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ECOWAS Commission organizes a workshop to validate its Standard Operating Procedures for Grants

The ECOWAS Commission is organizing a four-day validation workshop on Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for grants management, from June 25 to 28, 2024, in Abuja, Nigeria.


The workshop aims to improve the Commission's institutional processes and procedures for effective and efficient grant management. More specifically, this workshop aims to enlighten staff on the processes of awarding and managing grants, aligning them with the Grants Manual and Code, improving clarity of processes, roles and responsibilities, ensuring the compliance with regulations and best practices and to improve the overall quality of grant management services.


In his opening remarks the Director of Administration and General Services, Mr. Seydou BANGOURA stated that this initiative demonstrates the ECOWAS Commission's commitment to strengthening its institutional capacity and enhancing its delivery on regional integration and development goals. He also thanked the EU and Germany for their support in this workshop.


This workshop organized by the Directorate, Administration and General Services of the ECOWAS Commission brought together staff from different departments and units of the ECOWAS Commission, as well as external experts in grant management for interactive sessions, group discussions and practical exercises to validate SOPs and ensure their long-term effectiveness.



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