WTO reform: hopes for momentum as new boss Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala takes charge in Geneva

//WTO reform: hopes for momentum as new boss Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala takes charge in Geneva

WTO reform: hopes for momentum as new boss Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala takes charge in Geneva

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala takes over the World Trade Organization on Monday amid hopes that she will spur the beleaguered body into addressing its towering challenges, including the pandemic-fuelled global economic crisis.“The WTO is too important to allow it to be slowed down, paralysed and moribund,” the first woman and first African to ever lead the global trade body told AFP a day after her nomination last month.The 66-year-old Nigerian former finance minister takes the helm after the WTO was…

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