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World Trade Organization Director-General DG Okonjo-Iweala: ‘Integrate trade into climate strategies’

World Trade Organization (@WTO) Director-General Ngozi Okonjo Iweala participated in the Africa Adaptation Summit on September 5 hosted by the @Global Center on Adaptation (GCA) in Rotterdam, Netherlands. She said that trade policies should be incorporated into global #climateaction as an amplifying force for financing and other #climate-related support given to vulnerable economies in the Summit. The Director-General pointed to a recent memorandum of understanding signed with the GCA to strengthen cooperation on trade and #climateadaption as evidence that the WTO is willing to cooperate with partners.

You can check the details following the link below:

https://www.wto.org/english/news_e/news22_e/dgno_05sep22_e.htm

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Fig.1 Integrate trade into climate strategies, DG Okonjo-Iwelea says at Africa Adaptation Summit

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