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29-07-2021 12:50

Ambassador Ms Olympia Neocleous is the new Permanent Representative of Cyprus to the World Trade Organization

On July 26, 2021, Ambassador Ms Olympia Neocleous presented her credentials to the Director-General of the World Trade Organization (WTO), Ms Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala.

During the meeting, Ambassador Neocleous and Director-General Okonjo-Iweala discussed the forthcoming WTO Ministerial Conference (MC12) to be held in Geneva in early December, focusing on the issues of fisheries, Trade and Health, agriculture, as well as WTO reform.

The Ambassador of the Republic of Cyprus reaffirmed Cyprus’ commitment, as a member state of the European Union, to the efforts of the Director-General to consolidate and strengthen the Organization.

It is worth noting that Ms Neocleous is the first woman to hold the position of the Permanent Representative of Cyprus to the World Trade Organization.