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alt OPENING CEREMONY OF THE ADMINISTRATION AND BUDGET RETREAT: The President of the ECOWAS Court of Justice points out the difficulties faced by the Court in the course of the year 2017


The ECOWAS Community court experienced a ‘difficult period  in its funding during the first two quarters of 2017 characterised by insufficiency of funds for implementing the activities envisaged under its work programme for the year,’ the President of the court has said.


In a speech delivered at the opening ceremony of the Administration and Budget Retreat of the ECOWAS Court of Justice, held at Goshen City, Nasarawa State, on Monday 10 July 2017, Hon. Justice Jérôme Traoré, the situation was caused by delays in the disbursement of the Court’s portion of the Community levy which funds the activities of the Community.

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altECOWAS COURT GENERATED 200,000 NAIRA FROM THE SALE OF PUBLICATIONS IN FIRST HALF OF 2017


The ECOWAS Court generated N208,200 from the sale of its publications during the first half of 2017, the Chief Registrar of the Court, Mr Tony Anene-Maidoh said  on Monday, 10th July 2017 on the opening day of the Courts Administration and Budget Retreat.



In a presentation to participants at the retreat, the Chief Registrar said that the revenue came from the sale of the Courts publications, Certified True Copies of court processes and judgements.

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alt CHIEF REGISTRAR CALLS FOR CONDUCIVE ENVIRONMENT FOR FUNCTIONING OF ECOWAS COURT


The Chief Registrar of the ECOWAS Court, Mr Tony Anene-Maidoh has stressed the need for the creation of a ‘conducive environment for the functioning of the court’  in recognition of its peculiarities as an international judicial institution whose operations should be informed by best practices.



“ It is of utmost importance that the Honorable Judges of the Court are given a conducive environment to discharge their functions including security of tenure, reasonable length of tenure, sufficient number of judges, conducive office and necessary support staff,” he said in a presentation at the 9th Judicial retreat of the Court at Goshen city near Abuja.

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alt  ECOWAS COURT PRESIDENT URGES JEALOUS DEFENCE OF  ITS INDEPENDENCE


The President of the ECOWAS Court of Justice on Saturday wrapped up the institution’s annual judicial retreat  with a clarion call for the court to ‘jealously guide its independence’  in the face of the ongoing institutional reform by the community that will adversely affects  its capacity to discharge its four-fold mandate.



Envisaged under the reform, unveiled during the June statutory meetings of the Community in Monrovia, is the reduction of the number of judges of the court from seven to five.

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