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New WTO head Okonjo-Iweala faces difficult tasks

By Joanna Sopinska
  • 15 Feb 2021 09:20
  • 15 Feb 2021 10:40
Nigeria's Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, a former World Bank official, was confirmed today as the new head of the World Trade Organization.

As the first woman in that job, she will face the difficult task of reforming the Geneva-based trading body after years of stagnation and growing disagreements about its functioning.

Okonjo-Iweala was approved

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