR PARLIAMENTARIANS IN A PEACEFUL ELECTION

                                                                                    Banjul, Gambia 06 April 2017  Elections into Gambia’s 53-seat National Assembly kicked off slowly in a generally peaceful atmosphere on Thursday 6th April 2017 with […]
July 3, 2017
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LTEOMs deployed by ECOWAS since 2014

    ELECTION DATE   NATURE OF ELECTION   HOST COUNTRY   DURATION (days)   TOTAL LTOs 13 April 2014 Presidential Guinea Bissau   30   […]
July 3, 2017
Professor Mahmood YakubuPresident Chairman INEC Nigeria

NEW CHAIR OF REGIONAL ELECTORAL MANAGEMENT BODY RECEIVES ECOWAS DELEGATION

Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, the newly-elected President of the Board of ECOWAS Network of Electoral Commissions (ECONEC) and Chairman of Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has […]
July 3, 2017
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STATEMENT BY HEAD OF ECOWAS ELECTION OBSERVATION MISSION PROF. KWADWO AFARI-GYAN AHEAD OF GAMBIA’S PARLIAMENTARY ELECTIONS OF 6 APRIL 2017

                                                                                    Banjul, Gambia 03 April 2017 The President of the ECOWAS Commission, H.E. Marcel de Souza, in consonance with the ECOWAS Protocol on Democracy and Good […]
March 29, 2017
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NIGERIA HEADS NEW BOARD OF ECOWAS ELECTION MANAGEMENT NETWORK

Professor Mahmood Yakubu, Chair of Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has been elected President of the new five-member Board of the 15-nation ECOWAS Network of […]

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