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Article VI WTO Agreement: The Secretariat
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Article VI WTO Agreement

1.     There shall be a Secretariat of the WTO (hereinafter referred to as “the Secretariat”) headed by a Director-General.

2.     The Ministerial Conference shall appoint the Director-General and adopt regulations setting out the powers, duties, conditions of service and term of office of the Director-General.

3.     The Director-General shall appoint the members of the staff …

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Wanner, Laura Luise, “Article VI WTO Agreement: The Secretariat”, in: Commentaries on World Trade Law Online, Peter-Tobias Stoll and Holger Hestermeyer (General Editors); Laura Wanner, Gregory Messenger, Kiliane Huyghebaert, Jin Woo Kim, Markus Wagner, Patrick Abel, Christian Riffel (Volume Editors). Consulted online on 07 June 2023 <>
First published online: 2021

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