The Strategic Planning Unit was established in 2008 under the Office of the Vice President, to facilitate the development of a regional strategy for structural and institutional transformation as well as interface all the programs and plans of ECOWAS Institutions and align them with the overall vision of the region.
The vehicle for aligning to the ECOWAS Vision is the regional strategic plan, which has been finalised and tasked with achieving the following:
The regional strategic plan will therefore highlight ECOWAS’s goals and objectives while being clear of the organization’s resource requirements in achieving them.
For the Institutions of ECOWAS, the regional strategic plan would aid in:
The region will need to make tough decisions about what is most important to achieving success. We need your participation and support in this direction. I would like us to use this medium to share thoughts on how we can work together to align ourselves to the ECOWAS Vision and to truly impact the lives of the ECOWAS citizens we are charged to serve.