Updated on 1 April 2021. G7 pledges work on WTO overhaul The United Kingdom hosted its first trade ministers meeting as post-Brexit G7 host online today. To the host, WTO reform was a major item it wanted to see addressed at the meeting. “Our like-minded democracies need to win the …
The arrival of Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala at the helm of the World Trade Organization on Monday gave members a cautious sense of optimism about the ability of the institution to deliver new outcomes.
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala started off her first day in her role as director-general with an energetic speech on what she wanted the World Trade Organization to achieve in 2021. Members agreed today to hold the organization’s next ministerial meeting in the week of 29 November in Geneva.