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 […]
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). […]
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 […]
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.