Economic Community of West African States
Burkinabe President of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Commission, Kadre Desire Ouedraogo (4th R), speaks to military officers during a visit to Franco-African troops in Gao on April 21, 2013. Ouedraogo encouraged Franco-African troops in Mali to 'not release the pressure' against the Islamists armed groups.
In this capacity, French must be considered as a powerful tool for regional and global integration. In the United Nations, European Union, Economic Community of West African States, as well as in the Mano River Union, French and English co-habitate perfectly
Our African partners are demonstrating strengthened capabilities and are increasingly cooperating with other nations to address shared security challenges, including supporting African Union and United Nations operations and programs ... The leadership of the African Union and the Economic Community of West African States in addressing the security challenges in Mali is indicative of the growing willingness and capability of Africans to address African security challenges.
The Kingdom of Morocco tried to play a role in urging all parties and all neighbouring countries to contribute actively and to support the efforts of neighbouring countries as well as the efforts carried out by the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)More quotes »
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