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2020 International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking

The International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, also known as ‘World Drug Day’, is celebrated annually on 26 June. The theme of World

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ECOWAS Experts Begin Process of Validating Empirical Survey on Substance Abuse

Professor Obot (L) and Mr Amankwaah (R) during the opening of the Workshop Abuja, March 3rd 2020. Experts from Member States of the Economic Community

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ECOWAS, EU and UNDOC hold PSCC Meeting to Ensure Effective Coordination of the Regional Action Plan on Organized Crime and Drugs

L-R Mr. Kurt Cornelis, Head of Cooperation in the EU Delegation to Nigeria and ECOWAS, Mohammed Ibrahim, Rep. Commissioner Social Affairs and Gender and Mr.

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ECOWAS and UNODC Held a Review Meeting on the West African Drug Report (2014 – 2017)

L-R Fernando Yonge Barreto Costa, Esther F. Grant, Francis Kofi Torkornod, Kurt Cornelis, Oliver Stolpe, Dr. Sintiki UGbe, Mashood Oluku Lawal, Stefania MARRONE, Baba Hussaini,

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ECOWAS Commission expresses confidence in the renewed efforts at tackling Drug Menace

Commissioner Jagne reading the speech of president Brou Abuja, 12th April 2019. The Commission of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) is confident

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ECOWAS Commission urges renewed commitment, increased vigour in tackling drug abuse and organised crime

  Abuja, 9th April 2019 . The Experts’ session of the Inter-Ministerial Drug Coordinating Committee Meeting (IMDCC) of the Economic Community of West African States

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ECOWAS Drug Unit conducts evidence-based drug use prevention, sensitisation and awareness program in Bohicon, Benin

The ECOWAS Drug Unit conducted a 5-day drug use prevention, sensitisation and awareness program amongst high school students in Bohicon, Benin from 18th to 22nd

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Experts meet to validate the legal texts on ECOWAS drug action plan

Dr. Siga Fatima Jagne The ECOWAS Drug Unit in pursuance of the implementation of relevant provisions of the Political Declaration and the Action Plan requested

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CSOs in West Africa recommend Network for Drug Prevention and Care

  Abuja, 10th February 2018. Focal points of Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) in the field of substance abuse from ECOWAS Member States and Mauritania have

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ECOWAS and UNODC build capacity of CSOs on Drug prevention and Care

  Group photograph of participants Abuja, 8th February 2018 . In line with its Drug Action Plan (2016-2020), the ECOWAS Commission has commenced a three-day capacity

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