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 ECOWAS COMMUNITY COURT OF JUSTICE GETS NEW PRESIDENT


Judges of the Community Court of Justice, ECOWAS have reconstituted the bureau of the Court with the election of Honorable Justice Jérôme Traoré from Burkina Faso as the new President of the Court, Honorable Justice Micah Wilkins Wright from Liberia as Vice President and Honorable Justice Hamèye Founé Mahalmadane from Mali as the Dean.


Justice Traoré, who becomes the first male President of the 15-year old Court, will serve a two year term with the other members of the bureau.



The new President, who replaces Honorable Justice Maria Do Céu Silva Monteiro whose two year term ends on 18th June 2016, was until his election, the Dean of the Court.


Under the Regulation approving its organisational structure, the Bureau of the Court is responsible for the Court’s strategic orientation and for supervising its management and administration.


It also examines the work programme of the Court and provides the policy guidelines for the Court’s annual budget including its management.


HON. JUSTICE JEROME TRAORE

PRESIDENT


HON. JUSTICE MICAH WILKINS WRIGHT

VICE-PRESIDENT


HON. JUSTICE HAMEYE FOUNE MAHALMADANE

DEAN