• ICC BASCAP and INTA host Africa regional workshop to fight counterfeiting and piracy

      ICC BASCAP and INTA host Africa regional workshop to fight counterfeiting and piracy

      Paris, 20/07/2016

      How can the rights holders of copyright, trademarks and patents work with intermediary agencies and governments to curb the counterfeiting and piracy of goods?

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    • 17 business actions heard at SDG Business Forum

      17 business actions heard at SDG Business Forum

      New York, 20/07/2016

      The scale and ambition of the 2030 Agenda creates a tremendous opportunity for the private sector to demonstrate the central role it plays in sustainable development and human prosperity. Held yesterday at UN headquarters in New York, the SDG Business Forum – co-hosted by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the United Nations (UN) Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN-DESA) and the UN Global Compact – took place during the UN's High Level Political Forum and marked a first milestone for gauging business efforts during the first year of SDG implementation.

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    • Global Goals undergo first business review at UN

      Business leaders at UN to push progress on Global Goals

      New York City, 19/07/2016

      Ten months after the historic adoption of 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in New York, over 400 private sector leaders are set to engage with representatives from government, United Nations (UN) agencies, major international organisations and civil society, at the inaugural SDG Business Forum taking place today at UN Headquarters in New York.

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    • ICC Photographic Award returns for second edition

      ICC Photographic Award returns for second edition

      Paris, 19/07/2016

      The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Photographic Award 2016, a celebration of exceptional photography in response to major global challenges, opens today. The theme for the second edition of the Award is #PeoplePlanet.

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  • Merchants of Peace

    Front centre: Etienne Clementel with the merchants of peace

    Front centre: Etienne Clementel with the merchants of peace

    Members at the 1938 World Council meeting

    Members at the 1938 World Council meeting

    58th session of the ICC Council in Paris on 21 October 1938

    58th session of the ICC Council in Paris on 21 October 1938

    First session of the Preparatory Committee for an international trade organization held in London at Church House, Westminster 15 October 1946

    First session of the Preparatory Committee for an international trade organization held in London at Church House, Westminster 15 October 1946

    From left - ICC Chairman Peter Wallenberg, US President George H W Bush,  ICC Vice-Chairman and USCIB  Chairman Joseph E Connor and USCIB President Abraham Katz at the White House 21 June 1990

    From left - ICC Chairman Peter Wallenberg, US President George H W Bush, ICC Vice-Chairman and USCIB Chairman Joseph E Connor and USCIB President Abraham Katz at the White House 21 June 1990

    Participants at the 20th Congress in New Delhi, India, February 1965

    Participants at the 20th Congress in New Delhi, India, February 1965