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Statement by the Chair of the GC on the DG appointment

Statement by the Chair of the GC on the DG appointment

category: General
Before we move to the business of today’s meeting and to the expected action by the General Council, allow me a few moments to briefly recap the process. Further to the resignation of the former
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Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala chosen as Director-General

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala chosen as Director-General

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Dr Okonjo-Iweala will become the first woman and the first African to be chosen as Director-General. Her term, renewable, will expire on 31 August 2025. Dr Okonjo-Iweala said a key priority for her would be
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Items proposed for consideration at the next meeting of the Dispute Settlement Body

Items proposed for consideration at the next meeting of the Dispute Settlement Body

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The WTO Secretariat has circulated a meeting notice and list of items proposed for the next meeting, on 22 February 2021, of the Dispute Settlement Body. You can find the agenda here
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WTO General Council to consider appointment of next Director-General

WTO General Council to consider appointment of next Director-General

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The WTO’s General Council will hold a special meeting on 15 February at 15:00 Geneva time to consider the appointment of the next Director-General. The meeting will take place in virtual format.
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