The International Chamber of Commerce’s International Maritime Bureau (IMB) has revealed that piracy on the world’s seas is at its lowest first-quarter level since 2007, but warns that the threat is still present.
The Banking Commission of the International Chamber of Commerce will hold the first of its 2014 bi-annual meetings next week in Dubai under the theme Dubai 2014 - Gateway to Sustainable Trade and Development.
With the clock ticking down to the 9th World Chambers Congress in Torino next year, we revisit some key moments and perspectives from the 8th World Chambers Congress, which took place one year ago today in Qatar on 22-25 April 2013.
Business and government representatives came together from across the world in Geneva on 8-9 April 2014 to investigate how electronic systems can replace paper-based trade and administrative processes in key business areas such as customs, taxation and public procurement.
Front centre: Etienne Clementel with the merchants of peace
Members at the 1938 World Council meeting
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
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