ECW/CCJ/JUD/05/09 The National Co-ordinating Group
of Departmental Representatives of the Cocoa-Coffee
Sector (CNDD) v. Côte d'Ivoire
In the Community Court of Justice of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)
Holden At Abuja, Nigeria
Between
The National Co-ordinating Group of Departmental Representatives of the Cocoa-Coffee Sector
(CNDD) - Plaintiffs

Republic of Côte D'Ivoire - Defendant
Composition of the Court

1. Hon. Justice Awa Nana Daboya - Presiding
2. Hon. Justice Benfeito Mosso Ramos - Member
3. Hon. Justice Alfred Anthony Benin - Member

Assisted by
Tony Anene-Maidoh Esq - Chief Registrar

Counsel to the Parties

1. Narcisse Aka - for the Plaintiff
2. Georgette Essis Mamenet - for the Defendant

Judgment of the Court
1. The Applicant, the National Co-ordinating Group of Departmental Representatives of the Cocoa-Coffee
Sector (CNDD), is a non-profit making Association governed by Ivorian Law No. 60-315 of 21st September,
1960, with its headquarters at Abidjan, Cocody II Plateaux, Vallons 28 BP 398 Abidjan 28, in Côte d'Ivoire.
2. The Applicant is represented and defended by Maitre Narcisse Aka, Lawyer registered with the Côte
d'Ivoire Bar Association, whose address is: 7 Boulevard Latrille, Cocody - 09 BP 2526, Abidjan 09.
3. The Defendant, the Republic of Côte d'Ivoire, is a Member State of ECOWAS.
4. The Defendant is represented by Maitre Georgette Essis Mam whose address is: Société Civile
Professionnelle d'Avocats Essis-Kouassi-Essis, Abidjan Cocody II Plateaux, Rue des Jardins, Sainte
Cecile, 16 BP 610 Abidjan 16.
5. The Applicant brought a complaint against the Defendant violation of its fundamental human rights and
asked the court to find the said violation and to ask the Republic of Côte d'Ivoire to pay damages for
reparation of the harm done.

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