DG Okonjo-Iweala encouraged by support voiced for WTO during US visit

WTO Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala concluded a whirlwind four-day official visit to the United States on 23 September, meeting with heads of state, senior US officials, members of Congress and representatives from US business and labour groups during her stops in New York City and Washington DC. She was encouraged by the strong degree of support expressed for the WTO and its work while acknowledging calls for reform of the organization.