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Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala voiced confidence Friday in her quest to lead the crisis-wracked World Trade Organization after all of Africa backed her candidacy, vowing she would champion reform. “I feel the wind behind my back,” she told a virtual press briefing after the 55-member African Union officially supported her over her sole remaining opponent, Yoo […]Continue Reading
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STATEMENT FOLLOWING THE OUTCOME OF THE SECOND ROUND OF THE PROCESS TO SELECT THE WORLD TRADE ORGANIZATION (WTO) -DIRECTOR GENERAL. Kenya welcomes the progress made in the process of selecting the next Director-General of the World Trade Organization. While Kenya believesthat its candidate, Ambassador Amina C. Mohamed, was the most qualified candidate to steer this […]Continue Reading
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World Trade Organization members selected two final candidates — Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and South Korea’s Yoo Myung-hee — to advance to the final round in the race to lead the Geneva-based trade body, according to people familiar with the matter. By advancing two women to the final round of the selection process, the WTO will […]Continue Reading
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The World Trade Organization members have evicted three candidates from the race to be the next director-general of the body. The WTO members however retains Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, according to Bloomberg on Friday. Okonjo-Iweala is a former finance minister in Nigeria and former managing director of the World Bank. READ MORE: WTO DG: Okonjo-Iweala Continue Reading