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ICC and ECA open continental Centre of Entrepreneurship to support next generation of African entrepreneurs

ICC and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa ECA have launched the ICC-ECA Centre of Entrepreneurship. First hubs were announced in Ghana, Kenya, Morocco and Nigeria to inspire innovation and improve the business environment for small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Africa.

ICC unveils new line up for Africa Commission for dispute resolution

ICC has announced new members of its Africa Commission to champion its expanding range of dispute resolution activities and growth throughout the continent. The announcement was made during ICC’s inaugural Kenyan Arbitration Day.

Arbitration and ADR Commission Chair Wallgren-Lindholm to step down

Carita Wallgren-Lindholm, Chair of the ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR has announced she will not seek to renew her mandate for a further term.

New editorial board for ICC Dispute Resolution Bulletin

The ICC International Court of Arbitration has announced a new editorial board for its flagship digital publication, the ICC Dispute Resolution Bulletin.

ICC announces major virtual forum for business at COP 26 

ICC has announced plans to convene a major virtual conference on the margins of COP26.

ICC appoints new leadership for Asia and MENA regions

ICC has announced three new regional directors for the business development of arbitration and alternative dispute resolution in North Asia, South Asia and the Middle East.

2021 World Chambers Competition finalists announced

ICC and its World Chambers Federation (WCF) have announced finalists of the 2021 World Chambers Competition. The 16 shortlisted chambers will present their pioneering initiatives during the 12th World Chambers Congress, which is set to take place in Dubai from 23-25 November.

ICC announces formation of new Industry Advisory Board (IAB) to support the Digital Standards Initiative

ICC has today announced the formation of a new Industry Advisory Board (IAB) to support the growing mandate of the ICC Digital Standards Initiative (DSI). Gerard Hartsink has been appointed Chair of the Board.

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Meet Melida Hodgson, ICC Institute Vice-Chair

Melida Hodgson, Vice-Chair of the ICC Institute of World Business Law and a partner at Jenner & Block in New York, shares her journey to and within the global think tank and how she aims to support the new Chairmanship in ensuring the Institute remains a driver of world business law excellence.