The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) came into being on 18 June 1981, when seven Eastern Caribbean countries signed a treaty agreeing to cooperate with each other and promote unity and solidarity among the Members. The Treaty became known as the Treaty of Basseterre, so named in honour of the capital city of St. Kitts and Nevis where it was signed.
Led by the Government of Nigeria and supported by the European Union, the United Nations, and the World Bank, the North-East Nigeria Recovery and Peace Building Assessment (RPBA) is a systematic analysis of the physical, social and economic impacts of the conflict with Boko Haram. The assessment builds on previous
studies and analyses detailed information collected by the states, resulting in an overarching framework for stability, peace building and recovery of the region.
All EU Member States are participating States of the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE). Altogether, the OSCE has 57 participating States from Europe, North America, and Central Asia and spans a geographical area from Vancouver to Vladivostok. All 57 participating States enjoy equal status and decisions are taken by consensus on a politically, but not legally binding basis.