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 PARTIES GIVEN 30TH OCTOBER DATE TO REPORT ON EFFORTS AT AMICABLE SETTLEMENT OF SUIT RELATED TO CIVIL WAR BOMBS


The ECOWAS Court of Justice has fixed 30th October, 2017 to receive the final report of an ongoing settlement by parties in a suit filed by 20 persons in which they accused the government of the Federal Republic of Nigeria of negligence in the disposal of ordinance from the country’s war.

The Court had fixed 10th October, 2017 to enable the parties report on the status of their ongoing efforts towards an amicable settlement.

However, the parties told Court on the  10th October 2017 date fixed for reporting on the status  that the report of the settlement was ready but awaiting the signature of one of the parties and asked for more time to enable them conclude the process.

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 ECOWAS COURT PRESIDENT OPENS 2017 - 2018 LEGAL YEAR 

The President of the ECOWAS Community Court of Justice, Honorable Justice Jerome Traore on Monday, 9th October 2017 opened the Court’s 2017/2018 legal year with an appeal on the Community’s Council of Ministers to endorse the rules of arbitration that will enable the Court exercise its interim arbitral mandate.

Under Article 16 of the 1993 ECOWAS Revised Treaty, regional leaders authorised the establishment of an ECOWAS Arbitration Tribunal as an alternative dispute resolution mechanism while Article 9(5) of the Protocol on the Court vested it with interim arbitral mandate pending the establishment of the tribunal.
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 LEGAL YEAR OF ECOWAS COURT OPENS ON MONDAY, 9 OCTOBER 2017


The President of the 49th session of the United Nations Convention on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), Dr Gaston Kenfack Djouajni will deliver the keynote address during the Monday, 9th October 2017 opening ceremony of the 2017/2018 legal year of the ECOWAS Community Court of Justice.


UNICITRAL is the UN’s core legal body in the field of international trade law with a universal membership of specialists working for more than 40 years towards global commercial law reform.

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altTHE OUTCOME OF THE DELIBERATIONS FOR THE 10th ADMINISTRATION AND BUDGET RETREAT WILL POSITIVELY IMPACT THE 2018 FINANCIAL YEAR OF THE COURT


Official deliberations of the Administration and Budget Retreat of the Court came to a close on Wednesday, 12 July 2017, at Goshen City, on a note of total satisfaction. The President of the Court, Hon. Justice Jérôme Traoré, in his closing speech, expressed great satisfaction with the overall outcome of the official work done during the retreat.



Summing up his assessment of the activities carried out during the three-day event, the President gave a positive outlook to the general conclusion of the retreat, on the ground that appropriate answers and solutions were provided for all the issues raised, both by the Honourable Judges and the Staff.

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