Tuesday, September 3, 2013
Ambassador Roberto Azevêdo of Brazil officially begins his term as the new Director General of the World Trade Organization (WTO) this week. He is the sixth Director-General of the WTO since its inception in 1995. Director-General Azevêdo was appointed to a four-year term by the General Council on 14 May 2013. For more information, see this WTO press release.