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Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Becomes First Woman DG Of World Trade Organisation

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Becomes First Woman DG Of WTO DG

A development economist and former Finance Minister of Nigeria, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala becomes first woman Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO DG).

The former managing director of the World Bank becomes the first African and woman to emerge WTO DG defected Yoo Myung-hee from Republic Korea.

Starting on 28 October 2020 she would replace Roberto Azevêdo as Director-General for a first four-year term.

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