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Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, the former finance minister of Nigeria, made history recently by becoming the first woman and first African director general of the World Trade Organisation. The WTO director general is in charge of supervising and directing the organisation’s administrative operations. This position has limited formal power. The issues to be tackled by Okonjo-Iweala are ..

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WTO -12th ministerial conference (MC12)

The 12th Ministerial Conference of World Trade Organization (WTO) started on June 12, 2022. Highlights It is being held at WTO headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. The conference will be concluded on June 15, 2022. It was due to take place in 2021 but got postponed due to covid-19 pandemic. Agenda of the conference Chief of ..

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Ngozi Okonjo Iweala: First Woman to lead WTO

The Nigerian economist Ngozi Okonjo Iweala has been appointed as the head the World Trade Organization. She has become the first woman to take this position. She has also become the first African to hold this charge amid rising protectionism. Highlights Okonjo-Iweala was named as the director-general by the representatives of the 164 member countries ..

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