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What does cultural diversity mean to you?

ICC What Does Cultural Diversity Mean To You

Today is the United Nations’ (UN) World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development. To mark the occasion, ICC’s interns shared why they think cultural diversity matters.

Key takeaways from the ICC Talanoa Dialogue Roundtable

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As the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Focal Point for business and industry, ICC illustrated how business is playing a role as a key partner in achieving the global climate goals at a multistakeholder engagement session in Bonn last week.

ATA Carnet system expands thanks to Qatar and Qatar Chamber

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The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) is pleased to welcome Qatar as the 78th country to implement the ATA Carnet system. Simultaneously, the Qatar Chamber of Commerce and Industry has also become the 77th member of the International ATA Carnet Guarantee Chain. Both announcements were made during a council meeting hosted by ICC’s World Chambers Federation (WCF) in Xi’an, China last week.

Guest blog: International arbitration advances in the UAE and MENA region

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The 6th edition of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) MENA Conference on International Arbitration is set to take place in Dubai from 6-8 May. As participants from the region and around the world make their way to the much-anticipated event, Linklaters partners Matthew Weiniger and Roland Ziade share their views in this ICC guest blog on the changing arbitration landscape in Dubai and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and key developments.

Business turns to customs reform amid historic trade uncertainty

ICC Business Turns To Costums Amid Historic Trade Uncertainty

Common-sense reforms that make trading easier and faster can have a greater impact than removing every tariff in the world. Global business representatives at an ICC summit in Buenos Aires ahead of the G20 meeting agreed on the importance of furthering trade facilitation.

What’s on the agenda during ICC’s MENA Conference on International Arbitration?

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Since the debut of the ICC MENA Conference on International Arbitration six years ago, we’ve witnessed businesses in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region increasingly turn to arbitration in lieu of legislation to resolve their disputes. As such, the dispute resolution mechanism is making headway in the region and with it comes a community thirsty for expertise addressing more sensitive and challenging matters. That’s why we’ve carefully designed this edition’s conference programme to deliver tailored expertise, multifaceted perspectives and dynamic solutions to those top-line issues that matter most.