ECONOMIC COMMUNITY OF WEST AFRICAN STATES (ECOWAS)

REVISED TREATY


Table of contents:
CHAPTER I: DEFINITIONS.............................................................................................................. 4

CHAPTER II: ESTABLISHMENT, COMPOSITION, AIMS AND OBJECTIVES

AND FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLES OF THE COMMUNITY....................................... 5

CHAPTER III: INSTITUTIONS OF THE COMMUNITY - ESTABLISHMENT,

COMPOSITION AND FUNCTIONS ..................................................................................... 7

CHAPTER IV: COOPERATION IN FOOD AND AGRICULTURE........................................... 14

CHAPTER V: COOPERATION IN INDUSTRY, SCIENCE AND

TECHNOLOGY AND ENERGY.......................................................................................... 15

CHAPTER VI: COOPERATION IN ENVIRONMENT AND NATURAL

RESOURCES .......................................................................................................................... 18

CHAPTER VII: COOPERATION IN TRANSPORT, COMMUNICATIONS AND

TOURISM ............................................................................................................................... 19

CHAPTER VIII: COOPERATION IN TRADE, CUSTOMS, TAXATION,

STATISTICS, MONEY AND PAYMENTS......................................................................... 22

CHAPTER IX: ESTABLISHMENT AND COMPLETION OF AN ECONOMIC AND

MONETARY UNION ............................................................................................................ 29

CHAPTER X: COOPERATION IN POLITICAL, JUDICIAL AND LEGAL

AFFAIRS, REGIONAL SECURITY AND IMMIGRATION............................................ 30

CHAPTER XI: COOPERATION IN HUMAN RESOURCES, INFORMATION,

SOCIAL AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS................................................................................ 31

CHAPTER XII: COOPERATION IN OTHER AREAS ................................................................ 34

CHAPTER XIII ................................................................................................................................... 34

CHAPTER XIV: FINANCIAL PROVISIONS................................................................................ 35

CHAPTER XV: DISPUTES .............................................................................................................. 36

CHAPTER XVI: SANCTIONS ......................................................................................................... 36

CHAPTER XVII: RELATIONS BETWEEN THE COMMUNITY AND THE

AFRICAN ECONOMIC COMMUNITY............................................................................. 37

CHAPTER XVIII: RELATIONS BETWEEN THE COMMUNITY AND OTHER

REGIONAL ECONOMIC COMMUNITIES...................................................................... 37

CHAPTER XIX: RELATIONS BETWEEN THE EXECUTIVE SECRETARIAT AND

THE SPECIALISED INSTITUTIONS OF THE COMMUNITY ..................................... 38

CHAPTER XX: RELATIONS BETWEEN THE COMMUNITY, THIRD

COUNTRIES AND INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS........................................... 38

CHAPTER XXI: RELATIONS BETWEEN MEMBER STATES, NON-MEMBER

STATES, REGIONAL ORGANIZATIONS AND INTERNATIONAL
ORGANIZATIONS ................................................................................................................ 39

CHAPTER XXII: GENERAL AND FINAL PROVISIONS .......................................................... 39

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