Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala: WTO’s Strategic Wait Paid Off

The race to World Trade Organization (WTO)’s director has come to an end after South Korea’s Yoo Myung-hee stepped down, and the United States finally endorsed Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, clearing the way for her in the much contested job. It is one of the first multilateral actions taken by the new US president Joe Biden’s administration. “Dr. Okonjo-Iweala brings a wealth of knowledge in economics and international diplomacy,” the office of the US Trade Representative said in a statement on Friday. “She is widely respected for her effective leadership and has proven experience managing a large international organization with a … Continue reading Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala: WTO’s Strategic Wait Paid Off