The main objective of the EPSAO Project is to support the ECOWAS Commission in its mandate to prevent and manage conflict and security threats in West Africa.
The three Specific Objectives (SO) of the project are to:
(1) Strengthen ECOWAS’s mechanisms to promote and maintain peace and stability which will include primarily support for:
(2) Enable ECOWAS to prevent and manage erupting or existing conflicts which will include primarily support for the:
(3) Contribute to the creation of a secure and safe post conflict environment which will include primarily support for the:
The Action will run for a four-year period from 1 February 2019 and is jointly co-financed by the EU (EUR 16.4 million) and the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) (EUR 4 million).