Category Global Governance

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, L’Africaine la plus influente du monde

Elue directrice générale de l’OMC, l’ancienne ministre nigériane des Finances aura pour mission principale de réformer en profondeur une institution clé en perte de vitesse. Alain Faujaus À Abuja comme à Genève où elle a été élue, le 15 février, directrice-générale de l’Organisation Mondiale du Commerce (OMC), vous ne verrez jamais Nogozi Okonjo-Iweala qu’en coiffe […]

Les Mardis de l’ESSEC – 23 février 2021 – Pascal Lamy

Sciences Po – January 2021 – Waging War in the Markets: How to Sustain Economic Peace

The sixth edition of the Youth & Leaders Summit was held online over three days on 18-19-20 January 2021. It was dedicated to Wars and Peace: Solving Conflicts, Building Human Security. Over 50 distinguished guest speakers from all over the world participated and discussed with students of Sciences Po’s Paris School of International Affairs (PSIA). […]

No-nonsense Nigerian woman to be named boss in double first for WTO

By Emma Farge, Alexis Akwagyiram, Philip Blenkinsop GENEVA (Reuters) – Three months after the Trump administration rejected her, former Nigerian finance minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala is set to receive unanimous backing on Monday to become the first woman and first African director-general of the World Trade Organization. A self-declared “doer” with a track record of taking on seemingly intractable […]

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala: Nigerian powerhouse to head the WTO

Former World Bank vice-president wants trade body to focus on raising living standards in the wake of the pandemic William Wallis FEBRUARY 12 2021 Taking on apparently insurmountable challenges is something of a habit for Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala. In 2003, when she left her job as vice-president of the World Bank to return to Nigeria as finance […]

Imperative of Making the WTO Strike a Right Balance – CUTS International – Interview with Pascal Lamy

In this conversation Pradeep S. Mehta Secretary General, CUTS International interacts with Pascal Lamy, former Director General WTO. CUTS earlier did a webinar on “What would happen to the world without WTO”. In this conversation Pascal Lamy explains priorities of WTO in today’s time.