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World Trade Organization Director-General Azevedo Receives Leadership Award

Posted December 03, 2014

Under International Trade Issues

(ICC)

Coming on the heels of a breakthrough at the World Trade Organization (WTO) on the implementation of the Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA), the annual award dinner of ICC USA (the United States Council for International Business, USCIB), took place in Washington last week honouring Director-General of the World Trade Organization Roberto Azevedo.

United States Trade Representative Michael Froman, ICC and USCIB Chairman Harold (Terry) McGraw, ICC Secretary General John Danilovich and USCIB President and CEO Peter Robinson, were among over 240 guests - comprising government officials, business leaders and representatives from international organizations - who attended the event to salute Mr Azevedo's efforts to breathe new life into the multilateral trade agenda. Read more here.

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