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ICC represents business at the Second High-level United Nations Conference on South-South Cooperation (BAPA+40)

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The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) is representing the global business community this week at a major United Nations (UN) conference on South-South Cooperation. The conference was convened to mark the 40th anniversary of the adoption of the Buenos Aires Plan of Action for Promoting and Implementing Technical Cooperation among developing countries.

World Chambers Competition sees record number of submissions

World Chambers Competition

The 2019 edition of the World Chambers Competition organised by the International Chamber of Commerce’s (ICC) World Chambers Federation (WCF), has received a total of 73 entries from 29 countries, the second highest number of projects in the Competition’s 16-year history.

4 ways #11WCC will expand your network (and your mind)

John Denton World Chambers

Industry events are a great place for professionals to make connections and showcase the unique value of their offerings. To help maximise your impact during the upcoming World Chambers Congress, we’re bringing you four ways you can make the most out of our much-anticipated three-day event.

ICC celebrates 2019 Business for Peace Honourees

Business for Peace Award

Three business leaders exemplifying ‘businessworthy’ values and shaping society for the better have been named 2019 Oslo Business for Peace Award winners. This year’s laureates are Agbor Ashumanyi Ako, the Co-founder of GiftedMom; Alice Laugher, the CEO of Committed to Good (CTG); and Hamdi Ulukaya, the Founder and CEO of Chobani.

5 takeaways from the 5th ICC Asia Pacific CEO Forum

Ceo Forum

The 5th ICC Asia Pacific CEO Forum took place this week in Jakarta, bringing together government and business leaders for discussions on some of the most pressing global issues for people and the planet.

ICC-ECCO publish Guide to International Offset Contracts

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The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), in collaboration with the European Club for Countertrade and Offset (ECCO), has released guidance to help firms navigate and negotiate international offset contracts – a growing phenomenon in global trade across a variety of strategic sectors.