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Dubai seals the deal to host World Chambers Congress in 2021

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The World Chambers Congress, the flagship event of the International Chamber of Commerce’s (ICC) World Chambers Federation (WCF), will be co-organised by the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry for its 12th edition in 2021. Made today, the announcement that the three-day global forum would take place in Dubai concludes months of competition among leading chambers in the Africa and Middle East region.

What does cultural diversity mean to you?

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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.