BREAKING—Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala is yet to be appointed WTO director Information spread on social media that Nigerian Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has been appointed as the new Director General of the World Trade Organization (WTO) is false. The star's fact check desk can reliably state that although Ngozi is one of the two candidates who have reached the last lap of the WTO race, their appointment has not yet been made. The 7th Director General of the WTO will be officially appointed on October 29th after
Congratulations are in order as Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala becomes the first woman and African to become the Director General of World Trade Organization (WTO). The WTO confirmed her appointment as the DG of the organization few hours ago on twitter, they made it clear that "history has been made today when the General Council agreed by consensus to select Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala of Nigeria as the organization's seventh Director General." A Northern senator took to his twitter account to congratulate Okonjo Iweala, he
Former Nigerian Finance Minister and leading candidate for the post of Director-General of the World Trade Organization (WTO), Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has announced her plan to lead a global trade organization aimed at bringing shared prosperity to all its members. In her statement to the General Council on Wednesday, Okonjo-Iweala said: "We need a WTO that works for the benefit of all members, regardless of their size or level of economic development.LDCs and small vulnerable economies should be given the
Nigerian Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has been recommended to become the next director general of the World Trade Organisation (WTO). The body hope to make their final decision on 9 November, 2020. If Okonjo is appointed, she will become the first woman and also the first African to head the global organisation in their 25 years history.. The only delegation that didn't support her from the latest meeting on Wednesday is America. Why America didn't support Okonjo-Iweala? United States of America showed preference
The General Council of the World Trade Organization (WTO) has announced the indefinite postponement of its special session in order to complete the process of announcing a new Director-General, which was scheduled for Monday 9 November and for which Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala of Nigeria was clearly the favourite. Sources have said that the postponement of the WTO General Council Special Session to complete the exercise in Geneva cannot be seen in isolation from the deteriorating conditions surrounding the global
The World Trade Organisation has formally announced Nigeria's Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and South Korea's Yoo Myung-hee as candidates for the final shortlist to become Director General by November. The General council chair David Walker of NewZealand explained that the two candidates "secured the broadest and deepest support from the membership and are of outstanding qualifications". He also emphasized that the main objective of the selection process is to secure a consensus decision by members of the next director
Hours After Ngozi Was Confirmed As DG Of World Trade Organization, See What Bashir Posted On Twitter
Nigerians were excited with the latest confirmation of Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala to head the World Trade Organization as the Director-General. Each and every member of the World Trade Organization highest decision making body, including the the General Council, all agreed on her appointment in a virtual meeting which had just one agenda item, they said. Her comfirmation was coming after she edged out other candidates who were eyeing the post. However, after stiff opposition which ran into several months, she now
Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala officially appointed as the next Director-General of World Trade Organization
Former Minister of Nigeria, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has been officially appointed as the next Director-General of the World Trade Organization (WTO). The World Trade Organization members had a special meeting of the General Council, following a selection process that included eight candidates from around the world, where it was decided that Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala will be the next Director-General of the World Trade Organization. Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala makes history as she becomes the first woman and the first
WTO General Council to Decide the Next Director-General on February 15 The General Council of the World Trade Organization will have a virtual gathering on Wednesday, fifteenth of February to consider the arrangement of the following Director-General, as per an assertion on its site which peruses, "The WTO's General Council will hold an exceptional gathering on 15 February at 15:00 Geneva time to consider the arrangement of the following Director-General. The gathering will happen in virtual organization."
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala is a Nigerian-American economist and International expert with over 30yrs of experience, since 2014 she has been co-chairing the Global Commission for the Economy and Climate, with Nicholas Stern and Paul Polma.
The General Council of the World Trade Organization will have a virtual gathering on Wednesday, 15th of February to consider the appointment of the next Director-General, as per an assertion on its site which says, "The WTO's General Council will hold an extraordinary gathering on 15 February at 15:00 Geneva time to consider the appointment of the next Director-General. The gathering will take place virtually." Previous Nigerian Minister of Finance Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and South Korea's exchange minister Yoo
After Okonjo Iweala competed against 8 members, see what WTO did to her that has generated reactions
Nigeria Okonjo Iweala has been confirmed by the World Trade Organisation as the first woman and first African to become the new Director General of the organisation. This was said in a tweet made earlier today on the official Twitter handle of the Organisation. The Nigerian who competed against eight distinct members around the world has been honoured and confirmed after the selection process went in her favour. She was appointed at a Special Meeting of the General Council and after the selection process, she
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala outfit on her first day at work as WTO Director-General elicits reactions online
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala was pictured on her first day at work as Director-General of World Trade Organization (WTO) on March 1, 2021.
WTO members made history today (15th of February, 2021) when the General Council agreed by consensus to select Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala of Nigeria as the organization's seventh Director-General. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala is a Nigerian-American economist and international development expert. She sits on the Boards of Standard Chartered Bank, Twitter, Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization (GAVI), and the African Risk Capacity (ARC). On February 15, 2021, she was appointed as the Director-General of the World Trade