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WTO chairpersons for 2019

Today, the WTO General Council, noted the consensus on a slate of names of chairpersons for WTO bodies.

Please see below.

Regular bodies

General Council H.E. Ms. Sunanta KANGVALKULKIJ (Thailand)
Dispute Settlement Body H.E. Dr. David WALKER (New Zealand)
Trade Policy Review Body H.E. Mr. Manuel A.J. TEEHANKEE (Philippines)
Council for Trade in Goods H.E. Mr. José Luís CANCELA GÓMEZ (Uruguay)
Council for Trade in Services H.E. Mr. Geert MUYLLE (Belgium)
Council for TRIPS H.E. Mr. Lundeg PUREVSUREN (Mongolia)
Committee on Trade and Development H.E. Mr. Chad BLACKMAN (Barbados)
Committee on Balance-of-Payments Restrictions H.E. Miss Cheryl K. SPENCER (Jamaica)
Committee on Budget, Finance and Administration H.E. Mr. Dagfinn SØRLI (Norway)
Committee on Trade and Environment Mr. Jean-Marie PAUGAM (France)
Committee on Regional Trade Agreements H.E. Mr. Carlos Mario FORADORI (Argentina)
Working Group on Trade, Debt and Finance H.E. Mr. Refiloe LITJOBO (Lesotho)
Working Group on Trade and Transfer of Technology H.E. Dr. Rashidi SAID (Malaysia)

Negotiating Bodies

Committee on Trade and Development in Special Session H.E. Dr. François Xavier NGARAMBE (Rwanda)
Committee on Trade and Environment in Special Session H.E. Mr. Leopold SAMBA (Central African Republic)
Dispute Settlement Body in Special Session H.E. Mr. Kokou Yackoley JOHNSON (Togo)
(upon departure of the current Chair Ambassador Coly Seck from Senegal)