WTO press conference by Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala on agricultural subsidies

WTO press conference by Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala on agricultural subsidies

15 February 2021. When she takes office on 1 March, Dr Okonjo-Iweala will become the first woman

and the first African to be chosen as Director-General. Her term, renewable, will expire on 31 August 2025.

“This is a very significant moment for the WTO. On behalf of the General Council, I extend our warmest congratulations to Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala on her appointment as the WTO’s next Director-General and formally welcome her to this General Council meeting,” General Council Chair David Walker of New Zealand¬†

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