On 28 February, the World Trade Organization confirmed Mr Roberto Azevêdo for a second term as Director-General. He spoke to journalists after his confirmation.
Mr Roberto Azevêdo has held the position since September 2013 and he was the sole candidate for the 4-year mandate starting in September 2017. The matter was considered at the General Council, the topmost decision-making body of the WTO outside Ministerial Conferences.
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