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Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala named first female African of the Year honouree

The 2020 African of the Year Award recipient, and the third recipient of the Award –Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala…

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Exministra de Nigeria: La OMC debe actualizarse para ayudar en la pandemia

La exministra nigeriana de Finanzas Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, candidata a dirigir la Organización Mundial del…

Trade is vital to help recovery from covid-induced recession: Okonjo-Iweala

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala says trade will be important to help the global recovery from the pandemic induced…

OPED – Paul Polman – The WTO needs a credible, reform-minded leader like Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

The Covid-19 crisis continues to raise more questions than answers, but there is one thing of which we can…

Covid vaccine strategy must consider need as well as wealth

The virus is winning. Global cases of coronavirus continue to climb as the disease spreads into poorer…

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Chronic lack of trust is crippling WTO

The World Trade Organisation failed to confront a chronic lack of trust and could have been better prepared…

Vaccine economics, and why we need trade to end the pandemic

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala (GAVI) joins to explain one way to solve the complicated economic problem of how to…

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Fair trade of coronavirus vaccine should top WTO agenda

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala vows that the World Trade Organisation (WTO) will ensure future coronavirus vaccines and..

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Nigeria’s candidate for WTO chief prioritizes fixing dispute settlement system if selected

Nigeria’s candidate for the top job of the WTO said fixing the Geneva-based body’s dispute settlement system..


Nigeria’s Okonjo-Iweala shares her vision for global trade

Nigeria’s candidate for the position says part of her vision is to build a trade institution where there is…

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Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala : pour diriger l’OMC, il faut une « femme d’action »

L’ancienne ministre nigériane met en avant son profil à la fois politique et financier pour réformer une…

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WTO searches for champion to defend global trade

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala is among the leading candidates for the top job, which has never been held by a woman

WATCH – Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala’s WTO press conference

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala holds a press conference at the WTO in Geneva on Wednesday, July 17th 2020


Nigeria’s House of Representatives endorse Okonjo-Iweala for WTO leadership

The House of Representatives has endorsed the former Minister of Finance and…

Nigeria Nominates Okonjo-Iweala as WTO Director-General

Good listener or strong negotiator? WTO candidates make case for top job

Nigeria’s Okonjo-Iweala speaks with NIKKEI Asian Review about her candidacy for the WTO’s top job.


Europe and Africa both seek single contender for WTO top job

Mexico, Egypt and Nigeria present candidates and EU’s Phil Hogan ‘exploring’ bid.

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Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala vows to bridge divide between US and China on trade

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Nigeria’s candidate to head the WTO, claims to have the political clout and trade…


Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala – Reviving the WTO

The World Trade Organization has an irreplaceable role to play in transforming countries’ economic…

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A conversation with Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

The Nigerian economist and former World Bank managing director talks about Africa, Covid-19…