June 13, 2022
DG Okonjo-Iweala welcomes trade ministers’ efforts to build a coalition on climate
At a 13 June meeting on the margins of the 12th Ministerial Conference (MC12), WTO Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala met with trade ministers from a diverse group of around 20 WTO members exploring the establishment of a coalition of trade ministers on climate issues. The discussion, organized by the European Union, Ecuador, Kenya and New Zealand, sought to enhance ministerial-level dialogue to bring climate change to the forefront of trade policy and also explore how partner organizations can help support this effort.
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