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  • Writer's pictureAdekola Thompson

THE THREE MILITARY JUNTAS WITHDRAWAL FROM ECOWAS: IMPLICATIONS FOR AFCFTA AND REGIONAL INTEGRATION



The recent withdrawal of Niger, Mali, and Burkina Faso from the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has sent shockwaves through the region, marking an unprecedented event in the nearly 50-year history of the organization. The open condemnation of the successful coup attempts in these countries by ECOWAS leadership was perceived as unfair by some.


From its inception, ECOWAS established itself as an intervening authority in the region, safeguarding principles like non-aggression between member states, maintenance of regional peace, stability, and security through the promotion and strengthening of good neighbourliness and the promotion and consolidation of a democratic system of governance in each member state, among others.


This publication, delves into the intricacies of this withdrawal, exploring its potential impact on regional economic integration, with a particular focus on the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). Click the link below to read 👇👇👇


THE THREE MILITARY JUNTAS WITHDRAWAL FROM ECOWAS IMPLICATIONS FOR AFCFTA AND REGIONAL INT
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