DG Okonjo-Iweala welcomes participants to 2021 Public Forum

Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala welcomed participants to the opening of the WTO’s 2021 Public Forum on 28 September, calling on them to “engage in serious thinking” about how to build a greener, more prosperous and more inclusive post-pandemic world economy. South African President Cyril Ramaphosa delivered the Forum’s keynote speech in which he emphasised the need for global solidarity in tackling the pandemic and its economic consequences.