Edward meets with Marcel, A. de Souza, ECOWAS President

Apr 20, 2017

Edward Kallon with Marcel, A. de Souza President of ECOWAS (Photo, UNDPNigeria/Lucky Musonda)

In a bid to strengthen partnership between the UN System and the Regional Economic bloc, the Economic Commission for West African States (ECOWAS), UNDP Resident Resident,  who is also UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator, Edward Kallon, paid a courtsey call on the President of the regional body H.E Marcel, A. de Souza at his office in Abuja.

During the meeting, the two exchanged notes on a number of regional issues defining developent within Member States.

UNDP Nigeria, working through National Commissions (NATCOMs), is implementing the European Union funded ECOWAS Regional Project on Small Arms and Lights Weapons. The project, now in its third year of implementation seeks to address proliferation of small arms and light weapons in 7 countries including Nigeria.

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Lucky Musonda

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