Transformation of the ECOWAS Security Mechanisms in 1990s — 2000s
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Transformation of the ECOWAS Security Mechanisms in 1990s — 2000s
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S207987840002189-6-1
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10.18254/S0002189-6-1
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Alexander Shipilov 
Affiliation: Institute of World History RAS
Address: Russian Federation, Moscow
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The given article describes the development in the West African collective security mechanisms in the ECOWAS institutional framework. An assessment is made of the impact by the civil wars in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Cote d’Ivoire on the emergence of these mechanisms. Changes are traced in the value and legal foundations of the West African collective security in 1990s — 2000s. The article is written on the basis of ECOWAS documents analysis relating to regional security and outlining the approaches, strategies and specific mechanisms implemented by the organization during the aforementioned period.
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ECOWAS, regional collective security, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Cote d'Ivoire
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30.03.2018
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30.06.2018
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