Mike Moore's speeches
Renato Ruggiero's speeches,
and ambassadors are from the ACP countries attending a ministerial meeting with the
European Union. The group which is to meet Mr Moore includes WTO members whose limited
resources prevent them from having representatives permanently in Geneva, where the WTO is
"The WTOs work is
important for all its members, no matter how rich or poor, big or small," Mr Moore
said. "Its our responsibility to make sure that those who are not represented
in Geneva are able to participate fully."
Mr Moore is
to meet the ministers and ambassadors informally. He is en route back to New Zealand
after a brief visit to the WTO headquarters where he will take office on 1 September. He
was chosen to be the next director general by the WTO General Council on 22 July.
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