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Okonjo-Iweala cautions against overloading MC12, still sets ambitious agenda

March 1, 2021 at 5:26 PM
On her first day as director-general of the World Trade Organization, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala set about the difficult work of turning the enthusiasm – and expectations – around her appointment into results, cautioning against “too many expectations” for the 12th ministerial conference in December while outlining an ambitious series of “deliverables.” Okonjo-Iweala spoke at the start of Monday’s General Council meeting , which will continue on Tuesday and likely last until Wednesday. She struck a proactive tone, prodding members to work...

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