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Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Wins EU Support for WTO Bid as U.S. Backs Korean Rival

By Jonathan Stearns EU governments endorse Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala over Yoo Myung-heeSpotlight shifts to Geneva for final phase of race to lead WTO The European Union endorsed Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala to lead the World Trade Organization, bolstering her bid as the U.S. backs the only other contender in the final phase of the race. All

I have “Strong Support” from Africa for the WTO’s Top Job–Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

•WTO has never been led by an African or by a woman before • Okonjo-Iweala says WTO challenges “not insoluble” •Stresses need for reform, including of appeals court By Emma Farge Nigeria’s candidate to head the World Trade Organization (WTO) said she feels “strong support” from Africa and expects African leaders to unite behind

ECOWAS Endorses Okonjo-Iweala for WTO Director General

•Seeks Africa, others’ support Jude Johnson The Heads of State and Governments of the 15 Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) have endorsed the candidature of Nigeria’s two-term former minister and erstwhile Managing Director (Operations) of the World Bank, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, for the position of the Director General of

IWD2019: Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala listed in TI’s global “Anti-Corruption Fighters”

Jude Johnson The Nigeria’s ex-Minister of Finance, Mrs. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has been listed as one of the eight Transparency International (TI)'s “Anti-Corruption fighters”. Okonjo-Iweala is the only Nigerian and the second African to make the list. This is part of the International Women's Day (IWD) 2019 celebration with the theme: 'Balance For Better'. According

Okonjo-Iweala, Ex-World Bank President Zoellick, appointed to Twitter’s Board

The Twitter Inc. on Thursday announced the appointments of Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Nigeria’s former two-time Minister of Finance and Robert Zoellick, a former president of the World Bank, to Twitter’s Board of Directors as new independent directors, effective immediately. The statement said the duo will replace Marjorie Scardino, who will be stepping down