Efforts undertaken by Indian Customs to prioritise intellectual property rights (IPR) enforcement and develop an IPR recordal system, due for launch later this year, have been commended at a workshop seeking to combat the trade in counterfeit goods through open and balanced dialogue between Indian enforcement agencies and right holders.
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A total of 180 incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships were reported to the International Chamber of Commerce’s (ICC) International Maritime Bureau (IMB) in 2017, according to the latest IMB report.
It’s been another year of expansion and progress for the International Court of Arbitration. As we head to the end of the year, we’re taking a look back at the last 12 months of dispute resolution activities and events.
As we reach the end of what has been a landmark year for the world business organization, we’ve selected some of 2017’s most memorable moments.
Information communication technology (ICT) has been recognised as an underpinning tool to facilitate achievement of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Yet there is also recognition of the need to equip populations with the necessary digital skills, including literacy, technical and soft skills to meaningfully use and reap the benefits of digital technology.
The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Business Action to Support the Information Society (BASIS) initiative joined forces with Oxford University’s Global Cyber Security Capacity Centre and the Organization of American States to raise awareness of the value of on-going partnerships in cybersecurity capacity building efforts globally.
The potential of ICTs and the Internet to catalyse gender equality and women’s economic empowerment was the focus of an Internet Governance Forum workshop which took place in Geneva on the opening day of the Forum.
On 12 December, global heads of state, mayors, business leaders and major financial actors gathered in Paris on the second anniversary of the Paris Agreement. Here’s what you need to know.
For many people around the world, the end of the year is a time for sharing, caring, exchanging and looking ahead to what the future will bring. We’ve noticed that the Internet Governance Forum, taking place this year from 18-21 December at United Nations Headquarters in Geneva, has a lot in common with end of year festivities.
Business expertise is essential for a thriving digital economy – ICC BASIS tells policymakers at IGF 2017
The 12th Internet Governance Forum kicks off today in Geneva. On the eve of Day One, the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Business Action to Support the Information Society (BASIS) initiative hosted a multistakeholder session to encourage greater understanding of the mutually reinforcing role businesses and other relevant stakeholders can play in ensuring the benefits of ICT are both widespread and empowering for citizens.