Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, director general of the World Trade Organization, is a former finance minister and foreign minister of Nigeria and a former managing director of the World Bank.

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The View | World must not let Ukraine war spark another food crisis

The economic and humanitarian repercussions of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine will be felt far beyond Europe and especially in vulnerable countries. The world must act swiftly to prevent the poorest and most vulnerable from becoming collateral damage.

The economic and humanitarian repercussions of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine will be felt far beyond Europe and especially in vulnerable countries. The world must act swiftly to prevent the poorest and most vulnerable from becoming collateral damage.

24 Mar 2022 - 1:30PM
The View | During the Covid-19 pandemic, trade has been a lifesaver. Here’s how it can continue to be a force for good

Trade can help us face the future, but this will require policies that deliver for people. And a reformed and revitalised WTO has a key role to play.

Trade can help us face the future, but this will require policies that deliver for people. And a reformed and revitalised WTO has a key role to play.

17 Dec 2021 - 3:53AM
Macroscope | WTO has a key role to play in global economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic

Despite its recent struggles, the WTO still has an irreplaceable role in transforming countries’ economic prospects and people’s lives. Failure to revive an effective, rules-based international trade system will undermine efforts to tackle a global recession.

Despite its recent struggles, the WTO still has an irreplaceable role in transforming countries’ economic prospects and people’s lives. Failure to revive an effective, rules-based international trade system will undermine efforts to tackle a global recession.

24 Jun 2020 - 11:46PM
20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM