Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Formally Assumes Duty At The WTO Director General2 years ago
Today we celebrate a milestone in the history of our glorious Continent. @NOIweala, the former Finance Minister of the Nigeria has officially reported for duty in her capacity as the Director-General of the World Trade Organisation.
I am coming into one of the most important institutions in the world and we have a lot of work to do. I feel ready to go.
Negotiators have been tasked by Okonjo- Iweala with striking an agreement that could help eliminate subsidies for illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing, and prohibit some fisheries subsidies that contribute to overcapacity and overfishing.
Meanwhile, using Microblogging site Twitter she said she was thankful for the people who signed the petition that was used to racist & sexist remarks made by a newspaper Luzerner Zeitung after they called her the grandmother that will head the WTO:
Source: Economic Times
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