Abuja to host the 9th statutory meeting of the ECOWAS Convergence Council on December 9th


The ECOWAS Convergence council will hold an ordinary session on December 9th 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 fifteen 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 8th, 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 Program.