Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, patron of the WTO

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Finally. After lengthy consultations, a three-round ballot, a blockage by the Trump administration in October and an overthrow of it by new US President Joe Biden last week, Nigerian Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala was appointed to the post on Monday. Director of the World Trade Organization (WTO). “A strong WTO is essential if we want to fully and quickly recover from the devastation caused by the Covid-19 pandemic,” she said on Monday evening after her appointment confirmed by the States. Our organization faces many challenges, but by working together we can collectively make the WTO stronger, more agile and better suited to today’s realities. ”

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