ECCAS


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ECCASEconomic Community of Central African States
ECCASEuropean Collaborating Centres in Addiction Studies (est. 1988; various locations)
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The minister announced that her country will be reintegrated into ECCAS during its next summit.
Central Africa is suffering from a problem that began in West Africa," said Daniel Elono, an ECCAS expert who spoke on Thursday during the regional body's meeting in Douala, Cameroon's commercial capital.
Coffering separately with the ambassadors of Cuba and Burundi and a delegation from the EU and ECCAS at the ECOWAS Commission headquarters in Abuja, Nigeria on the 11th of September 2017, president de Souza stated that their maximum support is needed in the implementation of integration programmes, reintroduction of transparency and fiscal discipline.
The council welcomed the steps taken by the Commission, in consultation with the Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS) and other stakeholders, towards the operationalization of the African-led International Support Mission to CAR (MISCA), including the transfer of authority from the ECCAS Peace Consolidation Mission in the CAR (MICOPAX) to MISCA.
ECOWAS is working closely with ECCAS for the effective functioning of the ICC, which was inaugurated in September, 2014.
Commenting on the grant approval, ECCAS Secretary General Ambassador Ahmad Allam-Mi said, This will definitely strengthen bilateral cooperation between Cameroon and Equatorial Guinea, open up economic opportunities, and drive further infrastructure development and improvement in the region.
The Secretary-General encouraged Cameroon to urge regional partners to swiftly convene the long-planned joint ECOWAS and ECCAS Summit on Boko Haram to agree on a unified regional response to the threat posed by the group.
UNOCA and the ECCAS Secretariat recently signed a revised memorandum of understanding, which defines the operational framework of cooperation, collaboration and interaction for action in various fields ranging from conflict prevention and resolution to counter-terrorism to assistance with regard to electoral processes.
Equatorial Guinea is one of the countries of the ECCAS, along with Cameroon, Gabon, Congo, Chad, Democratic Republic of Congo, Angola, Burundi, Central African Republic and Sao Tome and Principe.
Donor: ECCAS Economic Community of Central African States
The project's development objectives areto enhance regional trade and integration and sub-regional cooperation between CEMAC and ECCAS member states, and specifically provide thelandlocked countries Central African Republic (CAR) and Chad with a better access to the Port of Douala through: (i) assistance to the strengthening of the CEMAC Customs Union; and (ii) improvement of the logistics chain, including road and rail infrastructure to the Port of Douala's hinterland.