Abuja to Host ECOWAS Convergence Council Meeting, December 9

Marcel Alain de Souza, President, ECOWAS Commission
De Souza


THE ECOWAS Convergence council will hold an ordinary session on December 9, 2016 at Abuja, to determine the progress made in implementing the roadmap of the Community’s Single Currency Programme and adopt the macroeconomic convergence of member States.

 This Statutory Council, which will bring together the ministers of Economy and Finance of the 15 member states, will also analyze the report of the 48th session of the West African Monetary Agency, AMAO, committee of governors.

 The ministers of Finance, the governors of central banks of member States, the representatives of the ECOWAS commission, UEMOA commissions, West African Monetary Institute, the Monetary Agency of West Africa and the ECOWAS Bank of Investment and Development will participate in the meeting.

 The meeting will be preceded by an ordinary session of the Technical Committee on Macroeconomic Policies on December 8, 2016 at the ECOWAS headquarters. The main items on the agenda include validation of the ECOWAS Macroeconomic Convergence Report 2015 and the status of implementation of the roadmap for the ECOWAS single currency programme.

—  Dec 7, 2016 @ 17:10 GMT


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