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By Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala - Apr 16,2024
GENEVA — Taking place in challenging and uncertain times, the World Trade Organisation’s (WTO) 13th Ministerial Conference in Abu Dhabi produced mixed results: a few successes, but also some disappointments.
By Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala - Nov 01,2022
GENEVA  —  Between rising hunger and the prospect of still more supply shortages, dark clouds are hovering over the global food system.
By Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala - Jul 03,2022
GENEVA  —  As a beautiful dawn crept over Lake Geneva on June 17, a remarkable thing happened at the World Trade Organisation’s (WTO) headquarters.
By Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala - Mar 27,2022
GENEVA  —  The war in Ukraine is causing immense, heart-wrenching human suffering. At the World Trade Organisation, an institution based on the rule of law and established to help forge peace, we find the violence abhorrent to our fundamental principles.
By Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala - Oct 16,2021
GENEVA — No one can survive without food. And yet, the world’s food systems are badly in need of reform. To ensure universal access to adequate nutrition, as well as long-term environmental sustainability, we need to change how we produce, process, transport, and consume food.
By Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala - Jan 05,2021
LAGOS — The development and approval of safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines less than a year after the start of the pandemic is a truly remarkable achievement, offering hope that the end of this devastating crisis may be in sight.
By Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala - Sep 27,2016
When you think of teenage girls, you might imagine common stereotypes, from the “mean girl” to the sullen high school student locked in her bedroom.The reality is that teenage girls are not only some of the world’s most marginalised people; they also have virtually unmatched pote
By Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala - May 07,2016
Africa’s rise is in danger of faltering.After years during which the continent’s economy grew at an average annual rate of 5 per cent, global uncertainty, depressed commodity prices and jittery external conditions are threatening to undermine decades of much-needed progress.Ensur


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