EU head champions migration within ECOWAS sub region

claude-maertenThe head of the EU Delegation in Ghana, Claude Maerten has contended that the movement of persons within the ECOWAS sub region is important due to job opportunities available to the continents youth.

According to him, free movement would enhance job creation amongst countries leading to the promotion of international trade.

Claude Maerten was speaking at the end of a three-day Migration Dialogue for West Africa (MIDWA) Conference hosted by The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and IOM, in Accra.

The Conference brought together high-level government officials and policy-makers from all fifteen ECOWAS Member States, experts and civil society representatives to discuss free movement of persons, regional integration and economic cooperation in West Africa.

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