February 14, 2022

DG Okonjo-Iweala: Climate-related trade policies must focus on needs of most vulnerable

Speaking at the “Climate Change Priorities on Trade and Investment” webinar hosted by the government of Bangladesh on 14 February, Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala outlined her views on how climate priorities can be addressed through trade actions which prioritize the specific challenges faced by least developed countries and small island developing states. The WTO can play a key role in providing the support these countries need for a successful green transition, she declared. The DG’s remarks are below.

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