Ambassador of Cuba participates in the ECOWAS parliament ceremony.

Nigeria, May 28th, 2021. The Cuban ambassador to this country, Clara M. Pulido Escandell, participated, along with members of the diplomatic corps accredited in Nigeria, in the opening ceremony of the V Legislature of the ECOWAS Parliament.

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) kicked off its 2021 First Ordinary Session of the ECOWAS Parliament on Thursday in Abuja. The session was chaired by the President of Ghana, Nana Akufo Addo, who is the current President of the Authority of Heads of Government of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) as Guest of Honor.

One of the highlights of the session was the presentation of the report on the state of the Community by the President of the ECOWAS Commission, Jean Claude Kassi Brou.

Topics on the fight against terrorism and COVID-19, regional integration, democratic governance, climate change, among others were also addressed.

Liberian Vice President Jewel Cianeh Howard-Taylor, who was introduced at the formal opening ceremony of the Session, addressed the issue of gender equality.

(Embassy of Cuba in Nigeria)

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