The ways in which cooperation across stakeholders can drive sustainable development was the focus of discussions during an Internet Governance Forum (IGF) workshop that brought together representatives from business, government, the technical community, civil society and academia in João Pessoa, Brazil.
Representatives from business, government, civil society and the technical community affirmed multistakeholder practices as efficient mechanisms for realizing the digital economy’s full potential at an IGF workshop in João Pessoa, Brazil.
Generating further momentum behind the World Sumit on the Information Society (WSIS) + 10 review taking place this year, representatives from the private sector, civil society, inter-governmental organizations, and the technical community voiced overwhelming support for the renewal of the mandate of the annual Internet Governance Forum (IGF) and suggested ways it could be further supported in its mission.
With less than one week to go to the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP21), the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) will be convening and participating in a series of events to make the case for a robust global agreement that works with business to meet the climate challenge.
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