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UNDERSTANDING THE WTO: THE ORGANIZATION
The Secretariat

The WTO Secretariat is headed by a Director-General. Divisions come directly under the Director-General or one of his deputies. This is the structure as of 1 October 2013.

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Director-General
Roberto Azevêdo
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Office of the Director-General

Council and Trade Negotiations Committee Division

Office of Internal Audit

Information and External Relations Division

* The Appellate Body Secretariat reports to the DG for non-dispute-related administrative matters

** The Enhanced Integrated Framework Secretariat reports to the DG for administrative matters

  

Deputy Director-General
Yonov Frederick AGAH  
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Trade Policies Review Division

Development Division

Institute for Training and Technical Cooperation

 

Deputy Director-General
Karl BRAUNER
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Legal Affairs Division

Rules Division

Administration and General Services Division

Human Resources Division

 

Deputy Director-General  
David SHARK      
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Agriculture and Commodities Division

Trade and Environment Division

Accessions Division

Information Technology Solutions Division

Languages Documentation and Information Management Division

 

Deputy Director-General
Xiaozhun YI
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Market Access Division

Trade in Services Division

Intellectual Property Division

Economic Research and Statistics Division


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