The World Trade Organization’s (WTO) 2018 Public Forum kicks off in Geneva, Switzerland this week under the theme ‘Trade 2030’.
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Global leaders and experts from the public and private sectors came together on opening day of the high-level week of the United Nation’s General Assembly (UNGA), this week to highlight real-world thinking on how business and governments can best use new technologies and mobile solutions to meet sustainable development goals.
As part of the United Nations (UN) High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development in New York, the SDG Business Forum gathered governments and business leaders to take stock on progress made so far on the SDGs.
In response to the European Commission’s proposed provisions for cross-border data flows in trade and investment agreements, ICC calls on EU member states to prevent digital protectionism.
The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) 10th annual Global Survey shows that 60% of banks are moving towards greater digitalisation, though only 9% say technology solutions have so far increased efficiency.
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.
Three small business winners of a Google video competition in partnership with ICC and the WTO travelled to Silicon Valley to attend a digital trade course.
The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has appointed Diego Molano Vega to serve as the Chair and Ambassador for its Business Action to Support the Information Society (BASIS) initiative.
E-commerce week gets underway in Geneva this week converging over 1000 participants – including government officials, CEOs and international organisations - to discuss development opportunities and challenges associated with the evolving digital economy.
Recent months have seen governments around the world lay out proposals for taxing the digital economy. ICC recommends that any measures be developed on the basis of international tax rules and seek an alignment with global efforts.