The upcoming transition of the WTO Director General has been getting a lot of press recently. Pascal Lamy’s successor could potentially have a tough go of it -- taking over in the wake of a less-than-successful Doha Round. See here and here. The folks over at IELPB chime in here.
There are 9 candidates in the running, from Ghana, Costa Rica, New Zealand, Kenya, Jordan, Indonesia, the Republic of Korea, Brazil and Mexico. Stuff on Mexico’s candidate (here), Indonesia’s candidate (here), Kenya’s candidate (here), and New Zealand’s candidate (here).