ECOWAS and its Ambassadors Chart Way Forward For Regional Stability
ECOWAS and its Member States’ Ambassadors are charting a way forward for regional stability, peace and security. The intensified cooperation was reinforced at the thematic briefing session with Member States’ Ambassadors which held on the 10th of May in Abuja, Nigeria.
Speaking on the session’s theme: 2022 Security outlook amidst military incursion into politics and the limits of ECOWAS Peace and Security Mechanisms, the Vice President of the ECOWAS Commission Madam Finda Koroma restated the ECOWAS’ commission’s commitment to peace and security, noting that the existing mechanisms for these, would continue to be strengthened to respond to the regional dynamics.
The meeting closed with the full benefits of discussions, questions and comments just as the Deputy Head of Mission/High Commissioner to Nigeria and ECOWAS, Amb Eddison Agbenyegah who chaired the session, charged authorities in the region to continue to respond to the peace and security challenges in the region, in a more decisive manner to avoid re-occurrences of military incursions and related instability.
The thematic session was also supported by partners including WANEP, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), and the European Union, through the ECOWAS Peace and Security Architecture and Operations (EPSAO) Project.