ECOWAS – Presidency of the Commission – Appointment of Marcel Alain De Souza (April 8, 2016)


France welcomes the appointment of Marcel Alain De Souza, former Minister for Development, Economic Analysis and Forecast of Benin, as president of the Commission of the Economic Community of West African States.

It wishes him every success in the high office to which he has been elected.

We congratulate the outgoing president, Kadré Désiré Ouédraogo, on the work he has carried out since 2012 in support of integration and peace in West Africa, notably in Mali, Guinea-Bissau and Burkina Faso.