Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, director-general of the World Trade Organization, speaks at a press conference in Geneva, Switzerland, on Sunday. Photo: Kyodo
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, director-general of the World Trade Organization, speaks at a press conference in Geneva, Switzerland, on Sunday. Photo: Kyodo

WTO holds high-stakes meeting: pandemic, war in Ukraine, food shortages on agenda

  • More than 120 ministers from 164 member countries are in Geneva for the World Trade Organization’s most important meeting in nearly five years
  • The war in Ukraine, food security, overfishing, vaccines, are all on the agenda as nations try to move towards more equality and fairer trade

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, director-general of the World Trade Organization, speaks at a press conference in Geneva, Switzerland, on Sunday. Photo: Kyodo
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, director-general of the World Trade Organization, speaks at a press conference in Geneva, Switzerland, on Sunday. Photo: Kyodo
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