At the ninth Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in Istanbul, the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and Business Action to Support the Information Society (BASIS) have welcomed the reaffirmation of the IGF’s relevance and continued importance as well as the opportunity to work collaboratively with other stakeholders to further improve it. Pointing to the need to enrich the debate on policy creation, the world business organization has highlighted how a common approach across stakeholders will help achieve the full economic and social potential of the global Internet.
The contribution of trade secrets to knowledge diffusion and collaborative innovation is the focus of the latest intellectual property research paper from the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC).
ICC’s bilingual PIDA training will take place in Dubai next month, the first time this top arbitration forum is held in the Middle East and North Africa region. Organized under the auspices of the ICC Institute of World Business Law, the English/Arabic PIDA training will be held on 20-22 October at the Dubai Judicial Institute.
Chambers of commerce from all over the world can now submit their innovative and best practice projects to the 2015 World Chambers Competition, the only global awards programme to recognize groundbreaking initiatives undertaken by the international chamber community.
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