WTO: Meet The Finalists, Nigeria’s Okonjo-Iweala & South Korea’s Yoo Myung

The World Trade Organisation announced Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and South Korea’s Yoo Myung-hee as the top two candidates for the position of its Director-General on Thursday. These two finalist are to advance to the final round in the race to lead the Geneva-based trade body. From 24 September to 6 October, WTO members expressed preferences on five remaining candidates during consultations with Amb. Walker, Amb. Dacio Castillo of Honduras and Amb. Harald Aspelund of Iceland,” the trade body said in a statement Thursday. “Based on the depth and breadth of…

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