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World Trade Organisation

February 5, 2021

Okonjo-Iweala now only candidate as Korean minister withdraws from WTO race

Yoo Myung-hee’s withdrawal has all but guaranteed the former Nigerian finance minister’s victory for the top job at the multilateral institution.

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala (Credit: Twitter)
November 24, 2020

WTO Race: Okonjo-Iweala nears victory as Korean challenger prepares to withdraw

WTO’s spokesperson Keith Rockwell had described Mrs. Okonjo-Iweala as the best candidate for its keenly contested top job.

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala (Credit: Twitter)
November 6, 2020

Okonjo Iweala: WTO postpones selecting DG

Ex-finance minister Okonjo Iweala is vying for the DG role.

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala (Credit: Twitter)
October 28, 2020

Okonjo-Iweala best candidate for director-general: WTO

The global trade body says the Nigerian is a shoo-in for the first female director-general.

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala (Credit: Twitter)
October 27, 2020

European Union endorses Okonjo-Iweala for WTO role

The United States is backing South Korean Yoo Myung-hee to be director-general of the World Trade Organisation.

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala (Credit: Twitter)
October 7, 2020

WTO: Okonjo-Iweala advances to final stage

The former Nigerian finance minister faces a South Korean woman after candidates of the United Kingdom, Kenya and Saudi Arabia were eliminated.

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala (Credit: Twitter)