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Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala
Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala is Board Chair ; Board Chair & 2-time Minister of Finance, Nigeria and former Managing Director Operations World Bank
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Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Nov 28
A big congratulations to a wonderful Nigerian Dr Onyema Ogbuagu for his pioneering work on Pfizer vaccine trials. Good to have one of our own at the cutting edge of medical technology to save lives.
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Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Nov 22
Congratulations to Ambassador Chad Blackman and team for a successful Trade and Environment week. Great chairing including collaboration with UNEP. WTO succeeds better when working collaboratively with others.
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Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Nov 22
I joined G20 leaders at a Pandemic Preparedness & Response side event. I urged the G20 to support the & Covax Facility by pledging $4.6bil for immediate needs & $24bil to fund access to vaccines, therapeutics and diagnostics for poor & vulnerable countries.
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Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Nov 21
Today is . It is a day for sober reflection on the sustainability of our fisheries and oceans! WTO can be a part of the solution. Here is wishing a speedy and successful conclusion to Fisheries Subsidies Negotiations and delivery of SDG14.6!
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Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Nov 20
At the New Economy Forum, I was asked: How can we build a more sustainable global economy after COVID-19 pandemic? My answer: Reform the to support a multilateral trading system that puts people & climate at the center.
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Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Nov 20
Happy Children’s day to our children all over the world especially our girls. Despite this pandemic, may you never go hungry, lack shelter, education or good health. These are your rights! May you know love. 
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Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Nov 18
Replying to @AusWTO @PIIE and 3 others
Thank you Ambassador Mina for these good comments.
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Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Nov 18
Reviewing priorities for action and reform with Peterson Institute’s Anabel Gonzalez , Chad Bown and others. Thank you for a good session.
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Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Nov 17
Honored to win the 2020 International Service Award of the World Affairs Councils of America. Thank You for bringing the world to America through dialogue,debate&action! shows us how interconnected the world is & how important it is to be each other’s keeper.
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Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Nov 13
Thank you , , , and  + the , for pledging a total of US$360M to the  COVAX AMC. This is a huge step toward a solution to the  pandemic that works for everyone, everywhere.
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Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Nov 12
Thank you Minister Moscovici for this support for DG. Merci infiniment pour le soutien. On avance étape par étape.
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Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Nov 9
Thank you Honourable Minister of Finance and Trade Australia for those encouraging words on DG
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Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Nov 6
Thank you for today’s step in the formal recording of my leading position as Most Likely to Attract Consensus for WTO DG. Every step is important. 'Look forward to further progress at the appropriate time.
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Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Nov 5
Your Excellency , your unflinching support and that of for continued progress in DG position is much appreciated. Thank you for your statement.
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Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Nov 2
Many thanks for your kind comments. Let me take this opportunity to thank my friends from all over the world for their continued support in the DG bid. This, added to the support of my Nigerian sisters and brothers keeps the positivity going
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Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Oct 29
Happy for the success & continued progress of our DG bid. Very humbled to be declared the candidate with the largest, broadest support among members & most likely to attract consensus. We move on to the next step on Nov 9, despite hiccups. We're keeping the positivity going!
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Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Oct 26
Congrats to Prime Minister of Japan on his commitment to net-zero emissions by 2050. This is true leadership on the . Japan will now need to set out ambitious 2030 targets to grasp opportunities of
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Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Oct 22
The benefits of and of trade must be brought home and made real to the ordinary woman and man on the street. Great to engage with and other members of . Grateful for your endorsement for
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Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Oct 20
The endorsements keep coming in to support Nigeria’s and Africa’s bid for DG. Many thanks to my wonderful sisters for their support Graça Machel, , , Nonkululeko Nyembezi, Maria Ramos, Rose Leke and so many others.
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Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Oct 19
Grateful for the endorsement of my DG bid by such internationally renowned and respected leaders as Mary Robinson, Mo Ibrahim, , BONO, , Strive Masiyiwa, , , , and many more.
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