Innovation & IP

ICC optimistic progress can be made at Copenhagen climate summit

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With negotiations for a climate change convention reaching a critical moment, ICC believes progress can be made on an agreement that will include action by major emitters, support intellectual property rights, and keep all energy options open.

ICC and Egyptian PM express support for continuation of unique forum

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Meeting on the sidelines of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in Egypt this week, ICC Secretary General Jean Rozwadowski encouraged Egyptian Prime Minister Ahmed Nazif, and Egyptian Minister of Communications and Information Technology Tarek Kamel, to express their support of the forum as a unique venue of exchange on a wide range of Internet governance issues.

Global economic growth depends on informed Internet policymaking, business leaders tell Internet Governance Forum

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The future of the Internet is everyone’s concern. As a gateway to abundant resources that can help raise global living standards, the continued evolution and success of the Internet is essential. This was the message delivered today by business leaders to the UN-linked Internet Governance Forum (IGF), taking place in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt.

Global business welcomes new ICANN and NTIA commitments

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The International Chamber of Commerce has praised a new “Affirmation of Commitments” announced yesterday by the United States National Telecommunications and Information Administration and the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN).

Voice of business heard at Global Alliance for ICT and Development

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Information and communication technologies (ICTs) play an important role stimulating economic growth and development around the world. As a primary innovator and partner in putting ICTs to work, business is a crucial participant at international meetings and forums on such issues.