Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, the Nigerian candidate looking to take over the top spot at the World Trade Organisation, says the global trade body needs to ensure that coronavirus vaccines and medical supplies are allocated fairly. Photo: AFPNgozi Okonjo-Iweala, the Nigerian candidate looking to take over the top spot at the World Trade Organisation, says the global trade body needs to ensure that coronavirus vaccines and medical supplies are allocated fairly. Photo: AFP
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, the Nigerian candidate looking to take over the top spot at the World Trade Organisation, says the global trade body needs to ensure that coronavirus vaccines and medical supplies are allocated fairly. Photo: AFP

exclusive | Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala: fair trade of coronavirus vaccine should top WTO agenda, says Nigerian candidate

  • Former Nigerian finance minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala pitches herself as an ‘unusual director general’ to break the status quo at the World Trade Organisation
  • Skilled in diplomacy but perceived to have less trade experience than rivals, the ex-World Bank official says WTO’s issues ‘will not be solved by more of the same’

Topic |   World Trade Organisation (WTO)
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, the Nigerian candidate looking to take over the top spot at the World Trade Organisation, says the global trade body needs to ensure that coronavirus vaccines and medical supplies are allocated fairly. Photo: AFPNgozi Okonjo-Iweala, the Nigerian candidate looking to take over the top spot at the World Trade Organisation, says the global trade body needs to ensure that coronavirus vaccines and medical supplies are allocated fairly. Photo: AFP
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, the Nigerian candidate looking to take over the top spot at the World Trade Organisation, says the global trade body needs to ensure that coronavirus vaccines and medical supplies are allocated fairly. Photo: AFP
READ FULL ARTICLE
Close
We need your support

Advertising helps us continue to provide quality content. Help support us by disabling your adblocker on our site.

How to whitelist us:
  1. 1
    Click on the AdBlock icon at the top right corner of your browser.
    For iOS, go to Settings/Safari/Content Blockers and turn it off.

    For Android, go to your Ad blocker app/Settings and turn it off.
  2. 2
    Click Enabled on this site until the text reads Disabled on this site.
  3. 2
    Click the cross icon on the top right corner to close this window and refresh the page.
  4. 3
    Click the cross icon on the top right corner to close this window and refresh the page.