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MOFA lauds young Taiwan professional for gaining WTO internship

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs offered congratulations to Li Meng-lian, who was selected for this year’s Young Professional Programme organized by the World Trade Organization, Feb. 3 in Taipei City.

According to the MOFA, YPP offers young international trade or economic and trade law specialists from member nations a one-year internship at the WTO Secretariat. Li is among the 20 participants selected from over 5,500 applicants, reflecting the international competitiveness of Taiwan’s workforce, the ministry said.

WTO Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala welcomed the cohort Feb. 1 at the organization’s headquarters in Geneva, the MOFA added.

The WTO is one of the major international organizations that Taiwan takes part in. Since the launch of YPP in 2016, a total of four applicants from Taiwan have been chosen to join the project.

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The MOFA encourages Taiwan’s people to continue applying to economic and trade programs to cultivate their expertise and help the country enhance its global presence and visibility. (POC-E)

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