Regional Integration and the Political Economy of Morocco’s Desire for Membership in the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)

@inproceedings{Odeyemi2020RegionalIA,
  title={Regional Integration and the Political Economy of Morocco’s Desire for Membership in the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)},
  author={Temitayo Isaac Odeyemi},
  year={2020}
}
On June 4, 2017, the Kingdom of Morocco, a North African country which belongs to, and houses the headquarters of, the Arab Maghreb Union (AMU), formally applied for membership of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). By the provisions of its Establishment Treaty (1975), and the Revised Treaty (1993), ECOWAS’ focal area is West Africa where it is also expected to draw its members. Morocco’s application, however, has thrown up controversies on the plausibility of such desires… 
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